The collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the European partition of its territories more or less defined the borders of what we now know as the nation-states of the Middle East and North Africa.
As a consequence, the composition of each country’s society is a mixture of different heritages comprehending both the imperial and the colonial past, together with the impact of modernity and its technological revolution.
Fanack’s extensive society archive covers an analysis of each society in the region, in its various aspects including culture, religion, population, and more:
Wheat imports have been hampered as a result of Moscow's military assault, causing the price of unsubsidized bread to rise by about 50 percent per loaf.
In recent months, Kuwait has witnessed a surge in misogynistic tirades by conservative men in positions of power.
The scene that drew the most attention was that of actress Mona Zaki's character removing her underwear.
It's high time we change the narrative—to change any narrative in which a person is killed, thrown off a balcony, arrested, imprisoned, taunted, interrogated, …
The long-awaited search for justice for victims of accused Lebanese serial sexual assaulter Marwan Habib has taken an international turn.
Underage marriage has many complex reasons, which may be divided into two main types, related, respectively, to poverty and religious dogma.