Causes and Potential Trajectories of Escalation in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta
Regaining control of Eastern Ghouta, the last major opposition stronghold, would enable the regime to consolidate recent gains.
What is happening in the Middle East?
Future for Advanced Research and Studies (FARAS) hosted the Egyptian journalist Mr. Imad Eddin Adib, on February 14, 2018.
The Future of Middle Eastern Armed Organizations in 2018
The role of armed organizations emerged and they became a reality and engaged in military action independently of states.
What’s Behind Iran’s Continued Missile Muscle-Flexing?
Iran continues to be keen to assert that it will not back down from its current policy, despite continued international pressure.
Why Humanitarian Corridors Became Increasingly Vital in the Middle East
There is increasing talk, in literature and local contexts of ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, of humanitarian corridors.
Trajectories of Turkey’s Military Presence in Syria
Turkey announced seizing control of the Syrian city of Afrin on March 18, as part of Operation Olive Branch.
Why Israel Admitted Destroying Syria’s Nuclear Reactor
Through announcing that it had destroyed a nuclear facility in Deir Ezzor, Israel wanted to send messages to Iran and the United States
Why ISIS Seeks to Expand in Dagestan
ISIS appears to be continuing to make efforts to create new terrorist hotbeds as evident in Dagestan, Russia’s North Caucasus Republic.
Will Douma Witness Confrontations between Syrian Regime and Jaish al-Islam?
Several indications reveals that Douma, the last stronghold of the armed factions, will witness a new escalation in the coming period.
Why AQIM is Interested in Syria
Strong criticism from Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) for warring terrorist groups in Syria reveals several significant issues.
Will Douma Crisis Restrict Trajectories of U.S. Military Presence in Syria?
Several views in the United States cast doubts on the possibility of taking procedural measures to withdraw troops from Syria.
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.
How Iran is Dealing with the Tripartite Military Strike on Syria
Tehran sought to downplay the strike launched on the Syrian regime on April 14 by the United States, Britain and France.
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.
How Threats Posed by Tunnels Escalated in the Middle East
Consequences of regional instability in the Middle East have escalated as a result of a spread of extensive and long tunnel networks.