King Abdullah tries to contain popular outrage over new taxes and subsidy reductions, the Gulf crisis enters its second year, and Turkey and the U.S. reach an agreement on the Kurdish presence in Manbij.
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The alliances in Yemen’s civil war shift again, Assad is pushes his luck in southwest Syria, and France presses Libya’s factions to hold elections.
The United States will go with sanctions alone against Iran, the Saudi crown prince’s campaign for reform without reformers, and the Assad regime waits for better terms.
Trump appears poised to scuttle the Iran deal, Russia tries to mediate between Israel and Iran to prevent direct conflict in Syria, and it’s election season in the Middle East.
Israel just carried out another strike on an Iranian military facility in Syria. Iran is likely preparing a response.
The reaction to the multinational strike on Assad’s chemical weapons facilities, the political crisis in Libya, and the Gulf feud’s latest casualty: Emirati-Somali ties.
Iran has paid a heavy price to prop up the Assad regime. It's finally paying off.
Can a one-off military strike deter Syria’s Assad from using chemical weapons again? The data suggests no.
What if the United States sought to push back on Russian influence in the region? Here are several steps to consider.
A week after Trump requested plans for U.S. withdrawal from Syria he is now weighing strikes on the regime, Israel targets a Iranian forces at a Syrian airbase, and another bloody Friday in Gaza.