Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
Al-Monitor takes the pulse of the US presidential candidates' varied stances on the Middle East crises and on Vladimir Putin and his role in international politics.
Monday, Jan. 4, 2016 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
American diplomats try to salvage Syria peace efforts and avert the further deterioration of Iranian-Saudi relations after Saudi Arabia abruptly severed diplomatic relations with Iran on Jan. 3.
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura hopes to hold the first talks between representatives of the Syrian regime and opposition in almost two years in Geneva by the end of January.
Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in an interview with Al-Monitor, confirmed brief bilateral exchanges with Saudi counterparts and said numerous disagreements remain inside the international Syria support group on a political transition.
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