Headlines of Channel economist - middle_east_and_africa


Qatar quit OPEC because of politics, not oil [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
The promise and peril of Ethiopia’s democratic revolution [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
Angola’s go-to app for delivering live goats to your door [6 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
Qatar decides to leave OPEC [3 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
A new push to resolve the conflict over Western Sahara [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
How Qatar is preparing for the World Cup, despite an Arab embargo [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
President João Lourenço sees himself as an Angolan Deng Xiaoping [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
Can the Sea of Galilee be saved? [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
The struggle to get Ebola vaccine to rebel-held areas of Congo [29 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
An alleged chemical attack by rebels threatens a truce in Syria [26 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
A British academic is jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
God wants Ethiopians to prosper [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
An unfair election in Bahrain will not satisfy the Shia majority [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Will smuggled files lead to justice for the Assad regime's victims? [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Boko Haram is becoming even more extreme [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Binyamin Netanyahu has overcome one challenge. Bigger tests await [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
The Gambia grapples with the legacy of its former dictator [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
A mysterious Shia group has Nigeria worried [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Designer vaginas are all the rage in Lebanon [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
An election looms in Israel [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Cocoa processing is not a golden ticket for west Africa [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Conflict in the Gulf is hurting Dubai [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Sanctions on Eritrea are lifted [15 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
How to bring peace to Libya [11 November 2018 | 6:00 am]
Chinese medicine is on the rise in Africa [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Africa’s growing cities are inspiring protest and opposition parties [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Tunisia takes a cinematic look at jihadists [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Libya’s feuds cross the Mediterranean [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
John Magufuli is fostering a climate of fear in Tanzania [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Voters in Madagascar have many candidates, but little real choice [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Ethiopia’s re-education camps are open again [3 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Iraq’s new prime minister inherits a better country [3 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Israel’s prime minister visits Oman, an Arab monarchy—and is welcomed [3 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Africa needs a green revolution [3 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
America turns the screws on Iran [1 November 2018 | 5:40 pm]
A hint of hope for a ceasefire in Yemen [1 November 2018 | 5:40 pm]
A journalist is confirmed dead. Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is defiant [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
Mozambique’s economy is in the doldrums [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
Famines are becoming more frequent in the Sahel [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
Rare bats are thriving amid the ruins of war [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
Egypt stops privatising state-owned firms [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
Why Donald Trump is popular in Africa [24 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Airlines in the Middle East are forced to take the long way [20 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Saudi Arabia admits Jamal Khashoggi is dead [20 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Zimbabwe’s shops are empty and prices are soaring [20 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
China is broadening its efforts to win over African audiences [20 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Redemption city is the anti-Lagos [20 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Saudi Arabia’s alliances are being tested as never before [18 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Nigeria’s presidential election pits a wheeler-dealer against a soldier [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Why dissidents are gathering in Istanbul [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Israel’s ties with China are raising security concerns [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Did Saudi Arabia kill Jamal Khashoggi? [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
For the first time in years, Eritreans can leave their country freely [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Trying to sell beer in Muslim Niger [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Saudi Arabia’s repression reaches Istanbul [7 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
A new Arab military alliance has dim prospects [6 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
The ruling duo that kept Tunisia stable has parted ways [6 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Why Cape Town’s murder rate is rising [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
Africa’s oldest president, campaigns for another term in Cameroon [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
Egyptians are upset by Britain’s disregard for a gift [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
Repression in Saudi Arabia has reached a new level [4 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
There are no quick fixes for South Africa’s economy [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
What Russia’s upgrade of Syria’s air defences means for Israel [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
Somaliland’s inviting Ottoman heritage [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
A floating electricity plant divides Lebanon [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
Egypt’s president grows even more intolerant of dissent [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
Iran’s troubles are mounting at home and abroad [27 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Africa’s high birth rate is keeping the continent poor [22 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Child marriage in Africa [22 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Surprisingly, Congo’s election may take place in December [21 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Turkey and Russia cut a deal over Syria [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
France may take the lead in fighting jihadists [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
A general tells Israel that its army must be still readier to fight [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
Russia defers one crisis in Syria, but is embroiled in another [18 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Rivalry between America and Iran threatens to wrench Iraq apart again [15 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
America turns its back on the Palestinian leadership [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
Yemen tries gun control [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
Zambia slumps towards another debt crisis [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
The world’s least blessed cheesemakers are in Congo [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
Kinshasa’s traffic police make 80% of their income “informally” [8 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
The battle for Syria’s last rebel redoubt looms [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
The race to be president of Nigeria has begun [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
Donald Trump’s peace proposal is not realistic [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
Why Israel still moves on Ottoman-era railway tracks [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
South Africa slips into recession [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
Lebanon’s economy has long been sluggish. Now a crisis looms [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
Battling Ebola in a war zone in Congo [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
Shias are doing better in Saudi Arabia [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
The revival of Ponte is a potent symbol of Johannesburg’s renewal [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
Kofi Annan helped define the UN, in success and failure [25 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
When will Binyamin Netanyahu call an election in Israel? [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
Land reform in South Africa has been slow and inept [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
The arrest of Bobi Wine has shaken Uganda [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
Will a flurry of diplomacy help Israel and the Palestinians? [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
Efforts to tackle official abuses in Kenya are failing [18 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
A year after big protests, Faure Gnassingbé hangs on in Togo [18 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
Ethiopians are going wild for Abiy Ahmed [18 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
Eager to please America, the Gulf states want a role in Afghanistan [18 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
The Egyptian authorities crack down on culture [18 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
Europe is coddling Arab strongmen to keep out refugees [16 August 2018 | 2:00 am]