As Turkey, Russia and the US weigh up their options, a shaky ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib province may be about to end.
A transcript, edited for length and clarity, taken from the 18 September Arab Digest podcast with Sami Hamdi, editor in chief of The International Interest.
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A deal that would see Iraqi oil sent via pipeline to Jordan and Egypt has lots of upsides and one very big downside.
Arab Digest · Macron In MENA
Syria’s war has slipped out of the headlines but as the world’s attention is elsewhere ISIS and Russia remain busy.
In response to the port explosion donor countries are bypassing the government of Prime Minister Hassan Diab.
In Libya a new kind of war, with unmanned armed drones, is unfolding, offering new opportunities for weapons manufacturers.
Arab Digest · Libya and a war without end
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.