The Muslim World
It will be richer, more powerful—and more volatile
By September 2013, his Al Jazeera show ended after nearly 17 years of continuous broadcasting. He would finally retire from public life in 2018, dedicating his remaining years to the compilation of his collected works into a single 50-volume encyclopedia.
Given his long career in the public eye, he will probably be most remembered for championing the Palestinian cause and agitating for Islamically inflected democratic reform in the Middle East. While neither of those goals has been achieved, his example is likely to inspire future generations of Muslim activists and scholars for years to come.
The shift is driven in part by the threat of arrests and efforts by police to seal off central areas of Tehran, residents say.
The Lebanese parliament failed to elect a new head of state on Thursday to replace President Michel Aoun when his term ends on Oct. 31, signalling the likelihood of the post being left vacant as the country grapples with a .
CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Yemen warned that the risk of a return to fighting “is real,” urging warring parties to accept a longer extension of the current ceasefire due to expire next month.
NEW YORK (AP) — Saudi Arabia appears to be leaving behind the stream of negative coverage that the killing of Jamal Khashoggi elicited since 2018.