Forty years ago the Islamic revolution profoundly changed the nation of Iran and the region around it. Commemorating the anniversary, Iranian leaders have channeled that revolutionary zeal, remaining bellicose and defiant about the country’s role in the world.
The Lebanese parliament has approved the formation of a new government a full nine months since voters went to the polls.
Ever since Donald Trump’s surprise announcement in mid-December ordering the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Syria, Washington’s regional allies and rivals have been jockeying for position to fill the expected power vacuum. Statements by U.S.
U.S. President Donald Trump announced in December, via Twitter, that he had ordered the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Syria.
In December, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu finally caved to the political realities of governing with an ever-shrinking majority and called for early parliamentary elections. Scheduled for April 2019, the elections have triggered a rush for new alliances.
Fawaz A. Gerges has delivered an ambitious and authoritative analysis of the ideological clashes of the nationalist and Islamist movements of the Arab world.
This book examines the developments that have transformed the relationship between government and business in post-1980 Turkey.
Russian scholar Alexei Vasiliev has been writing about Middle Eastern and African affairs since the early 1960s. He was a Pravda correspondent for over two decades before moving to the Institute of African Studies of the (first Soviet, then Russian) Academy of Sciences.
The discovery of a network of alleged Hezbollah “attack tunnels” has triggered concerns of a possible armed conflict between Israel and the Iran-backed Lebanese militia.
Not for the first time, Israeli police have apparently uncovered enough evidence to recommend charges against the country’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. This time the evidence points to a quid-pro-quo deal between Mr.