Middle East
  • Fighters from the Libya Dawn militia in contested territory west of Tripoli, December 30, 2014. M. TURKIA/AFP/Getty Images

    Libya's civil war and collapsing economy harms neighboring Tunisia as trade drops and refugees pour in.Africa,Middle East,Beji Caid Essebsi,Central bank,civil war,Libya,Member states of the Arab League,Muammar Gaddafi,North Africa,oil,refugees,Tunisia,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 08, 2015, 10:19 AM EST
  • Protests, like this political one in Amman, Jordan, may occur against rising food prices. 1/23/2015. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    An increase in electricity tariffs will raise inflation but be limited by continuing food subsidies.Middle East,bread,electricity,Inflation,Jordan,National Electric Power Company,stability,subsidies,supermarkets,Syrian refugees,tariffs,wheat,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jan 28, 2015, 10:05 AM EST
  • What makes IS powerful today is the fact that they laid out their military strategy based on where oil fields are located. Middle East,energy,ISIS,Saudi Arabia,Alex Erquicia
    Published Date : Sep 15, 2014, 4:05 PM EDT