Militias formed to fight the Islamic State are putting the political independence of the Iraqi government in jeopardy.
Author: Joseph Ataman
A Saudi evolution to a green energy future is possible and within grasp. But it will require persistence from both government and citizens.
One thing is certain: given Iran’s economic and security landscapes, President Rouhani will face an extremely challenging four years.
In our 14th episode, Middle East Weekly investigates what Turkey’s ‘Yes’ vote in the referendum means for the country. Our team of editors also delves into why over 1,000 Palestinians...
Despite incurring heavy losses, Hezbollah stands to gain from its participation in the Syrian civil war on the side of Assad.
A special Middle East Weekly episode this week looks at Donald Trump’s u-turns of U.S. policy in the region. Our team looks at U.S. missile strikes on Syria in response to...
According to Robert Ford, former US Ambassador to Syria, there is “not much” the United States can do to shape the outcome of the conflict.
Middle East Weekly’s 11th episode analyzes the release of Egypt’s ex-president, convicted for the killing of protesters in 2011’s uprising, and what this means for Egypt post-Arab Spring. We also...
We cover Turkey’s latest war of words with Europe, the future of Syria’s Kurds, and the US-UK ban on electronics on Middle Eastern airlines.
We discuss an Israeli bill banning BDS supporters from the country, Saudi’s first comic convention, and the legacy of the Iran-Iraq War.