MIDDLE EAST

Turkey was hailed as an example for a modern Muslim democracy during the early 2000s. The current ruling party that came to power in 2002 implemented reforms that were aligned ...

George W. Bush is widely considered to be the worst President in American History, with good reason. But what was his biggest failure? Iraq? Katrina? The Stock Market? The answer ...

Some Gazans fear that Turkey’s generosity may come at high price Since Israel imposed its blockade on the Gaza Strip after Hamas’ victory in the 2006 legislative elections, besieged Gazans have received remarkable regional and ...

In January, 2020 following the assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, the Iraqi parliament voted unanimously for the removal of the remaining U.S. troops in the country. The non-binding resolution ...

Coronavirus has hit the world hard this year. Though not being the first pandemic for the world to face in modern history, the level of severity is astonishingly high even ...

In case you haven’t been following up on the past year of political turmoil in Israel, here is a brief review: On April 9, 2019, elections were held to determine ...

Introduction In Idlib, the Turkish counteroffensive is on the march. At least this is the message that Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to imprint in the minds of Syrian President Bashar ...

Are Turkish-Iranian relations transformed from an alliance of common interests to struggle for regional influence? Introduction The Arab region has great economic and strategic importance at the global level. In ...

Introduction  Many authors seem to believe that quiet diplomacy helped to win the cold war, by gently maneuvering behind the scenes. Hence, I argue; if diplomats were able to bring ...

 The President Rohani said his country is now enriching uranium at a higher level than before the nuclear deal restricted that activity — an assertion that is likely to anger ...