A roundup of global commentary for the Dec. 19, 2016 weekly magazine.
Police in Riyadh arrested the woman Monday, citing 'violations of general morals.'
Bad ideas can -- and will -- be beaten by better ideas. But the victory is rarely a quick one. Idea wars are won person by person.
New voices rise across the Arab world to prevent a lost generation from answering the jihadists' militant call in a message war crucial to the region’s balance of power.
Former vice president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore met with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to talk about climate change.
The cereal company is under attack from news site Breitbart after pulling advertisements on Tuesday. But voters unhappy with the results of the election are striking back by boycotting companies with whom they disagree politically.
How Gift of the Givers, a Muslim-funded philanthropy in Africa, has become one of the world's most unusual charities.
US relations with Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey are some of the most challenging in the region, and Donald Trump's election looks likely to unsettle them all.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met with a wanted Muslim rebel leader who emerged after three years of hiding in an effort to jump-start a peace process.
The UN says it has reports of atrocities committed by Islamic State fighters against nearby villagers.
The self-proclaimed Islamic State is claiming responsibility for an attack in Pakistan. It's unclear how much of a hand it could have had.
Climate change attracted very little focus in the debates. It's not because there's no difference between the candidates – but because talking about it might not benefit anyone.