Turkish and Iranian interests conflict internationally in four areas: Iraq, Syria, Azerbaijan, and foreign policy related to Israel. The rivalry between Turkey and Iran flourishes in areas raging with internal conflicts. It has, however, not come to direct conflict or collision.
Over the past year, the share of the Middle East and North Africa in the Belt and Road Initiative’s investments increased from 8 per cent to 38 per cent. As a result, the value of Chinese investments in the Arab world and the Middle East increased by 360 per cent over the past year alone, while the value of Chinese investments in the region’s construction sector increased by 116 per cent. In monetary terms, the Chinese investments in the region alone exceeded $213.9 billion at the end of 2021.
For now, Lebanon continues with a caretaker Prime Minister and dim prospects of replacing its outgoing president on time. The political class seems to be operating without any urgency, unencumbered by the ongoing collapse all around them.
The surveys reveal contradictory attitudes among Arab youth towards religion as well as widespread rejection of notions of a moderate Islam and formal diplomatic ties with Israel.
Experts say that the situation could be mitigated if the government moves forward with a bailout provided by the International Monetary Fund, which Tunisia hopes to secure by October. However, skeptics question the country's ability to abide by the IMF's terms and warn of worsening political instability in the months to come.
Chenna left our world as an icon of humanitarian work in Morocco. Morocco lost one of the most prominent advocates of women's rights, especially the rights of victims, neglected by society and the law, who found a safe haven and protection in Chenna for 40 years.
Algeria seeks to restore its regional role through the Arab Summit it will host in early November 2022. Algeria's new goal does not lose sight of the roles of its neighbouring countries in the Arab world, such as Turkey, Iran, Ethiopia and Israel.