Tagged: Iraq

Scorched Earth in Iraq and Syria

This week’s ouster of so-called Islamic State (ISIS) forces from the Syrian city of Palmyra sparked cautious optimism from some observers. Aside from the destruction of the city’s ancient ruins,...

Middle East Weekly Roundup: March 7th, 2016

Headline of the Week GCC Designates Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization After accusing Hezbollah of perpetrating hostile acts against Gulf states, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) designated the group as...