Al-Monitor is a media site launched in February 2012 by the Arab American entrepreneur Jamal Daniel. It is based in Washington, DC. Al-Monitor provides reporting and analysis from and about the Middle East through both original and translated content. The site has media partnerships with major news organizations from countries in the Middle East.

"Erdogan is now claiming that Afrin and surrounding towns are majority Arab, although reliable local sources indicate a significant Kurdish majority."

“Fast-paced developments between the various players of the Syrian war raise questions about the geopolitical importance of the northeastern region.”

“Underneath the drama and chaos of the Donald Trump White House a cadre of deeply serious, tested military intellectuals at the NSC is shaping Trump's Middle East policies.”