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What’s Behind Iranian Judiciary Chief’s Iraq Visit?

Alwaght- The chief of Islamic Republic of Iran’s Judiciary Ayatollah Sayyed Ibrahim Raisi visited Iraq on February 8 at an official invitation of the Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council Faeq Zaydan. Upon his arrival, Raisi visited the site of assassination of the Iran’s top General Qassem Soleimani and Iraq’s Abu Mahdi ...

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Why Are Turkish Alawites Being Victims to Radicalism?

Alwaght- Recently, Turkish media reported that Alawite minority’s homes in Yalova province in northwestern Turkey have been marked “X” with red paint. Such racist moves against this minority are not unprecedented, and they in the past have been subjected to such threatening actions. This has been a source of great ...

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Will Biden Side with UAE’s Bin Zayed or Ditch Him?

Alwaght- The end of Donald Trump’s presidency shifted the political observers’ focus to foreign policy even more than on domestic issues. In this area, the new President Joe Biden said during the election debates that one of the main priorities of his policy was return to the international community and ...

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Why Was Netanyahu’s UAE Visit Postponed Several Times?

Alwaght- A few months after normalization of the UAE and Bahrain relations with the Israelis, Prime Minister Netanyahu has not yet been able to travel to Abu Dhabi and Manama, as his scheduled trips have been delayed after several plannings. The repeated postponement of Netanyahu’s visit to the two Arab ...

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How Does Russia Look At South Yemen Developments?

Alwaght- While the Saudi efforts to restore Riyadh agreement between the resigned Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi and the Southern Transition Council (STC) have totally failed and a new round of clashes is expected –as media on Monday reported that Hadi’s new cabinet members have fled from Aden to Saudi ...

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Cold Peace? Egypt-Qatar Relations on Edge Despite Détente

Alwaght– Only a few weeks after the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council reconciliation, which ended the years-long blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain, the conditions are changing and the de-escalation efforts are experiencing chill. Following the absence of the Bahraini king from the Alula meeting ...

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Arab Monarchies and Illusion of Security by Israeli Iron Dome System

Analysis Arab Monarchies and Illusion of Security by Israeli Iron Dome System Tuesday 26 January 2021           Related Content Hamas Recent Rocket-Launching Tactic Overcame Israel’s Iron Dome Rockets Fired from Gaza Hit Tel Aviv after Bypassing Iron Dome Iron Dome Missile System Cannot Protect Israelis   ...

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Iran FM’s Tour of Karabakh Crisis Actors: Goals, Discussion Topics

Alwaght– Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Baku on Monday as first leg of regional tour to Caucasus that will take him to Russia, Armenia, Georgia, and Turkey as well. Zarif’s visit comes as Caucasus recently has gone through a heavy war that brought about significant geopolitical changes. ...

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Saudi Policy For Meeting Challenges Marred By Confusion As Biden Assumes Office

Alwaght- With Trump’s departure, the eyes are now on Riyadh and the orientation of its regional policy in the atmosphere of expected changes and developments in the relationship with the US. Although the Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan sounded upbeat in an interview with the Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya news network ...

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Israeli Air Superiority Declining Amid Resistance Camp’s Emerging Missile Might

Alwaght- Many Israeli and foreign experts suggest that the Israeli regime is suffering from structural weaknesses when it comes to the confrontation of security and military challenges, and even worse its supremacy factors against its enemies especially the resistant groups in the region are shrinking. At the same time, its ...

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