The passing year was by far one of the most turbulent one in international politics. While millions of people around the world are busy with buying Christmas gifts, making plans for the New Year`s Eve, politicians are speeding up their deals which shall be closed by the year-end. One of these examples is the amendment... Continue Reading →
Syria is in ruins. Millions of people are displaced due to the ongoing war. Thousands are dead. However Bashar Al Assad remained in power. According to the latest news the army of the IS was defeated and the governmental army took over a great part of the country. This week, the Russian President Vladimir Putin... Continue Reading →
Several events of the past week marked certain milestones in the history. In this weekly brief we will refresh your memory and underline the importance of these events. Saad Hariri is back Guess who is back to Lebanon? After mysterious departure to Saudi Arabia and his statement of resignation – Saad Hariri is back to... Continue Reading →
Last week was remarkable not only because the Italian national team did not qualify for the World Cup in Russia, but also because the oldest ruling leader might not celebrate his 37th anniversary in power. On November 14 several military units entered the capital of Zimbabwe – Harare. On the next day the military informed... Continue Reading →
The latest development in the Middle East alarm the general public and especially the growing tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia complicate the situation. Our contributor Vanand Meliksetian presents his view on happenings in Saudi Arabia.
In this weekly brief we will focus more on the Asian trip of Donald Trump, the situation in Catalonia.
In this weekly brief we will talk again about a terroristic attack, political crisis in Lebanon and about very speedy law enforcement in Saudi Arabia.
The Syrian civil war is currently in its 7th year. The battlefield has changed multiple times together with a number of belligerents. The dynamic political and military stage has fostered numerous violent ideological and religious groups affiliated with Western and Islamic states. Each governs its own territory at the expense of the government in Damascus.