Russia is pressing for a political solution in Syria but it will have to push Assad harder to accept it.
In an interview, renowned photographer Don McCullin looks back on his career and memories from the Middle East.
In an interview, Abul-Abbas al-Shami looks back on his role in the Syrian uprising.
Tales of Russian ascendancy in the Middle East are overblown.
If the ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey holds, it will be welcomed by most people in Syria - but the odds seem stacked against it.
With the 7th conference, Fateh’s mutation from national liberation movement into a party whose primary purpose is institutionalizing its hold on power became complete.
As 2016 comes to a close, Diwan offers recommendations for this period of relative rest.
The Syrian regime has several military options as it advances after the Aleppo victory.
Lebanese religious leaders are often treated as authentic representatives of their sects and are given broad powers over religious affairs. However, their leadership is not organic, nor are they necessarily popular, as these individuals are trained and selected by elite institutions.
Lebanon has embarked on the path of developing an oil and gas sector at a time of increasingly vociferous calls for transparency in the sector worldwide.