MIDDLE EAST

A cradle of civilization... and now, conflagration.

Biden's Big Iran Challenge Looms

President Joe Biden has a small window for resetting with Tehran.

Smell the Coffee: Middle East Women Brew Silent Revolution

From baristas to roasters and judges to quality experts, women are reshaping the industry in the conservative region.

This Startup Star Is the New Face of Saudi Arabia

Adwa Al Dakheel, 28, is fostering the next generation of Saudi entrepreneurs as one of the kingdom's biggest innovators.

OZY TV

Real Talk Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

Butterfly Effect: The Saharan Quicksand Biden Can't Avoid

President Trump's recent deals with Morocco and Sudan are a lose-lose legacy Biden will inherit.

The Pro-Trump Middle East Voters Who Could Swing Michigan

The Chaldean Catholic community in Michigan backed Donald Trump in 2016.

The Biggest Challenge for Apple and Spotify in North Africa: YouTube

YouTube is reaping the rewards of a seed sown in lands where no one else would tread.

The Secret Weapon of Arab Regimes — Influencers and Vloggers

The most repressive regimes in the Middle East are paying social media influencers to recast their image in softer tones.

Butterfly Effect: In a Trump 2.0, MBZ Could Be the New MBS

The US president is hedging his bets in the Middle East, and he’s not depending only on Saudi Arabia.

Can These Female Techno Stars Change the Middle East?

Held back for decades by the region’s conservative religious and political landscape, Arab female techno artists are finally breaking through.

OZY PODCAST

When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

Butterfly Effect: The Next Nuclear Race Is Starting

A nuclear free-for-all looms — ignoring the lessons of the horrific Hiroshima bombing 75 years ago.

The Biggest Health Care Cost for 27 Countries? FGM

A new assessment by the WHO shows that it's not just women who are bleeding from female genital mutilation — their countries are too.

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