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Jonathan Fenton-Harvey


Jonathan Fenton-Harvey is a journalist and researcher who focuses on conflict, geopolitics and humanitarian issues in the Middle East and North Africa.

Analysis: With Libya's future uncertain, Israel is courting political circles to shore up its energy and maritime interests in the Mediterranean.

27 January, 2022

In-depth: Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s resignation reflects the deep challenges facing Sudan’s democratic transition following a military coup last year.

10 January, 2022

In-depth: The British army has announced its 'Future Soldier' modernisation programme, the most radical transformation of the military in decades.

21 December, 2021

Analysis: In the aftermath of the chaotic US withdrawal, Abu Dhabi is pursuing its geopolitical objectives while seeking favour with Western allies.

30 November, 2021

Analysis: China's expanding economic influence in the Middle East could provide a boost to regional actors seeking to normalise Assad's regime.

17 November, 2021

Analysis: Sudan continues to reel from divisions within both the street and the government as the country's political crisis deepens.

19 October, 2021

Analysis: Libya's post-conflict transition has faced a bumpy road, with profound divisions still lingering between the administrations of Tripoli and Tobruk against a backdrop of geopolitical complexities.

07 October, 2021

Analysis: With a deadly attack on a military base and continued fighting in the Marib province, there is no end in sight to Yemen's devastating war.

09 September, 2021

Analysis: Renewed drone strikes under the Biden administration have raised questions about the future direction of US foreign policy in Somalia.

16 August, 2021

Analysis: Water shortages have sparked a wave of protests in the Khuzestan province of southwest Iran, but the demonstrations are driven by deep-lying social grievances and deteriorating living conditions.

27 July, 2021