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.


Did the US, Turkey reach understanding on Assad?

Sunday, Apr. 2, 2017 | Week in Review

Turkey declares an end to Syrian military intervention; alarm over possible US military support to Gulf coalition in Yemen war.

Idlib — more than Raqqa — may be decisive Syria fault line

Sunday, Mar. 26, 2017 | Week in Review

Russian-Turkish agreement under strain in key northern city.

Israel weighs response to Hezbollah rocket threat

Sunday, Mar. 19, 2017 | Week in Review

For now, deterrence holds on Israel’s northern border; Iran ready to "fight to the last man" in Syria; Why does Erdogan go easy on Putin over Syrian Kurds?

Putin gets some payback with 'alternative project' for Libya

Sunday, Mar. 12, 2017 | Week in Review

Why Putin backs Hifter; Barzani’s Sinjar dilemma; Israel’s missing Gaza policy; GCC moves to the margins on Syria.

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