The recent Saudi execution of a prominent Shia cleric and the subsequent attack on their embassy in Iran has heightened tensions across the Gulf.
A multipronged approach is needed stop ISIS from profiting from the oil fields under its control.
The most recent attack in Lebanon by the self-proclaimed Islamic State may reveal a broader regional expansion.
The increase of Russian supplies and presence in support of the Bashar al-Assad’s regime is part of the Russian plan to start negotiations on the ground to resolve the Syrian crisis.
The conflict in Yemen exposes a number of problems that the Middle East is facing in the post Arab Spring era, as more youths join extremist groups for varying reasons.
Last week’s conversation between the defense chiefs of the United States and Russia demonstrates the important role that Syria has come to play in U.S.-Russia relations.
The killing of several Mexican tourists has raised questions about the military aid Egypt receives from the United States.
To the Kremlin, Assad is not the source of the problem in Syria—he is actually the way to solve it.
European governments are reacting differently to the refugee crisis. An agreement among European member states is a necessary step in facing the emergency.
This podcast examines the key parts of the Iran deal and President Barack Obama’s foreign policy strategy in the Middle East.
Syria and the Middle East have been war-torn for the past four years, yet the European migrant crisis has only reached breaking point in recent months.
Four years after closing, the United Kingdom is reopening its embassy in Tehran.
With Turkey heading towards a new election, Erdogan is betting on a revived support to his AK Party. But isn’t that a gamble?
A new Egyptian antiterrorism law took effect this week, and to call it tough is an understatement.
If Turkey wants to maintain its regional influence, it has to play a more concrete part in the coalition against the self-styled Islamic State.
After military operations against the self-styled Islamic State in Syria and Kurdish separatists in Northern Iraq, Turkey’s strategy seems to be at a turning point.
After the July 20 attack on the Turkish cultural town of Suruç, there has been a fundamental shift in Turkey’s position regarding the Islamic State militants.
A wide-ranging discussion on the Iran nuclear deal, the future of the Middle East, and Russia’s role after the Ukraine crisis with Charlie Rose.
Secret talks initiated by the United States paved the way for the negotiations that, in turn, led to the breakthrough nuclear deal with Iran.
With a nuclear deal agreed upon, the discussion has shifted to its potential impact on Iran’s regional policies.