Christian Science Monitor
Beirut-based correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor and author of Killing Mr. Lebanon: The Assassination of Rafik Hariri and Its Impact on the Middle East
Ramadan began today for Muslims around the world, a month of abstinence from food and drink from sunrise to sunset. Its themes include personal commitment, purity and sacrifice.
Aug. 1, 2011from To the Point
In Syria today, thousands of protesters took to the streets after Friday prayers in Damascus and other cities. Some were met by heavily armed soldiers using tear gas, electrified…
Apr. 1, 2011from To the Point
Elections in Lebanon have produced a surprising result.
Jun. 8, 2009from To the Point
Josh Barro talks with Christine Emba, Michael Steele and Emily Bazelon.
Jun. 19from Left, Right & Center
If the federal government won’t fix the U-S Constitution, California ought to write its own.
Jul. 2from Zócalo's Connecting California
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday that international students will not be allowed to stay in the U.S. if they cannot take in-person college courses this fall.
Jul. 7from Greater LA
Dominique Fung’s paintings unpack her understanding of her own cultural identity. Paul Sepuya’s photographs bring emotions to disembodied digital communication.
Jun. 23from Arts & Culture Stories
Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.
Jul. 2from To the Point
Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.
Jun. 26from Left, Right & Center
A Facebook post looking for Black video editors sparked hateful comments and allegations of “anti-white racism,” drawing attention to Hollywood’s lack of diversity and reluctance to…
Jun. 25from Greater LA
As BLM protests sweep the globe, the movement’s co-founder Melina Abdullah talks about its roots and her hopes for the coming years.
Jun. 19from Scheer Intelligence
Bernie Sanders may never make it to the White House, but, just when we need them most, socialists like “Bigger than Bernie” co-author Meagan Day have picked up his torch.
Jun. 26from Scheer Intelligence