In Depth: Middle East

15 Jun 2017
14 Jun 2017

Naval Coalition to Step Up Presence off of Yemen

Muscat Daily. Oman. 12:08 PM EDT

Qatar Pulls Troops from Eritrea-Djibouti Border

Arab News. Saudi Arabia. 10:27 AM EDT

Egypt Offers Gaza Electricity for Heightened Border Security

The Jerusalem Post. Israel. 10:24 AM EDT

Houthi Official Sides with Qatar

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 10:21 AM EDT
13 Jun 2017

Tunisia is a Strategic Partner to be Supported

The Trump administration budget would cut aid to Tunisia by 82%, a move that would undermine the democratic gains and regional stability that Tunisia has worked hard to maintain.

What the Qatar Blockade is Really About

Michael J. Totten's blog The blockade against Qatar, Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Tuesday this week, referring to the tiny Persian Gulf emirate, is “a very complex situation.” It certainly is. Taken at face value, it doesn’t even make any ...

Iraqi Forces Free 500 Hostages Taken by ISIS

IFP News. Iran. 02:36 PM EDT

US Options in the Qatar Crisis

The Washington Institute on Near East Policy. United States. 12:40 PM EDT

Traversing the Tribal Patchwork of Libya’s South West

International Crisis Group. Belgium. 12:38 PM EDT

Saudi Officer Killed in Terror Attack

Gulf News. United Arab Emirates 11:02 AM EDT
12 Jun 2017

Boris Johnson: Kurdish Referendum a Distraction

United Kingdom. OFFICIAL STATEMENT. 04:23 PM EDT

The Possibility of Kurdistan

Council on Foreign Relations. United States. 04:01 PM EDT

Netanyahu Looks to Restrict Foreign Funding for NGOs

Ma'an News Agency. Palestinian Territories. 02:28 PM EDT

Iraqi Militias Carving Land Bridge Between Iran and Syria

The National. United Arab Emirates. 02:27 PM EDT

Qatar Welcomes Kuwaiti Mediation with Gulf States

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 11:17 AM EDT

ANALYSIS. Qatar’s Hegemonic Ambitions

Arab News. Saudi Arabia. 11:15 AM EDT

Iran Vows Retaliation for US Sanctions Bill

Fars News Agency. Iran. 11:15 AM EDT

Yemeni Army Makes Strategic Gains in Taiz

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 11:12 AM EDT
9 Jun 2017

Russia Says US-Led Coalition Colludes with IS in Syria

The Washington Post. 12:21 PM EDT

Kurdish Referendum ‘Irresponsible’: Turkish PM

Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey. 11:51 AM EDT

OPINION. The GCC Will Ride Out the Storm

Michael Stephens. Al Jazeera. Qatar. 10:50 AM EDT

Polio Outbreak Reported in Syria

PBS News. 10:45 AM EDT

Twin Blasts in Iraq Kill 30, Wound Dozens

Hindustan Times. India. 10:40 AM EDT
8 Jun 2017

Iraqi Kurds Set Date for Independence Referendum

Al Jazeera. Qatar. 02:29 PM EDT

Yemen Cholera Cases Pass 100,000

Reuters. 02:28 PM EDT

Qatar 'Not Ready to Change Foreign Policy'

Al Jazeera. Qatar. 02:07 PM EDT

ISIS and the New War Economy

Chatham House. England. 01:22 PM EDT

ANALYSIS. With Trump on Board, the Saudis Move Against Iran

John Wight. Sputnik News. Russia. 11:38 AM EDT

Trump Offers Qatari Emir Help With Gulf Crisis

Politico. United States. 10:17 AM EDT
7 Jun 2017

ISIS Claims Attacks in Tehran

Reuters. 04:30 PM EDT