Iraq’s economy is hurtling down a road to ruin but it is not too late for a change of course.
A bitter Gulf feud with a lengthy history of mutual recrimination may be headed toward a settlement but entrenched positions and obstinate players stand in the way.
Arab Digest · Airwars: tracking the airstrike toll
Last week’s assassination of a leading Iranian nuclear scientist ratchets up tensions as an anxious Middle East waits to see how the Iranians will respond and whether Donald Trump will deliver a parting shot before he finally exits.
A string of assassinations in the Syrian province of Daraa underscores how high the stakes are in a struggle for ascendancy between Russia and Iran in the south of the country.
As Covid-19 continues its alarming march, the Middle East is facing difficult challenges and hard choices.
A gloomy prognosis for the emergence of a Palestine state in the wake of normalisation and other strategic regional geo-political shifts.
The “Abraham Accords” are a signal that new alliances are forming rapidly in the Middle East as the US continues its retreat from the region.
Arab Digest · A dangerous game: Turkey and the politics of energy
Two MENA experts and their thoughts on what a continuation of the Trump presidency or a victory by Joe Biden will mean for the Middle East.