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.


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.

Could Turkey’s misstep in Manbij provide template for Raqqa?

Sunday, Mar. 5, 2017 | Week in Review

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s latest threat complicates Pentagon planning to oust the Islamic State from its so-called capital; United States provides intelligence for Iraqi strike in Syria.

Iran pulls Palestine from the margins

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 | Week in Review

The Iranian leadership turns out in force for Palestinian conference; Turkey’s victory in al-Bab may be a prelude to a showdown with the Syrian Kurds.

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