Both Hamas and Hezbollah have taken a flexible approach to maintaining their political influence. This has allowed them to weather the ups and downs of their relationship in recent years.
Gulf-based Salafi financiers have had a diminished role in the Syrian civil war recently, but their influence will linger in the country's religious sphere.
A preliminary assessment of Iraq’s parliamentary elections suggests that compromise will be inevitable.
As Hamas tries to rebuild its military credibility, Israel is reacting to this in lethal ways.
Muqtada al-Sadr, a prominent Shia cleric, may shed light on the country's future with his next steps.
The Salafi Community has established a strong presence in state institutions while also expanding its transnational linkages.
While other Palestinian institutions are in crisis, Hamas has maintained its integrity and survived political turmoil. But to capitalize on this, it will need to revise its strategy.
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Amid voter lethargy in Egypt, the regime sought to impose a high voter turnout.
The rise in Salafi militancy in Lebanon is not only due to the spillover of the Syrian war, but also to the Sunni elite’s failure at tackling the grievances of their co-religionists.