Tag: Middle East

What do the Iraqi elections mean for the corruption-ridden country

On 12 May, parliamentary elections were held across Iraq to decide the next holders of the 329 seats in the Council of Representatives. As the sole legislative body, parliament is responsible for appointing the country’s president and, by extension, the prime minister. This has been Iraq’s fourth national election since 2003, when then-President Saddam Hussein…

Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Whose blood is thicker, theirs or ours?

Syria 7th anniversary: the use of chemical weapons as a game changer

An overview of the history of the Sunni-Shiite conflict

Syria: sex for aid. Women, war and charities

The Israeli plan on migrants: voluntary expulsion or jail

Transitional justice: a case for Syria

What is the dispute over Jerusalem about?

Rural Idlib and Hama: violent battles between the regime forces and the armed opposition

Iran: people are fed up with the regime