The year 2017 brought some developments that threaten the peace, tranquility and stability of the Balkans. These developments can immediately bring back the memories of painful days from the 1990's and might thus be extremely dangerous for the region. The main reason is that tensions, conflicts and disagreements among the countries of the region have resurfaced in various forms. Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia and Croatia in particular, are among the countries that need to be monitored carefully.
Daily Arabic newspaper of Iraq, Az-Zaman is based in Baghdad and is published in London, Baghdad and Beirut simultaneously. Az-Zaman is the most read daily paper of Iraq and the prominent news resource. It was founded in 1997 and has weekly English edition as well.