This interactive visual displays maps and charts featuring recent trends in political violence and protests in the Middle East. Apply or remove filters by country and event type to broaden or limit your assessment of the data.
Roudabeh Kishi is the Director of Research & Innovation at ACLED. She has been with ACLED in various capacities since August 2014. She is a member of ACLED's senior leadership team, responsible for the success of the organization. She also oversees research at ACLED, including data collection via the regional research desks, methodology team, and management of research partnerships; data science and analysis; as well as communications. Dr. Kishi holds a PhD in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland. She has worked as a consultant for numerous organizations around political violence, peace and conflict, development, gender, and quantitative data methods.
Melissa Pavlik is a Research Consultant at ACLED studying overarching trends of armed conflict across and within ACLED’s regions of study. She has degrees in Statistics and Political Science from the University of Chicago, and in War Studies from King’s College London. Her research focus include violent non-state actors, conflict mapping, and US foreign policy.