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Across most of the world, the percentage of adults with great jobs rarely tops 10%

3 Billion Still Looking for Great Jobs

by Cevat Giray Aksoy and Ralph De Haas

Economists from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development investigate how changes in Middle Eastern countries since the Arab Spring have affected people's lives and their social, economic and political preferences.

72% of the world smiled yesterday

Question & Answer

Jihad Fakhreddine, Gallup's Regional Director for the World Poll in MENA, and Iman Berrached discuss some of the issues women face in MENA.

by Zacc Ritter

The most significant declines in U.S. leadership approval between 2016 and 2017 occurred in freer nations connected to the U.S. through a dense network of political and economic ties.

by Zacc Ritter

Approval of U.S. leadership under the Trump administration dropped worldwide, particularly among educated, higher-income and urban adults.

All-time low: U.S. leadership approval drops 18 points in Trump's first year.

Americans in 1947 broadly supported a U.N. plan to partition the British Mandate for Palestine into two states -- one Arab, one Jewish.