West Asia Roundup
West Asia Roundup: August 2022

Abstract: Suffering from fury of floods and failings of the economy and fast depleting forex reserves, Islamabad once again reached out to the rich Gulf States who even obliged to bail them out once again. Cryptically, PM Shehbaz Sharif...

West Asia Round up-July 2022

Abstract: After 19 months into his Presidency the US Administration decided that President Joe Biden embark on a ‘mending fences’ visit to West Asia including Israel, Palestine and Saudi Arabia to interact bilaterally and regionally with...

West Asia Round up-June 2022

Abstract: One of the most important aspects during the month was engaging and hectic diplomatic activity and high level visits. Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman visited Jordan, Egypt and Turkey (June 20-22) essentially aiming at...

West Asia and North Africa Roundup: April 2022

Abstract: The region continued to face the pressures of the Russia -Ukraine conflict while trying to help in alleviating the situation. While acting as an interlocutor between Moscow and Kiev, Turkey ( which had refused to be part of...

West Asia Round up-March 2022

Abstract: As the Ukraine -Russia war raged on, the countries in the region tried to assess their affiliations and predilections since these disconcerting developments would likely change the ongoing transitional global world order in...

West Asia Round Up – February 2022

Abstract: February turned out to be a testing time for the Middle eastern countries as Russia’s so called ‘military operation’ against Ukraine was launched and the two break away parts were declared as Independent Republics by President...

West Asia Round Up – January 2022

Abstract: On 29th January, India and Israel celebrated their 30th anniversary of establishment of full diplomatic relations. While Israeli PM Naftali Bennet called it a “Gehri Dosti’ -a deep friendship, Indian Prime Minister Narendra...

West Asia Round Up – December 2021

Abstract: 2021 ended on a promising note for the region as rapprochement and reconciliation among major rivals was achieved to some extent with high level exchanges, raising hope for some kind of a modus vivendi, despite the history and...

West Asia Round Up - November 2021

Abstract : West Asia, during the month, witnessed enhanced intra regional interactions and efforts for rapprochement. UAE took the lead as its Foreign Minister visited Damascus to upgrade the ties and to bring Syria back into the Arab fold...

West Asia Round Up - October 2021

Abstract: Iran At G20 on October 30 the leaders of France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the US reiterated their commitment to ensure that Iran can never develop nuclear weapons stating "We expressed our determination to ensure that...

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