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The Middle East in Search for Lost Awakening

... Spring, which promised to open the way to positive change in the region, turned out to be a major disappointment The year 2020 was probably the strangest year of the 21st century so far. It also concluded one of its most eventful decades. For the Middle East, it began with the Arab Spring, which was the culmination of a long period of worsening political crises and increasing social tensions. The Arab Spring, which promised to open the way to positive change in the region, turned out to be a major ...

07.04.2021

Russia in the Middle East: 10 Years After the Arab Spring

... preserving state sovereignty as the only factor guaranteeing stability and cooperation in international politics, writes Valdai Club Programme Director Timofei Bordachev. Large-scale changes in the domestic and international political configuration of the Middle East, dubbed the “Arab Spring” in popular culture, coincided with the return of Russia to world politics. In this regard, Moscow’s intervention in the conflict over Syria has played a much larger role in strengthening its global position ...

01.04.2021

Turkey and Russia Remain at Odds as Libya Edges Towards Political Settlement

Ivan Bocharov’s Interview for Ahval Last month, Libya’s warring factions agreed on a joint administration to lead the country until elections scheduled for December. Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, a Libyan businessman from the western city of Misrata, was named as interim Prime Minister, while Mohammad Younes Menfi, Libya’s former ambassador to Greece, will serve as the country’s President. Nicholas Morgan, journalist and analyst at Ahval, spoke with Ivan Bocharov, Referent at the Russian International Affairs...

31.03.2021

Agricultural Problems and Models of Economic Development in the East Were Discussed at the RAS

The event was organized by the Center for Agricultural Research and Food Security On March 29, 2020, the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences held the round table “Agrarian Problems and Models of Economic Development in the East”. The event was organized by the Center for Agricultural Research and Food Security. The round table was devoted to the issues of agrarian development and agricultural policy, food and environmental security problems in the East. Besides, the...

29.03.2021

RIAC and ECFR Discuss the Situation in the Middle East and Syria

The event was attended by leading Russian and European experts On March 15, 2021, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) held an off-limits online workshop on the situation in the Middle East and Syria. The event was attended by leading Russian and European experts. Opening remarks were made by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Julien Barnes-Dacey, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Program at the European Council ...

17.03.2021

RIAC and Institute for Iran-Eurasia Studies (IRAS) Workshop on Forthcoming Challenges in the Middle East

... Islamic Republic of Iran to Russia (2013–2019) On February 16, 2021, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Institute for Iran-Eurasia Studies (IRAS) held an online workshop on the forthcoming challenges for Russia and Iran in the Middle East. The event was opened by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Mehdi Sanai, IRAS President, Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic ...

17.02.2021

The Shaikh Group High-Level Meeting on Security Issues in MENA Region Work Plans Being Discussed

On February 5, 2021, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual expert meeting on security issues in the Middle East and North Africa took place. On February 5, 2021, with the assistance of The Shaikh Group political consultancy, the ordinary virtual expert meeting on security issues in the Middle East and North Africa took place. High-level experts from ...

08.02.2021

Three Ways Working With Russia Can Make the Middle East Safer

The longer the current state of affairs in the Middle East deteriorates, the bigger the likelihood that major terrorist incidents will happen in our domestic societiesREUTERS/Fawaz SalmanThe situation in the Middle East is changing. Every year, the quagmire that has been caused by revolutions, civil ...

01.02.2021
 

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