Maria Al Makahleh (Dubovikova)

Russian Federation

Political commentator, researcher and expert on Middle East affairs. President of the Moscow-based International Middle Eastern Studies Club (IMESClub).

She is a columnist of Arab News and Al Arabiya English, regular political commentator and analyst on Sky News Arabia, Al Jazeera, Al Mayadeen, RT Arabic and other TV channels. 


Ideological Struggle in the Middle East
The thick smoke and chaos in the Middle East is a camouflage for the real ideological conflicts, which are not religious but rather political and economic interests.
The 21st Century: More Cracks in Arab Countries
The coming war against Iran is pushed by some Arab rulers rather than Israelis who are benefiting from the state of rivalry and enmity between a number of Sunni Arab countries against Iran, blaming
Gulf Leaders’ Annual Pilgrimage to Washington
US President Donald Trump will host Gulf leaders separately in a bid to pave the way for American-Gulf summit scheduled for next spring, albeit in May in Camp David, This year’s meeting is different
What Is in 2018’s Pandora’s Box?
The US with Donald Trump, unlike the president’s expectations, will not meet support for the American international initiatives and policies, facing more and more discordance and counteraction. Trump
Will Yemen’s Sectarian Rift Continue to Widen?
Peace and stability in Yemen is likely to succeed only when all major players and the five permanent United National Security Council members take honest and true measures to end the bloodshed in this
Will Sochi Congress Be the Way Out for the Syrian Сonflict?
The November 13h meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Sochi will touch upon a conference that Russia is planning to host under the name:


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