Middle East and North Africa

Chatham House research on Middle East and North Africa focuses on latest political, economic and security developments in Egypt, Libya and North Africa, the Gulf states, Iran, Iraq, Israel and Palestine and Syria and the Levant.

Projects on the MENA region include work on future dynamics in the Gulf, Syria from within, mapping Libya’s war economy, Yemen: reconstruction and dialogue, Iraq initiative, Egypt policy initiative, and the Iran Forum.

A major programmatic focus of this work for Chatham House is carried out by the Middle East and North Africa Programme and its projects.

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Event Q&A: Settlers in Contested Lands: Territorial Disputes and Ethnic Conflict

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Middle East Syria Podcast

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Event Q&A: Overcoming Regional Challenges in the Middle East: An Iranian Perspective

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Event Speech: Overcoming Regional Challenges in the Middle East: An Iranian Perspective

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Event Q&A: Syria's Crisis: Victims, Culprits and Next Steps

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Event Speech: Syria's Crisis: Victims, Culprits and Next Steps

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Robin Yassin-Kassab, Author, Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War

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The Fight Against ISIS: Reviewing US Strategy

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The MENA Region After the Iran Nuclear Deal

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Event Q&A: The MENA Region After the Iran Nuclear Deal

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Event Speech: Tackling Sectarian and Interfaith Conflicts in the MENA Region: The Role of Civil Society (English)

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Event Speech: Tackling Sectarian and Interfaith Conflicts in the MENA Region: The Role of Civil Society (Arabic)

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Event Q&A: Tackling Sectarian and Interfaith Conflicts in the MENA Region: The Role of Civil Society (Arabic)

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Event Q&A: Tackling Sectarian and Interfaith Conflicts in the MENA Region: The Role of Civil Society (English)

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Event Speech: 20 Years On Yitzhak Rabins Legacy

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Event Q&A: 20 Years On Yitzhak Rabins Legacy

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Nawal El Saadawi on Feminism and Politics in Egypt

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Event Speech: Europe and the Palestinian Economy Time for a Rethink

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Event Q&A: Europe and the Palestinian Economy Time for a Rethink

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International Affairs 91: 4 - Iran's nuclear strategy, plus

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