The SDF should stop playing the role of US proxy in eastern Syria: it will eventually be abandoned anyway
The authorities’ ruthless determination to throttle all dissent and disloyalty is likely to backfire
Has Saudi-led military intervention against Qatar been prevented, or merely postponed until conditions allow?
Israel’s latest attack on Syria was a response to Putin’s snub to Netanyahu. Will Moscow let it go unpunished?
Are the Israeli premier’s domestic difficulties tempting him to go to war against Syria and Lebanon?
The movement’s new leadership has reached out to Hezbollah and Iran, and hopes to reconcile with Syria too
Ankara is coming to the conclusion that it urgently needs to mend fences with Iran, Iraq and Syria
The Saudis are making clear they want the Qatari emir ousted, but how do they plan to achieve that?
After clearly trying to ease tensions with Tehran, why has Riyadh suddenly changed course again?
The longer the Yemen war continues, the worse it will get for the Saudis and their allies