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By Rhod Mackenzie

Since early October, amidst the military conflict between the Palestinian Hamas movement and Israel, Iran has been at the forefront of many conversations. While it is true that Tehran has connections with Hamas, it would be impracticable to reduce Iran's connection with its entir...

By Rhod Mackenzie

The Chinese Premier Li Qiang has arrived in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, to attend the 22nd meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states from 24 to 27 October. Founded in 2001, the SCO currently has nine members: China, Kazakh...

By Rashid Alimov.

The countries of Central Asia, as independent parties engaged in international relations, do not want the region to become an arena of multilateral competition in the spirit of the “Great Game”. They have other long-term interests: strengthening the neighbourhood as well as bui...