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Stian Overdahl

Debating the Economic Effects of Transitional Justice

Signs that Tunisia’s political elites want to abandon its transitional justice process lead some to rue a missed chance for the truth-telling and reform the country bitterly needs.

Political manoeuvring from Tunisia's main parties is leading to worries that its transitional justice process, covering more than 50 years of authoritarian rule, is being marginalised.
Interview with Guillaume Binet

French photographer Guillaume Binet talks about his experiences working in migrant camps in Libya and the importance of covering ‘difficult’ subjects. 

Aden, 2015. The port town in Yemen was reduced to rubble, ravaged by the incessant shelling of the Houthi militia that had surrounded the city
Ghassan Salamé disembarks from the UN plane in Al-Qubbah.
Interview with Mattia Toaldo

What tasks face Ghassan Salamé, the new head of the UN mission to Libya? Will the recent Paris peace agreement make a difference? We spoke with Mattia Toaldo, senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations.

A view of the skyline in Doha, Qatar's capital.
Pyrrhic Manoeuvres Among the Gulf States

They thought they could break tiny Qatar with bluster and pressure. But now as the Gulf crisis stretches on, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates may be doing more damage to themselves than to Qatar.

Tinariwen played at Heimathafen in Berlin.
Tinariwen Live in Berlin

They’re face of modern Tuareg music. As seasoned performers, Tinariwen know exactly how to please an audience with their live show.

Technology startups have a massive potential to change the Middle East, believes Fadi Ghandour.
Interview with Fadi Ghandour

With the Middle East business landscape being steadily transformed by technology, tech start-ups are an opportunity for a new generation to empower itself through innovation says Fadi Ghandour.

Startups Try to Get Ahead in Egypt

Ahmed Wadi’s startup Money Fellows digitises the rotating savings and credit association (ROSCO) model. To launch to the next level, he’s looking for VC funding and regulatory approval.