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August 17, 2017

This analysis is a short extract from Prime Source's latest Weekly Regional Assessment

Recent Development: During the past week, Egyptian security forces have launched a broad operation to target an ISIS cell operating in Qesna, including Amr Saad al-Shuwaikhy, who is b...

August 8, 2017

This analysis was part of Prime Source's Weekly Regional Assessment

Recent Development: In a move that is likely related to the Kurdish bid for independence, the North Oil Company (NOC), which is controlled by the central government in Baghdad, stop exports of oil from...

August 1, 2017

This analysis was part of Prime Source's Weekly Regional Assessment

Recent Development: During his visit to Washington and meeting with US President Donald Trump, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri lobbied the Congress in a bid to temper the impact of upcoming sanction...

July 11, 2017

With the battle for Mosul reaching its conclusion Iraq opens a new page in its recent history. While ISIS still controls three main areas, namely the city of Tal Afar, part of the Iraq-Syria border and the city and surroundings of Hawija, the group has indeed been almo...

July 11, 2017

After several months of relative inactivity, and as Turkish forces launched multiple counter-insurgency operations, there's been a significant uptick in PKK attacks in southeastern Turkey. Most of these attacks have been carried out along the border with Iraq, as outle...

June 27, 2017

This piece was initially published in the Daily Beast

Recent weeks have witnessed a growing competition in eastern Syria between U.S.-backed forces and Iranian-led militias, putting the two rival countries on a collision course. To secure a “land corridor” between its e...

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