Published since 1974, The Middle East is well established as the region's bestselling pan-Arab magazine in English. It provides an expert commentary on wide ranging issues in the Arab World. The editorial content profiles political and business leaders that are shaping the future of the Arab region. It is distributed on newsstands, via digital subscriptions and is also available in premier hotels and airlines via established networks throughout the region and beyond.
It combines business coverage and regional analysis with current affairs, cultural and lifestyle features and its editorial mix caters for those interested in the dynamics of the region from both a local and international perspective.
The Middle East magazine is produced by an award-winning editorial team and a number of notable correspondents. The magazine is edited by British born Pat Lancaster who joined a Fleet Street news agency specialising in the Middle East in the late 1970s. She has worked for a Gulf government news agency, travelled extensively in the region conducting interviews for a selection of British and Arab daily newspapers and magazines and is the author of several books. Some of the regular contributors to the magazine include the celebrated Iraqi author, Khalid Kishtainy, Middle East commentators Adel Darwish Adel Darwish and Sharif Nashashibi Sharif Hikmat Nashashibi, Lebanon based political analyst Ed Blanche, business expert Pamela Ann Smith and international economist Moin Siddiqi.