Syria

Hesitant Rapprochement: Will Rouhani’s Visit Reduce Differences with Moscow?

Iran is making attempts to upgrade its co-operation with Russia, especially after differences between Tehran and Moscow escalated.

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The Next Scenario

US Airstrikes in Syria: Implications on the Crisis in Yemen

There is a significant shift in the current US administration approach, led by Donald Trump, towards the crisis in Yemen.

Dr. Hammud Nasser Alqadami

How Does ISIS Perceive Post-Raqqa Consequences?

ISIS’ recent movements on the ground in both Syria and Iraq indicate a significant transitory development in the organization’s path.

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Fragmentation of Fronts and Gradual Annexation in Syria and Iraq

Regular armies, parallel militias and hybrid groups are pursuing a new strategy in conflict zones in the Arab region.

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Can the "De-escalation Zones" Agreement Hold in Syria?

The agreement reached between Russia, Turkey and Iran on May 4, 2017 to create safe zones is currently facing multiple challenges.

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Motives and Consequences of ISIS’ ‘Cubs of the Caliphate’ Schools

ISIS other priorities now include efforts to sustain its ideology that may recede due to ongoing military operations.

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Preemptive Tactics: Motives of U.S. Second Strike in Syria

On May 18, the United States launched another airstrike against pro-Assad regime military convoy in Southern Syria.

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What Interests Does Italy Have in Conflicts of the Middle East?

The Italian government aims to achieve its national interests through involvement or non-involvement in the Middle Eastern conflicts.

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Why Are the Kurdish SDF Escalating against Iranian-Allied al-Hashd al-Shaabi?

Parties involved in the Syrian conflict and the war on ISIS are making early preparations for the aftermath of the battles for Mosul.

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Why is Politicization of Money Spreading in War-Torn States?

The deteriorating political and economic situation in war-ton countries in the Middle East have led to an increased use of banknotes.

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Preemptive Strategy

Turkey’s Options to Counter the Kurds before the Erdogan -Trump Summit

The latest Turkish airstrikes convey a set of messages by the Turkish government in a critical time.

Khorshid Delli

The Critical Moment

Turkey’s Options towards America’s Support of Syria’s Kurds

American support for Kurds in Syria has become a serious problem that threatens American-Turkish relations.

Khorshid Delli

Why Did the Iran-backed Hashd al-Shaabi Reach the Iraqi-Syrian Border?

The ability of the Hashd al-Shaabi to reach Iraq’s border with Syria and seize control of several areas has raised several questions.

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Pillars of Germany’s Foreign Policy for Middle Eastern Conflicts

Germany’s interests in the Middle East have become more obvious after internal conflicts broke out in some of the region’s Arab states.

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How is Iran Capitalizing on the Recent Attacks in Tehran?

Controversy continued to swirl over how Wednesday attacks could have been executed & whether similar attacks are possible in the future

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