What are the impacts of the Persian Gulf crisis in the Syrian conflict?

First broadcast on Monday 7 August 2017 at 6:30pm (London) (GMT+1)

on AL Mayadeen network

The show is hosted by George Galloway in front of an audience in London.

Repeated on Tuesday 8th

A production of imaFilm and Narcissi for Al Mayadeen TV

Watch the debate on YouTube:

Talking points:

  • Is the Persian Gulf crisis indirectly helping Assad to stay in power?
  • Has the ongoing Gulf rift created deeper division among Syrian rebels?
  • Is Saudi’s support for the Kurds a punishment for Turkey?
  • Will Turkey and Syria work together against Kurdish nationalist aspirations as a result of the Persian Gulf conflict?



  1. Marcus Papadopoulos – Editor at Politics First
  2. Dr Halla Dyab – Writer and journalist
  3. Ali Alfayez – Journalist
  4. Abu Soud – Activist
  5. Sayed Ahmed – Activist
  6. Warda – Activist



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