Articles about Politics and Culture in the Middle East

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Russia in the Red Sea

Just between the Suez Canal and Bab el-Mandeb, the Red Sea is one of the most important waters for international trade. And as it´s significance is growing, the great powers are trying to increase their influence. One of them is Russia, which always has been eager to get an entrance to the oceans.… Continue reading Russia in the Red Sea


Yesterday, the leaders of Australia, Great Britain and the USA announced a new agreement. The focus is on equipping Australia with nuclear-powered submarines, which are produced by the United States… Continue reading AUKUS


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