Unexpectedly, Hezbollah, which has a long history of rejecting all direct negotiations with Israel, declared the recent demarcation agreement a historic victory for the Lebanese state.
Iraq-based Iranian Kurdish insurgents are becoming the epicenter of a coordinated Iran-led campaign to force the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to toe its security policy.
Recent diplomatic efforts have culminated in a deal between the antagonistic neighbors, but political dynamics in Lebanon raise questions about the agreement’s sustainability.
In attempting to shift the focus from “women’s issues” in Sada’s new podcast, we were reminded that these issues should be defined by women themselves.
After a two-year hiatus, the Arab League will convene in Algiers in November against a backdrop of uncertainty and discord.
Recent Hamas leadership appointments reflect the movement’s eagerness to deepen its connections with Iran and Hezbollah.
The Syrian regime is exploiting the chaos of the ongoing war to build a flourishing drug empire.
A Saudi-Emirati-Israeli military alliance is unlikely and runs counter to the Gulf states’ security interests and diplomatic efforts with Iran.
In light of the current economic collapse, a review of Lebanon’s political history reveals that the sectarian system thrives in times of crisis.
A mining operation in the Chouf Mountains reveals the appeal of cryptocurrency in the context of Lebanon’s financial crisis.
The Lebanese Forces had a strong showing in recent elections, but a conversation with Samir Geagea, the party’s chairman, indicates challenges ahead.
Calling on the ICC to investigate the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh may not guarantee accountability as Israel continues to flout the decisions of international bodies.
Russia hoped that a wave of foreign fighters would rally to support its fight in Ukraine, but no one came.
Although many Arabs express sympathy for the Ukrainian people, social media reveals a current of support for Russian President Vladimir Putin that is rooted in polarization.
Disrupting UNRWA is a deliberate strategy to undermine Palestinians’ protracted refugee status and impose normalization. But, in the Gaza Strip, does this also mean disempowering the Hamas government?
The collision between Iraqi paramilitaries allied with Iran and the Sadrist current risks fueling tribal conflicts in southern Iraq and in other parts of the country.
As the Syrian war continues, not only are Syrians being denied human rights in Syria, but they are also increasingly denied humanity in other countries, resulting in illegal refoulement.
In Jordan, environmentalists have transformed a large swath of the Jordan Valley into a lush oasis through collaboration with local communities.
Moqtada al-Sadr, the biggest winner in the recent election, aspires to implement grand changes in Iraq, but reform is easier said than done.
The Islamic State (ISIS) has morphed into a non-spatial insurgency capable of conquering territorial boundaries.