Outside Iran, many believe Mohammad Reza Shah was a modernizer. The reality could not be more different. Like his father, Mohammad Reza Shah was an egomaniacal lackey of the British and Americans who oppressed his people, stole from the exchequer...
The Russia-Ukraine War, soaring oil prices and rising inflation give the Saudi crown prince much leverage and might force the US president to seek a rapprochement with him.
Al Jazeera longtime journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot by Israeli forces on May 11, 2022. Her brutal killing has shocked the world.
While the staff-level IMF agreement and Lebanese condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are reasons for hope, the implementation of much-needed reforms and the election of reformist candidates are necessary for stabilizing Lebanon.
In recent years, Erdogan has cooperated closely with his Russian counterpart, Putin. But what’s happening now?
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has solidified alliances. Turkey should demonstrate where it stands.
The Ukraine-Russia crisis has laid bare Europe’s dangerous reliance on Russian energy. But it has also opened up new opportunities for the exporting of Libyan and Algerian gas.
While the elimination of Ibrahim al-Qurayshi is a positive step, much more work is needed to stabilize Syria.