In a further escalation of the Syrian civil war, Damascus has vowed to help the Kurds of Afrin repel the advance of Turkey’s “Operation Olive Branch.”
Tensions left to simmer for most of the war are now boiling over as Israel grapples with the possibility of a long-term Iranian presence in southern Syria.
Erdogan threatens to expand Turkey’s campaign against Syria’s Kurds, China mulls SOE reform (again), and a grassroots upsurge in the SPD calls German coalition talks into question.
Iran is showing the same water strains that helped to destabilize Syria ahead of the civil war.
Any rally that deviates from the laws of supply and demand is destined to be short-lived, and oil prices are no exception.
Anton Salman, the mayor of Bethlehem, in his first interview in 2018: starting from the “Siege of the Nativity church,” passing through Donald Trump’s declaration about Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, ending with the future of Palestine.
Will the energy market of 2018 take its cues from the bearish 2016, or the bullish 2017?
Just days from the anniversary of former president Zine El Abadine Ben Ali stepping down, protesters are flooding the streets in the cradle of the Arab Spring.
Will the Jerusalem embassy move be boon or bane to Hamas-Fatah reconciliation?
The Trump administration’s threats against the Palestinian Authority might impact the peace process in ways that were never intended.