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Russia-Iran rivalries over Syria’s future

In January 2017, Syria granted Iran the right to develop phosphate…
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US sanctions on Iran puts Iraq in a catch-22

US sanctions against Iran has put Iraq in a precarious situation. While…
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New parliamentary bloc emerging in Lebanon

A new parliamentary bloc is emerging in Lebanon, positioning…
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Erdogan consolidates his power promising sweeping renewal

“We, as Turkey and as the Turkish people, are making a new…
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How Block 9 could save the Lebanese economy

Lebanon’s long overdue decision, to drill for oil and gas…
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Erdogan snares an ancient port on the Red Sea – with funds from Qatar?

Shortly before Christmas, a highly controversial deal was struck…
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Exiled Fatah leader Dahlan planning political comeback

Influential Palestinian leader and former security chief Mohammad…
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With his Jerusalem play, Trump grasps a nettle others feared

President Donald Trump made a historic announcement on Wednesday,…
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Syria, the Saudis and Hariri’s resignation U-turn

fter a gripping three-week absence, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri…
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Doha’s downfall: Qatar frozen out in Gaza, Syria, Lebanon

At his landmark address to the UN General Assembly in September,…