The world’s biggest oil producers are pouring money into renewable energy. Why isn’t the United States, the world’s biggest oil consumer, following suit?
The United Arab Emirates, a tiny oil-rich sheikdom across the Persian Gulf from Iran, will soon be the first Arab country to build a nuclear reactor. Who will be second?
Why didn't the Arab Spring spread to the United Arab Emirates? Simple answer: Life is good.
Abu Dhabi, the tiny Persian Gulf emirate which sits atop a sea of oil, may finally be feeling the fallout from the global financial crisis.
Feeling cheated by Kuwait, abandoned by Baghdad, and betrayed by Washington, Iraq's oil-rich city of Basra in southern Iraq is turning to Iran.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki was once the great hope for democracy. Today, he looks more like Saddam-lite as the Iraqi government heads towards a dictatorship.
Iraqi journalists are harassed, beaten and murdered as the government takes violent steps to eliminate a free and open press.
A massive expansion of the US consulate in Basra suggests that the American presence in some parts of Iraq may actually increase after U.S. troops withdraw.
The Sadrist movement is gaining momentum in Iraq--thousands gathered in the streets in support of the Shiite cleric last week.
Iraq's top officials expect U.S. troops to withdraw completely by the end of the year, but Washington politicians may have their own interpretation of what that means.
Even as the U.S. draws down troop levels, concrete barriers still define Baghdad, a troubling reminder of the vast gulf separating the Iraqi public from the rulers ostensibly elected to serve them.
U.S. media outlets vigilantly covered the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, but in Iraq, where civilians are still reeling from a violent war, the event goes unrecognized.