As the Iraqi government tries to wrest control of Fallujah from the Islamic State, many in the region have expressed concern over the ultimate fate of the city’s Sunni residents.
On March 14, Russian President Vladimir Putin unexpectedly announced the end, effective the following day, of the Russian intervention in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Five years on from the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi, Libya continues to serve as a reminder of the unfulfilled promise of the so-called Arab Spring.
The rotation of a small Turkish military training force in Iraq has become the latest headache for Turkey’s government and its president. The forces are ostensibly in Iraq to provide training for anti-ISIS fighters, including Iraqi Kurds.