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The plight of Palestinian refugees in Syria in the camps south of Damascus
Yasser by Sean Long with CC from Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Metwaly Abo Naser 19 January 2017
After they took refuge in Syria after the 1948 war, Palestinians refugees were treated in the same way as o... more  
Can Europe and the U.S. disengage from the Middle East?
Royal Marines in Afhanistan by Defence Images with CC licence from Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) George Joffé 2 June 2016
Western policy towards the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East is inextricably intertwined with... more  
Changing the status quo: what directions for Palestinians?
Israel & Palestine_Rusty Stewart_(CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Khalil Shikaki 29 May 2016
As they approach the 50th anniversary of the Israeli occupation, and twenty-three years after the signing o... more  
The consequences of conflict management in Israel/Palestine
palestine by Ms_Greene with CC licence from Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Seth Anziska , Tareq Baconi 12 January 2016
The recent return to violence across Israel, the West Bank and Gaza is harrowing, but sadly predictable. It... more  
Russia’s policy in the Middle East imperilled by the Syrian intervention
Russian Sukhoi Su-25 at Latakia (2) by Mil.ru CC BY 4.0 via Commons - httpscommons.wikimedia.orgwikiFile Pavel K. Baev 27 November 2015
The military intervention launched by Russia in Syria in September 2015 has altered the character of this p... more  
The current situation in Yemen: causes and consequences
yemen by sylho_with CC licence from Flickr CC BY-SA https://www.flickr.com/photos/sylhoo/4024433745/in/photolist-78CgWH Noel Brehony 4 November 2015
The war in Yemen reflects the failure of the 2011 transition deal to end the influence of the powerful patr... more  
War in Yemen: the view from Iran
Mazrak Camp_North West Yemen by IRIN Photos with CC licence from Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Kjetil Selvik 15 October 2015
In the regional backdrop to the war in Yemen Iran is a pivotal actor. Saudi Arabia has made clear that it s... more  
Saudi palace intrigues, Yemeni sufferings
Air_strike_in_Sana'a_11_May_by Ibrahem Qasim_2015_01_with CC Licence from Wikimedia CC BY-SA 4.0 Stig Stenslie 12 October 2015
By the end of September 2015 Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen had lasted for six months. King Salman and his son... more  
Syrian medical NGOs in the crisis: realities, perspectives and challenges
IMG_3050 by Trocaire with CC licence from Flickr CC BY 2.0 Zedoun Alzoubi 1 October 2015
Syrian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) were literally born during the current crisis, in response to... more  
Why “no-fly zones” or “IS-free zones” are not a solution in Syria
SYRIA-CRISIS by abdullatif anis with CC licence from Flickr CC BY-ND 2.0 Hrair Balian 19 August 2015
There is a renewed push to establish “no-fly” and “IS-free” zones in Syria. An external military interventi... more  

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