Regarding international relations and world politics, the Middle East may be the most controversial region in current times. On one hand it sits on most of the world’s oil reserves and on other, it inhibits the followers of the most controversial religion in the world i.e. Islam. These matters combined have created a region filled with drastic events. This newsletter aims to provide weekly updates on the important issues in the Middle East and combines them with analytical perspectives to aid Taiwanese researchers , scholars and policy makers. It works to have a role in objective representation of the region.