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Below are Fanack’s Special files relating to Iraq:


In 2015, the “War on Terror” has been far from successful. The chaos that prevailed in some Arab countries following the so-called Arab Spring also…

The Kurds

The Kurds, constitute one of the oldest nations of the Middle East, as well as the largest nation in the world without their own country. They are in the spotlight since 2014 as they fiercely defend their territory against attacks by the IS.

Iraq-Iran War 1980-1988

Taking advantage of the confusion and chaos surrounding the change of power in Iran after 1979, Saddam Hussein’s regime hoped to fill the regional power vacuum that had been created. On September 1980, the Iraq-Iran War broke out.


A brief survey of the nuclear programs in the Middle East.

Since the Arab Spring in 2011, a new wave of refugees has fled from war and death in the Greater Middle East (GME) region. They are mainly from Syria….