An American report of teacher salaries in fourteen different countries places Moroccan teachers as the second lowest paid in the Arab world, just ahead of Algeria, earning an average monthly wage of $512. Continue reading
Turkey witnessed 9% growth in the number of tourists coming from Arab states last year, with over 3 million Arabs visiting the country for a number of reason. Tourists come to Turkey from around the Middle East for a variety of reasons, including shopping opportunities, hair transplants and to purchase homes. Continue reading
The photographer Ahmed al-Fardan was arrested in a raid on his home on Thursday 27th December 2013 and has joined the list of 4 other Bahraini photographers arrested in a string of crackdowns since the start of the Arab Spring.
Bahrain’s Crown Prince warns that America could lose its influence in the Arab world if it does not adjust its current foreign policy in the region. This, combined with Russian efforts in August to stop an American attack on Syria, is pushing Middle Eastern states to closer relations with Russia as an alternative to the US.