From Jabhat al-Nusra to Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham

In this publication, Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi writes the history and evolution of the group Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, beginning from its formation as the al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra, to Jabhat Fatah al- Sham and, finally, the present form of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham. more…

Moscow’s Flexible Alliances in the Middle East - Opportunities and Constraints

Russia has been seeking a more robust relationship with Iraq since the so-called Arab Spring started in 2011, eager to build on the remnants of what was once a strong Soviet-Iraqi alliance during the Cold War. more…

Iraq after the Election: Transformation of the Political Landscape

The Election Day on May 12, 2018 came with low voter turnout and surprising results. more…

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Welcome

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Events

Oct. 21 - 23

Fully booked

Workshop

Iraqi Leadership Fellows Program Part I - Class of 2018/2019

KAS and IRIS hold third workshop on advocacy campaigning

Oct. 22 - 24
Erbil
Congress

MERI Forum

Visions for Stabilizing the Middle East

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Previous events

Oct. 8 - 9

Fully booked

Workshop

Straddling Between Society and State

Conference of KAS and Brookings Doha

Aug. 30 - 31
Baghdad
Congress

Conference on the Political and Civil Participation in Iraq

KAS and JSSOR initiate exchange between decision makers and youths

Publications

Straddling Between Society and State in the Middle East

KAS AND THE BROOKINGS DOHA CENTER HOLD A WORKSHOP ON NON-STATE ACTORS AND THE SEARCH FOR EQUILIBRIUM IN IRAQ AND SYRIA

On October 8th and 9th, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Brookings Doha Center organized a workshop in order to better understand the evolvement of non-state actors, learn how competing power dynamics impact life on the [...] more…

Minority Representation in the KRI

OPEN THINK TANK AND KAS HOLD CONFERENCE IN ERBIL ON POLITICAL REPRESENTATION

The Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) is home not only to Kurds but also to various ethnic and religious minorities. To date, eleven seats are reserved to Assyrian-Chaldeans, Turkmens and Armenians out of the 111 seats constituting [...] more…

ICG publishes KAS-supported study on South Syria

PAPER AIMS AT CONTRIBUTING TO PEACEFUL RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT IN SOUTHERN SYRIA

In July 2017, Russia as the most important backer of the Syrian Assad-regime, the United States and Jordan agreed on establishing a de-escalation” in Southern Syria in the Daraa and Quneitra governorates. The ceasefire agreement [...] more…

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Syria/Iraq Office

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Lebanon
Phone +961 (0) 1388 061/062
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