The Astana Talks go in search of a long-term ceasefire for the Syrian civil war, Kenya prepares for a rerun of its presidential elections, and the Chinese economy loses some steam.
The geopolitical world order is being remade under President Trump, but not necessarily in the way he intends. This series takes a region-by-region look at US foreign policy and asks: What does the decline of US power and influence mean for the world?
With the oil-rich city of Kirkuk under its control, the government of Iraqi Kurdistan is moving toward formal independence from Iraq.
Diversified LNG imports could be the answer to the European Union’s energy puzzle.
Ankara and Moscow have found a common cause in the Syrian civil war, but geopolitical disagreements in the South Caucuses and beyond will thwart too close of a détente.
Rising global temperatures will bring major economic and political changes to the Middle East
A widening cholera epidemic is just the latest disaster to befall the long-suffering people of Yemen.
A resurgence of Al-Qaeda in the MENA region is one of the many topics discussed at a recent international conference in Bucharest.
Total’s $5 billion deal to develop Iran’s South Pars field will make it even harder for the Trump administration to reopen the file on the Iran nuclear deal.
Health cuts in the United States risk hampering the world’s response to the next big pandemic.