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Online Seminar “Assessing the Middle East conflicts (Lebanon, Iraq and Libya). View from Russia and Israel” Organized by RIAC and Center for Political Research MFA of Israel

The seminar was divided into two sessions: "Political instability in Lebanon and Iraq: View from Russia and Israel" and "Libya: between Turkey, Egypt and others?" On July 28, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with the Center for Political Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, with the support of the Embassy ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... other GCC states at a later stage including those with Oman and at a later stage with Iraq due to the strong connections between Iraqi military groups with those in Bahrain whom Bahrain would accuse of tampering with its security and stability. Other Key Players Irina Zviagelskaya, Nikolay Surkov: Russian Policy in the Middle East: Dividends and Costs of the Big Game Israel Some important geopolitical trends in the region will be marked by March 2, 2020, with a new round of Israeli elections ...


Will Russia Reinforce Iraq's Air Defenses?

... the country’s struggle against the Islamic State. Back then, reports circulated about Baghdad’s interest in purchasing Russian S-400 missile systems. However, Iraqi government officials continuously denied these statements. Now, in light of the Israeli strikes, the Iraqi talks with Russia over reinforcement of its air defense systems is taking on new meaning in Iraq. However, if Baghdad is serious about purchasing Russian air defense systems, several issues should be considered. First and foremost, Iraq would have to pay an immense ...


Moscow has long urged for organizing a top-level meeting between Palestinians and Israelis in Russia

In an interview with the influential Russian daily Izvestiya, the well-known “Orientalist” scholar and establishment figure, Vitaly Naumkin, has floated the startling ... ... resolving the Palestinian problem. He said, “Moscow has long urged for [organizing] a top-level meeting between Palestinians and Israelis in Russia, on a Moscow platform. It is necessary to turn Moscow into a venue for such talks.” In an interview with ...


Iran’s Regional Policy: A Fresh Start?

Russia-Iran: A Dim Future The time seems to have come to note that, after several ... ... Iran return to their pre-war level [13] . The two sides were also motivated by the Israeli Army’s unprecedentedly lengthy and bloody operation in the Gaza Strip... ... polarized against the backdrop of events in Syria [17] . Sunni and Shiite: Battleground Iraq Qatar may well be deliberately sharing influence over the Palestinian national...


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