Zaina Konbaz is currently a research assistant at the Middle East Institute (MEI). She has a master’s degree in political science from George Mason University. Her research interests focus on authoritarian regime emergence and resilience, human rights and terrorism in the Middle East.
On November 3, five people were shot dead and nine others wounded when three masked gunmen attacked a group of Shi’as who were leaving a mosque at the village of
A U.S. citizen working for Vinnel Arabia, an American defense contractor, was shot dead and another wounded at a gasoline station in eastern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 14 (Bloomberg