In Depth: Middle East

21 Jan 2017

The New Arab-Israeli Alliance

Michael J. Totten's blog I wrote the following essay for the summer issue of World Affairs . It hasn't been available online until now, but it's just as relevant now as it was when I wrote it. During the early years of the Obama ...

20 Jan 2017

The New Arab–Israeli Alliance

The Sunni Arab world, unofficially led by Saudi Arabia, is quietly forging a de facto alliance with Israel against Iran. This new alliance has reduced the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to an asterisk.

ANALYSIS. Four Global Hotspots for Trump

Asia Times. Hong Kong. 01:21 PM EST

Iran Says it ‘Has Options’ if Trump Axes Nuclear Deal

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 10:55 AM EST

Arab Israelis Strike in Protest of House Demolitions

Middle East Online. 10:55 AM EST

World Bank to Give Yemen $450m in Aid

Al Bawaba. Jordan. 10:53 AM EST

UN Envoy to Libya Refused Entry into Country

The Peninsula. Qatar. 10:53 AM EST

ANALYSIS. Bahrain’s Crackdown on Opposition

AhlulBayt News Agency. Iran. 10:51 AM EST

ISIS Lost Almost a Quarter of Its Territory in 2016: Report

AhlulBayt News Agency. Iran. 10:51 AM EST

Jordan Boosts Forces Along Iraq, Syrian Borders Amid ISIS Threat

Gulf News. United Arab Emirates. 10:50 AM EST

New Yemen Peace Plan Revealed, Hailed by Govt

Gulf News. United Arab Emirates. 10:50 AM EST

UN Needs to ‘Push’ Iran on Arms Embargo

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 08:54 AM EST

Iran Seeks Joint Action with Saudi Arabia in Syria

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 12:07 PM EST

Palestinian Home Demolitions Spark Deadly Violence

Middle East Online. 12:05 PM EST

OPINION. Paris Conference: Mourning the Two-State Solution

Arab News. Saudi Arabia. 12:04 PM EST

Yemen Govt Forces Advance into Houthi Territory Along Western Coast

Gulf News. United Arab Emirates. 12:04 PM EST
17 Jan 2017

Will the Paris Conference Set Back Peace?

German Council on Foreign Relations. 04:53 PM EST

UAE, Kazakh Officials Sign Agreements in Abu Dhabi

The National. United Arab Emirates. 03:04 PM EST

OPINION. Truth, Lies and a Voice Under Threat in Bahrain

Bill Law. Middle East Eye. United Kingdom. 12:21 PM EST

Bahrain Summons Iraqi Ambassador to Protest Remarks on Execution

The National. United Arab Emirates. 12:17 PM EST

ISIL Assault in Syria’s Deir Ezzor Halts Aid Drops

The National. United Arab Emirates. 12:16 PM EST

UN Envoy Meets with Yemeni President

Asharq al-Awsat. United Kingdom. 12:12 PM EST

UN: Yemen War Death Toll Reaches 10,000

Middle East Eye. United Kingdom. 12:11 PM EST

Israel to Imprison Whoever Releases Data on Mossad Agents

Asharq al-Awsat. United Kingdom. 12:10 PM EST

Iran Says It Is Against US Presence in Astana Peace Talks

The Daily Star. Lebanon. 12:08 PM EST
16 Jan 2017

The Iran Nuclear Deal: One Year Later

International Crisis Group. Belgium. 03:32 PM EST

Obama: One-Year Anniversary of Iran Deal Shows Success of Diplomacy

United States. PRESS RELEASE. 03:30 PM EST

Kerry: Two-State Solution is Vital to Creating Peace

United States. REMARKS. 03:29 PM EST

Iraqi Special Forces Advance in Eastern Mosul

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 12:00 PM EST