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Erdogan Politically Wounded But Still Turkey’s Dominant Power

Opposition success in Turkey’s local elections is an unprecedented rebuke to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. While his constitutional power and dominance of the judiciary remain intact, Erdogan is probably in his final term and will find domestic and foreign initiatives somewhat more complicated.

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Rise of Captagon Trafficking in the Gulf

As Syria’s reintegration into the region continues, a holistic, long-term approach is needed to tackle the Captagon crisis plaguing the Middle East.

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Mohammad Javad Zarif: Former Foreign Minister, Presidential Hopeful?

The April 9 edition of the Iran Media Review highlights a leaked recording of former Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussing his electoral ambitions and the reformist movement.

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India’s Balancing Act in the Middle East

Amid escalating tensions over the Gaza war, India is increasing engagement with varied actors in the Middle East.

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Founding Father of IRGC Navy: "Things Will Get Worse … Unless There Is Meaningful Change"

The April 5 edition of the Iran Media Review highlights Brigadier General Hossein Alaei’s explanation for the historically low turnout in Iran’s March 1 elections.

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Operation Aspides: The European Union’s Response to the Red Sea Crisis

While underscoring the EU’s ambitions to expand its maritime security goals in the region, Operation Aspides faces operational and political challenges.

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Embassy Attacked in Damascus: Israel Tests Iran's Strategic Patience

The April 2 edition of the Iran Media Review highlights responses to the killing of high-ranking Quds Force officials in a suspected Israeli strike in Damascus.

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Kuwaiti Rap Duo Highlights Rising Popularity in the Gulf

Kay R and Chunkky Monkky, Kuwait's first married rap duo, deploy trendy Arabic-language lyrics to appeal to Kuwaiti youth.

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Real or Overhyped? Israel’s Encirclement by Iran-Allied Militias

The March 29 edition of the Iran Media Review highlights triumphant commentary on Iranian-backed militia attacks against Israel.

Erdogan Politically Wounded But Still Turkey’s Dominant Power

Opposition success in Turkey’s local elections is an unprecedented rebuke to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. While his constitutional power and dominance of the judiciary remain intact, Erdogan is probably in his final term and will find domestic and foreign initiatives somewhat more complicated.

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