Youth unemployment is a major driver of radicalization in Tunisia, which supplies more fighters to Syria and Iraq than any other country.
Despite incurring heavy losses, Hezbollah stands to gain from its participation in the Syrian civil war on the side of Assad.
The terrorist group aims to shrink the “grayzone”: the plane of coexistence between Muslims in the West and their non-Muslim countrymen.
In our seventh episode, Middle East Weekly looks at the prospects of a one-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, the Iraqi government’s campaign against ISIL in western Mosul, and how...
JMEPP speaks with Gregory Aftandilian on the devastating battles for Aleppo and Mosul -and what’s next for Syria and Iraq.
Fareed Yasseen, Iraq’s ambassador to the US, is optimistic about defeating ISIL – but sees several structural threats to Iraq’s stability.
A propaganda war between the Iraqi government and ISIL is raging alongside the military campaign to retake Mosul.
Middle East Weekly discusses Trump’s pledge to move the US embassy to Jerusalem, and Tunisian jihadis returning home after fighting in Syria and Iraq.
Egypt The Egyptian pound lost nearly half its value as the Egyptian government decided to let the currency float. The devaluation was a key condition for Egypt to receive a...
For the past 35 years, the United States has been militarily involved in the Middle East – from Lebanon to Libya, Iraq to Syria. Yet this extensive involvement in the...