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Russia Flies Warplanes from Iran

Middle East Policy Council, August 19, 2016

Russia's recent use of Iranian airbases to launch airstrikes in Syria has surprised many in the Middle Eastern ...

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A News Roundup on the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

Middle East Policy Council, August 17, 2016

For many, the Rio Olympics have been a respite from continuous news coverage of seemingly intractable violence around ...

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In Turkey, Divisions Remain Despite Anti-Coup Rallies

Middle East Policy Council, August 11, 2016

A massive anti-coup rally was held in Turkey on Sunday, with the leaders of several opposition parties joining ...

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Syrian Civil War Grinds On

Middle East Policy Council, August 8, 2016

Fighting continues in Syria’s second city, Aleppo, where rebels are struggling to break a siege by government forces. ...

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Arab League Summit Suffers Low Turn Out

Middle East Policy Council, August 1, 2016

This year’s Arab League summit met in Mauritania as the region continues to struggle with instability and war in ...

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Yemen Crisis Worsens as UN-Brokered Peace Process Teeters

Middle East Policy Council, July 29, 2016

In Yemen, the Houthi rebels and former president Ali Abdullah Saleh have announced their intention to create a ...

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