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.
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As Turkey, Russia and the US weigh up their options, a shaky ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib province may be about to end.
Syria’s war has slipped out of the headlines but as the world’s attention is elsewhere ISIS and Russia remain busy.
On first glance, a Biden presidency would appear to offer positive solutions to Middle East challenges but such a conclusion may be far from reality.
Nine years into a civil war, the people of Syria find themselves at the mercy of foreign powers and the relentless greed of the Assad family.
Summary: when set against today’s reality a snapshot of MENA in July 2000 proves a grim comparison. So are there any grounds for hope and optimism?
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