Last week’s press conference by Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) leader Abu Mohammed al-Joulani was noted for its changing tact and rhetoric, especially towards minorities. However, in light of HTS’ past crimes against minority groups, is this a lasting shift?
Anti-refugee hostility is growing in Turkey and Lebanon, the two countries with the highest number of Syrian refugees, as many are forced back to their homes despite intense conflict and the threat of imprisonment.
Tunisia's former President, Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, died on Thursday following a long battle against cancer. Among the Tunisian people, the memory of the man who ruled the country for 23 years before being ousted in 2011, triggering the Arab Spring movement, is decidedly mixed.