Pompeo outlines an Iran strategy, Israel rejects Russia’s buffer zone proposal for Syria, and Turkey ends its two-year state of emergency.
Latest in Syrian Civil War
Trump and Putin agree to secure the Israel-Syria border, Iran is on a diplomatic offensive to secure its oil exports, and new protests erupt in southern Iraq.
The Assad regime captures Deraa, the Trump administration tries a “Gaza first” approach to Israeli-Palestinian peace, and Erdogan’s new cabinet worries markets.
Erdogan gets the executive powers he’s cultivated for years, the Assad regime is marching toward the Jordanian border, and Iran’s economic troubles prompts new protests.
Turkey's cities are grappling with hundreds of thousands of refugees, but more remains to be done.
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.
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.