Week in Review

Week in Review

The 2016 timeline highlights events that made the news, and the stories behind them. (photo by Al-Monitor)

A look back: 2016 in review

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 | Al-Monitor

Our interactive timeline shows the stories that have shaped the region so far.


Will Netanyahu enforce Syrian red line against Iran?

Sunday, Jul. 23, 2017 | Al-Monitor Week in Review

Israel opposes cease-fire plan, as Russia, Turkey and Syria inch toward possible agreement on Afrin.

Abu Mazen plays losing hand badly in Gaza Strip

Sunday, Jul. 16, 2017 | Week in Review

The Palestinian president faces a challenge from a bitter rival backed by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates; what is Saddam Hussein’s family doing in Qatar?; Russia and the United States wary of Turkish military intervention in Syria.

Turkey potential spoiler of US-Russian progress on Syria

Sunday, Jul. 9, 2017 | Week in Review

Turkey may find common ground with Damascus and Tehran in its concerns about Syrian Kurds; UNHCR notes trend of "spontaneous returns" in Syria; Turkey seizes property of ancient Christian community.

Does the US have answer for Turkish threats against Syrian Kurds?

Sunday, Jul. 2, 2017 | Week in Review

Turkey also seeks sway in Salafi-controlled Idlib; Hamas inches closer to Iran, Hezbollah.

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