How Does the Sudanese Regime Respond to the Popular Protests?
The Sudanese protest movement has taken the ruling regime, the political forces, and the main parties in the country by surprise.
The Impact of Iraqi Protests on the Negotiations to Form the New Government
Despite the raging protests in central and southern Iraqi governorates, they did not alter the equations governing Iraqi politics.
Marriage of Convenience
Implications of Russian-Israeli Rapprochement on Iranian Influence in Syria
The Russian-Israeli relations are inherently unstable, as each party aims to attain its own economic, political and security interests.
Abrupt Elections and its Effect on Ankara's Foreign Policy
Holding the presidential and parliamentary elections at an abrupt date, has come to be an unexpected development in Turkey.
Gulf States’ Motives in Supporting US Withdrawal from the Nuclear Deal
The US withdrawal from the JCPOA could be the beginning of the regional project to rid the Arab Gulf of nuclear weapons.
Red Sea Alliance
Containing Threats in a Turbulent Regional Order
Saudi Arabia declared the inauguration of an alliance including six countries on the coast of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.
Time for Ties
Saudi-Emirati Security Architectures in the MENA Region
The Arab tour of the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, can be seen through different lenses of analysis.
How the recent tripartite attack on Syria took place
The strikes come against the backdrop of the accusations levelled against the regime’s forces of using chemical weapons.
Israeli Motives for Changing the Rules of the Game in Syria
The latest Israeli attack is a message of protest against the exclusion of Tel Aviv’s interests from the recent arrangements in Syria.
Exposure to Extremism
How Prisons Turn from an Instrument of Restraint to Terrorist-hotbeds
The discourse of distress and injustice that terrorist organizations rely on -often- turn prisons into spaces that serve their interest
The Turkish Lira
What Lessons can we Learn from its Downfall?
The Turkish Lira lost almost half of its value against the US Dollar during the last twelve months.
Containing Threats in Bab al-Mandab
Bab al-Mandab is witnessing an unprecedented escalation of threats endangering the global trade movement passing through the strait.
Can the EU Protect its Firms from US Sanctions against Iran?
The Europeans have then been left with a pressing challenge due to the US Sanctions on Iran.
How will Artificial Intelligence Affect the Future of the Oil Industry?
Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to cause radical transformations in the oil industry, similar to other industries.
The Trump Administration’s Use of Foreign Aid as a Punitive Measure
Most American administrations, whether republicans or democrats, used foreign aid to achieve three aims that serve their interests.
How Telegram turned into a Terrorist Platform?
Terrorist organizations resorted to the instant messaging application, Telegram, and other encrypted platforms.
Digital Transaction Revolution
Why does blockchain threaten millions of jobs in the world?
Blockchain is a revolutionary technique that will have significant repercussions on various professional fields.
The Repercussions of International Ecommerce Expansion in the Middle East
Various technological companies have succeeded in imposing their domination monopolizing technological sectors after fierce competition
New Generation of Cyber-Attacks Ahead
It is still difficult to assess the losses resulting from WannaCry, the malicious ransomware attack, despite attempts to slow it down.
How can Countries Utilize the 4IR to Boost their Economies?
The recent innovations witnessed herald a fourth industrial revolution (4IR), which will have effects on economies, and production.
Allowing Saudi Women to Drive
The royal decree allowing Saudi women to drive is a revolutionary decision. It has social, economic, and political significance.
Incitement Motives against Syrian Asylum in the Middle East
The dilemma of Syrian refugees has become so difficult that there are no practical solutions expected in the foreseeable future.
How the “globalization of fear” increases extremism within society
The fluidity and the uncertainty that prevails domestically and globally have led to a rise in the culture of fear among communities...
Motives for Killing
Assassination of Arab intellectuals by extremists
Does the assassination of Nahed Hattar present a new phenomenon in the Arab world, or is this a recurring trend?
How did aid to Aleppo fall hostage to geopolitics?
The political bargaining between the various players in the Syrian crisis is manifested in the bombing of aid convoys...
Opportunity or Threat
How is the Iranian Media Covering Turkey’s Intervention in Syria’s Afrin?
Turkey’s military intervention in Afrin, Syria, has triggered hot debate between experts and opinion writers of Iranian newspapers.
Power of Twitter
Contradictory effects on Gulf public opinion
Exploring the various explanations for the popularity of Twitter in GCC countries.