Oil prices fluctuate dramatically
Barney Gimbel, a writer at Fortune Magazine, discusses the wild swings in oil prices over the last few weeks.
Posted: September 23, 2008 18:00
Saudis celebrate unification on national day
Saudi Arabia's national day coincides with the end of Ramadan.
Posted: September 23, 2008 14:34
Week in review: World markets, Israel and Pakistan
Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week's events.
Posted: September 22, 2008 09:06
World elections spark blogger reactions
In recent weeks, several national elections took place around the world. Here is a round-up of the newly elected with comments from bloggers.
Posted: September 19, 2008 16:49
Israel tests dog DNA to track down littering owners
An Israeli city introduces a new dog curbing program that collects local dog DNA.
Posted: September 19, 2008 11:10
Violent attacks escalate in Iraq
Bernard Haykel, Princeton University professor of Near Eastern studies, speculates that al-Qaeda is responsible for the new wave of violence in Iraq.
Posted: September 18, 2008 15:53
Israel picks new party leader in close election
Israel's election of a new leader for the ruling Kadima Party may impact U.S. relations with the country.
Posted: September 18, 2008 12:45
Reactions to change and death in the Middle East
Journalist Raghida Dergham discusses current challenges in Yemen, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Posted: September 17, 2008 16:16
Israel’s Kadima Party elects new leader
Alon Ben-Meir discusses the Israeli political scene on the verge of the Israeli Kadima party's election results.
Posted: September 17, 2008 16:02
The original Al Qaeda is defeated
A Worldfocus contributing blogger assesses Al Qaeda's condition and outlines its history.
Posted: September 11, 2008 10:20