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Gaza and the COVID-19 “Crisis”: Breaking the cycle of structural vulnerability first

Prof Michelle Pace recently co-authored the blog post for UCL’s blog series Post COVID-19 Urban Futures. Read the full post here.

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Shahram Akbarzadeh

Religionization of politics in Iran: Shi’i seminaries as the bastion of resistance

Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh and Dr Naser Ghobadzadeh recently published a paper in Middle Eastern Studies. Read the full research paper here.

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Can the EU Stand Up to Trump’s “Deal of the Century”?

Prof Michelle Pace recently published a new article in Istituto Affari Internazionali. Read the full article here.

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The pandemic deepens the sectarian divide in the Middle East

Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh recently discussed how COVID-19 has widened the gap between Iran and Saudi Arabia in an article published on TRT World. Read The pandemic deepens the sectarian divide in the Middle East here.

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USA and Iran tensions amid COVID-19

Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh was recently interviewed on 3CR Monday Breakfast where he spoke about the tensions between the US and Iran during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the full interview here. (0:28:50)

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The latest crackdown in Saudi Arabia

Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh recently discussed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s leadership on BeFM ‘Morning Wave in Busan’. You can hear the full interview here.

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The ICC and R2P: Complementary or Contradictory?

Arif Saba and Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh published a new article in International Peacekeeping. Access the full article here.

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The Impossible Presidency

Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh published an article, The Impossible Presidency: Rouhani Caught in Cross-hairs of Trump, Iranian Hardliners and Public Apathy in Informed Comment. View the full article here.

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How a politicised health policy triggered Iran’s coronavirus epidemic

Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh published an article in TRT World that discusses the impact on public opinion of Iran’s political system due to their response to the current health pandemic. Read the full article here.

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Book Review: The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria

On the 6 of March 2020, Dr. Dara Conduit’s new book titled ‘The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria’ was favorably reviewed on LSE Middle East Centre BlogRead the review here.

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