Egypt’s and Turkey’s economic ties have survived the two countries’ political rift because a cutoff in relations would have harmed too many people on both sides.
Iraq’s parliamentary elections show a shift in the balance of power in favor of Moqtada al-Sadr and Nouri al-Maliki.
In an interview, Kheder Khaddour discusses the likely outcomes in Syria’s northwest, where Russian and Turkish aims clash.
Regional and international actors are accumulating cards to engage in a new Middle Eastern power game.
Will the Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan spark a new wave of jihadist activity in the Arab world? How has the Taliban evolved in the past two decades? And what form will its relations take with its powerful neighbours, Iran, China and Pakistan?
Turkey’s success in finding a role in Afghanistan could bring its leadership valuable benefits.
In an interview, Fatemeh Aman discusses how ongoing developments in Afghanistan might affect neighboring Iran.
A survey of experts on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the viability of the two-state solution.
Iran’s hardline leaders seek to use recent elections in the country to Islamize society at all levels.
Karim Sadjadpour analyzes the implications of the Iranian presidential election held on June 18.