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  1. Turkey and Iran step up coordination in Syria

    08.19 / 20:46 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    Once unthinkable, an emerging consensus is developing between Ankara and Tehran in Syria, as Washington and Moscow try to keep pace; Iraqi Kurdish sources signal that it could be possible to delay a Kurdish independence referendum for a “short t…
  2. Iranian Kurdish fighters step up clashes ahead of KRG independence vote

    08.18 / 20:39 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    The increased attacks against Iranian forces by Iranian Kurdish opposition groups based in Iraq raise questions about the future of relations between Erbil and…
  3. No justice for trans Turkish woman murdered last year

    08.18 / 20:39 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    A year after her death, the murder of Hande Kader is still unsolved and the push for LGBTI rights around it has…
  4. Israel, Hamas, Egypt indirectly cooperating against IS

    08.18 / 20:39 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    While Egypt and Hamas coordinate efforts against the Islamic State in the Sinai Peninsula, Israel is providing intelligence to Egypt to boost these…
  5. PA-Jordan coordination takes shape in wake of Al-Aqsa crisis

    08.18 / 20:39 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    One of the outcomes of a major meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan’s King Abdullah was an agreement to form a crisis committee to coordinate the positions of both countries regarding incidents at Jerusalem's holy s…
  6. Saudi Arabia engages Iraq at Iran's dismay

    08.18 / 19:35 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    Iraq's rapprochement with Arab Sunni countries including Saudi Arabia is putting increased pressure on…
  7. Outsiders target Israeli Likud Party’s agenda

    08.18 / 19:35 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    The organizers of the "New Likud" estimate that some 12,000 people have joined the Likud Party because of them, with the goal of creating a bloc powerful enough to influence the party's direction from the…
  8. Critics challenge validity of Egypt's anti-terror council

    08.18 / 18:32 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    Culture now has a place on Egypt's National Council to Fight Terrorism, but does it have a real purpose…
  9. Haley to press IAEA on Iran deal compliance

    08.18 / 14:24 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    The US ambassador to the United Nations and rising Republican star has been sharply critical of…
  10. Iranian labor market on path to gender transformation

    08.18 / 14:24 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    While Iranian women have made advances in recent years, they still face the major challenge of being excluded from the labor…