Middle East

Troops loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government have shot down a fighter jet belonging to the eastern forces under the command of General Khalifa Haftar, on the same day the renegade military leader held talks with Egypt’s president in Cairo. Military sources ...

This month of February marks the 40th anniversary of the Iranian revolution of 1979, which overthrew the Pahlavi dynasty, whose last representative is Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Ayatollah Khomeini then took the lead in Iran and establish a theocratic republic. ...

The launchers of Russian-made S-300 missile defense systems deployed to Syria have been erected, new satellite images released on Tuesday showed. “Due to the current regional tension and the detected erection of the launchers it is possible that the mentioned ...

In foreign policy, every state has a duty to ensure the security of its people and its territory. In addition to this eternal objective, a world power like the United States is eager to maintain its hegemony in the places ...

Yemen’s situation is one of the worse situations the world has known for the past decades. Recently highlighted by the international community, this war started in 2014.. The UN is now talking about resolutions in order to find solutions. This ...

In the 21st century, the Middle East will witness a new and unalike kind of war. Despite economic pressures, ethnic and sectarian dissections, terrorism activities, religious radicalism, organized crime and environmental crisis, the likelihood of water war has escalated in ...

Pakistan and Israel two nation-states that emerged on the globe through religious ideologies. Israel paved its way for a state under the umbrella of British-devised Balfour agreement, which insisted on a state-for-Jews while Pakistan made its way for independence when ...

The recent dispute between Qatar and some of its neighbors is the most serious dispute among them in years, and has the potential to further destabilize an already turbulent region. But the crisis also presents a potential opportunity. If a ...

The content for this article is made possible by Cakra Studi Global Strategis (CSGS) first ever monthly discussion. The discussion was attended by students and professors from International Relations departments originating from three different campuses in Surabaya, Indonesia. As the ...

Iraqi Kurdistan since the formation of Iraq on the way from one crisis to another and now stepping into an unknown and problematic one, but of course there will be a future of Kurdistan independence as long as there is ...