September 23, 2022Iran
The death of Mahsa Amini has sparked large-scale protests in Iran. But President Raisi’s speech at the UN General Assembly signals that the regime is not likely to soften its stance toward the Irania…
August 31, 2022Middle East and North Africa
Violence between rival Shiite factions has raised concerns that Iraq’s weak government is facing prolonged political upheaval.
August 23, 2022Middle East and North Africa
The reopening of diplomatic ties with Israel is the latest move in Turkey’s regional rapprochement. With it, Ankara aims to bolster national security and its wavering economy.
May 19, 2022Middle East and North Africa
Hezbollah and its allies suffered serious losses in May’s parliamentary elections, and a divided Parliament will likely struggle to agree on a path out of Lebanon’s current crisis.
April 21, 2022Middle East and North Africa
The war is threatening the region’s access to much-needed supplies, but certain countries are more vulnerable than others to food shortages and unrest.
March 14, 2022Middle East and North Africa
Iran has officially supported Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but new complications in talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal signal differences between Moscow and Tehran.
March 1, 2022Sanctions
The United States and its allies have imposed harsh economic penalties on Russia over its war in Ukraine. Here’s what they cover and what they could achieve.