Syria

How is Russia Capitalizing on US-Iran Tensions in Syria?

The US demanded Russia addresses the movements of Iran, al-Assad, and their allies, post an agreement to create de-escalation zones.

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Reasons behind Increased Recourse to Sanctions in the Region

There is a growing trend from the part of UN organizations, major international and regional powers to impose sanctions on states.

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Causes and Implications of Russia’s Growing Military Power in Syria

The understandings reached between the United States and Russia have contributed to an expansion of the scope of ceasefire in Syria.

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Is a New “National Army” Being Formed in Syria?

Lt. Colonel Muhannad al-Talla revealed that talks are underway with representatives of the US-led Global Coalition to Counter ISIS.

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Why is Reintegration of Children Lost to Arab Region’s Conflicts Complicated?

Children caught in conflict zones in the Arab region become more vulnerable due to poverty and insecurity.

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Significance of the New Kurdish Arrangements in Northern Syria

The PYD continues its efforts and takes new executive actions with the aim of turning the federal system into reality.

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How Is SDF Dealing with Preparations for the Battle for Deir Ezzor?

The so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is making steady progress on the ground in Raqqa, ISIS’ main stronghold in Syria.

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Why do March 8 parties want Lebanon to join the Iranian-Syrian axis?

March 8 parties – particularly Hezbollah – in support of the Iranian axis have sought rapprochement with Bashar al-Assad’s regime and t

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Do undeveloped Interests Drive Widening Disagreements among Allies in the Middle East?

In the Middle East, increasing divergence and regression now dominate relations between allies.

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Increasing Concerns: Why Did Israeli PM Visit Russia?

Netanyahu's fourth visit to Moscow in 16 months to came amid Israel’s increasing concern over the current developments in Syria.

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Astana Talks

Turkey and Iran from Rivalry to Collaboration

An unprecedented level of military talks between Iran and Turkey have been marked by the visit of Mohammad Hossein Bagheri, to Turkey.

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Deferred Confrontation: How is Israel Dealing with Iranian Presence in Syria?

The Israeli army’s biggest military exercise in 19 years, which began on September 5, aims to send direct message to Iran.

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How is De-escalation in Idlib Affecting the War in Syria?

A recent sixth round of Syria peace talks held on September 14 and 15 in Astana resulted in establishing a fourth de-escalation zones.

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How are Syria’s Kurds Dealing with Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Referendum?

Despite the ongoing conflicts in the two countries, Kurds are willing to speed up steps that can be built on in the future.

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How is Natural Gas Driving Politics in the Middle East?

Some views maintain that gas will replace oil in future conflicts and similarly influence global economy and international security.

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