The Middle East

Ebrahim Raisi: A New Page in Iran’s Political Book

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The results of the June 18th presidential elections suggested the continuation of the regime, the adoption of an evidently more hardline...

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Turkey’s Breakup with the West

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In ‘The Clash of Civilizations’, Samuel Huntington made an argument that has become solidified progressively over the past years. He...

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Inside Iran’s Electoral Chaos: What Comes Next After Rouhani?

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Iranian presidential elections are to take place in less than two weeks, and the electoral setting is still one of uncertainty, political...

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Mediating During Crisis: Is the UAE Prepared?

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UAE’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah as-Sisi in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss about the progress of...

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Nukes, sanctions and other stories: Iran Nuclear Deal 2.0?

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In a region that has marginalized and isolated it, Iran is called to stand up for itself once more, being represented by a struggling...

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Unravelling the China-Iran Agreement: What lies ahead for the Middle East?

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By signing a 25-year cooperation agreement with Iran, China has dynamically made its presence felt in the Middle East. The oil-rich and...

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Erdogan’s Turkey: On A Path To Glory (?)

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By now, the effects of the January 2021 US Election have settled in. The focus of US politics has shifted towards mending, rather than...

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The end of Turkish women’s rights era as we know it

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On the 20th of March 2021, Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again performed a daring, puzzling, provocative and risky action. The...

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Iran’s Future: Ahmadinejad’s Return in Khamenei’s War

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Every so often, Iran’s domestic developments make the headlines: the staggering progression of the economy and the far from rare clashes...

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The Battle for the Middle East

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Recent international developments have proven for yet another time that the established status quo is steadily crumbling. The story of...

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