September 26, 2013
Hassan Rouhani, president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, discusses Iranian foreign policy.
August 11, 2010
A profile of Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary-general of Hezbollah.
November 21, 2016
It is about one week before the Seventh General Congress of the Fatah party in Ramallah. 1,400 members will participate, but very few people outside Fatah care. As Avi Issacharoff writes in an excell…
August 4, 2011
Palestinian cabinet minister Mohammed Dahlan waves after returning to Gaza from treatment abroad October 22, 2005 (Mohammed Salem/Courtesy REUTERS).
For many years Mohammed Dahlan was the top securi…
June 8, 2007
An overview of the Fatah al-Islam terrorist group.
September 25, 2019
Iran’s president used his UN address to dispel notions about ramped-up diplomacy with the United States or fundamental changes to Iranian actions in the Persian Gulf.
December 28, 2011
There are repeated efforts to forge a unity agreement of some sort between Hamas and Fatah, leading to a new "unity government" for the Palestinian Authority. Such a coalition was briefly in force in…
April 27, 2011
Left: Khaled Meshal, leader of the militant Palestinian group Hamas (Khaled Al Hariri/Courtesy Reuters). Right: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (Mohamad Torokman/Courtesy Reuters).
There are new…
September 12, 2019
The United States came up with “maximum pressure”—but the Israeli government is the only one carrying it out.
August 15, 2019
The Muslim Brotherhood, once Egypt’s largest opposition movement and a standard-bearer for Islamist groups around the world, has been once again driven underground as Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has consolid…