U.S. President Donald Trump has made Saudi Arabia the first stop on his maiden international trip. For many in the region, the choice of destination signals an important realignment in the region. Mr.
The visit of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House in early May appears to have generated some hope among regional commentators that U.S. President Donald Trump may resuscitate the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Regional Arab observers see Mr.
Iran’s presidential elections are scheduled to take place in two weeks’ time.
Sixty-nine years since its founding, the state of Israel continues to labor under the burden of its past and present.
U.S. officials believe that the Syrian regime unleashed a brutal chemical weapons attack against civilians on April 4th in rebel-held Idlib province. While the Bashar al Assad government has denied responsibility, few outside of Moscow questions its culpability. U.S.
Turkish voters have approved — by a thin margin — constitutional changes transforming Turkey’s government into a presidential system. The vote is seen as an endorsement for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who now may occupy the powerful seat of the presidency until 2029.
The unpredictable nature of the Trump White House made headlines last week as U.S. ships launched a cruise missile strike on a Syrian military base said to have launched the April 4th chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Shaykhun.
Two years have passed since the start of the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen.
Relations between Turkey and the EU have been on a downward trend for some time.
News of Russian troops deployed in Egypt to assist the Libyan National Army has made clear what many already suspected: Russia is in the Middle East to stay. Many regional observers have received news of rising Russian influence in the region with a mixture of caution and curiosity.