Middle East

Embracing Qatar and Turkey is bad both for Mahmoud Abbas and for his neighbors.

Oct. 15 2020 12:01AM

Just a few years ago, Israel’s massive natural-gas fields were caught up in endless infighting. Now, thanks in part to the UAE deal, they’re about to transform the region’s economy.

Oct. 8 2020 12:01AM

Twenty years after the second intifada began, the states have returned.

Jonathan Spyer
Oct. 6 2020 12:01AM

Will Sudan become the third member of the Arab League this year to normalize ties with Israel? Rumors and mixed messages abound. Here’s what we know.

Oct. 2 2020 12:01AM

Putin wants to be the Middle East’s indispensable intermediary.

Oved Lobel
Sept. 22 2020 12:01AM

The U.S. has repeatedly chosen the wrong allies in Iraq. Now Iran is poised for total control over its old adversary, a development that carries grave costs.

Sept. 22 2020 12:01AM

The anti-Israel cause is losing its power over the Arab world.

Sept. 17 2020 12:01AM

How the Palestinian cause became “the flag of convenience for every rogue and genocidal maniac in the region.”

Alberto Miguel Fernandez
Sept. 17 2020 12:01AM

The bitter fruit of the Iran deal, harvested by China.

Andrea Stricker and Behnam Ben Taleblu
Sept. 16 2020 12:01AM

Erdogan’s grand ambitions.

Yossi Kuperwasser and Lenny Ben-David
Sept. 14 2020 12:01AM

Is Beijing pivoting to the Middle East?

Paul Wolfowitz
Sept. 8 2020 12:01AM

Confronting the West.

Robert Service
Sept. 4 2020 12:01AM

One of many “tectonic shifts.”

Behnam Ben Taleblu and Aykan Erdemir
Aug. 31 2020 12:01AM

An interview with the senior adviser to the president on the thinking behind the deal, and America’s role in the Middle East.

Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic and Jared Kushner
Aug. 26 2020 12:10AM