In Depth: Middle East

Macron Warns Turkey Against ‘Invasion’ of Syria

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 12:18 PM EST
31 Jan 2018

No, the Syrian Kurds are not Terrorists

Michael J. Totten's blog On January 20, Turkey invaded the Kurdish region of northwestern Syria to destroy what it calls a terrorist army. No, it is not fighting ISIS. It is, quite the contrary, fighting the American-backed militia that effectively ...

Arab Quartet Blasts ‘Misleading’ UN Report on Boycott of Qatar

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 04:56 PM EST

Rocky Syria Talks in Russia End, Ignore Key Opposition Demands

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 04:44 PM EST
30 Jan 2018

French FM: Syria Peace Process Should Begin Under UN in Geneva, Not Sochi

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 11:51 AM EST

INTERVIEW. Iraqi PM Abadi on Elections, Corruption and Kurdistan

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 03:01 PM EST
26 Jan 2018

Is Sisi Anxious About Political Opposition?

Mohamad Elmasry. Al Jazeera. 10:43 AM EST
25 Jan 2018

A Strategy for Syria: Tillerson Must Look for Leverage

Center for Strategic and International Studies. United States. 03:52 PM EST

How to Wage War in Syria and Win an Election in Turkey

Middle East Institute. 03:49 PM EST

Arab Coalition Forces Destroy Houthi Command Center in Taiz

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 02:43 PM EST
24 Jan 2018

Davos Holds Session on ‘Finding a New Equilibrium in the Middle East’

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 04:09 PM EST
23 Jan 2018

UAE Military Ordered Not to Escalate Qatar Crisis

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 04:16 PM EST

Egypt Military Arrests Presidential Hopeful and Ex-general Sami Anan

The National. United Arab Emirates. 04:15 PM EST
22 Jan 2018

Bahrain: Hezbollah Backs Terrorist Cells Targeting Its Security

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 05:29 PM EST

EU Backs Abbas in Drive to Have East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital

Asharq Al Awsat. United Arab Emirates. 02:41 PM EST
18 Jan 2018

Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO?

The West is having a hard time processing the fact that Turkey is increasingly hostile, but it’s harder to evict a NATO member than allow a new one in. Still, it’s time for NATO to discuss the criteria.