Iran sits in the middle of a complicated game of power politics in the Middle East, and there is seldom an incident where Iran is absent.
At a time of internal divisions, external pressures and touch security, economic, and social pressures, these elections come at a crucial time for the Iraqi people.
What is expected in this election is that little will change. Faces may chance, but the prevailing forces behind the faces will not. Business as usual? Most likely, yes.
Russia and China have been blamed for blocking attempts invoke R2P, but the willingness of the U.S., UK and France to act independently is equally as damaging
Israel has been in a fight with Iran since the Iranian Revolution in 1979 and the rise of Islamic Republic under the Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
What does “mission accomplished” even mean? The words are ambiguous in every aspect: what was the “mission”, and what does it mean for it to be “accomplished”?
Following the recent chemical weapons attack in Douma, the debate about a U.S. withdrawal has become further interlinked with the humanitarian question.
Footage of the attack shared on social media shows piles of lifeless bodies in rooms, corridors and stairwells, with foam visible from their noses and mouths.
Unleashing a nerve agent on to the streets of rural England is far from a divisive issue, and it dangerously oversteps the mark.
Operation Olive Branch had the opportunity to seriously strain the delicate balance of power in Syria, and the capture of Afrin city affirms Turkey’s ambitions in the long term
Fifty-eight days after Ankara instigated Operation Olive Branch, the Turkish army and its allied mercenaries have raised the Turkish flag in Afrin city centre
Fifty-five days since the launch of Operation Olive Branch, the Turkish-led military assault has made significant gains against Kurdish positions in Afrin.
23 diplomats to be removed, Russian state assets frozen, high-level bilateral meetings cancelled along with diplomatic trips to the World Cup in Russia this summer.
The flow of arms to the Middle East has more than doubled in the past five years, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
Westminster serves as an important ally for the Saudi state and in reciprocity Saudi Arabia has pumped billions into the U.K. economy.
A picture is worth a thousand words, and Hariri’s most recent trip to the Kingdom will be remembered through the selfie posted on Twitter on March 2
Cyprus has its own quarrels with Turkey; quarrels which pull the island westward towards Greece in an intertwined narrative
Turkey’s foreign policy under Erdoğan has led Ankara astray from its western allies and has done little to build bridges with its easterly neighbors
On the one hand the world cares, on the other it doesn’t
Changing realities on the ground in Syria are threatening to introduce a new phase of the civil war, and open up a new front to the conflict