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Ms. Arhama Siddiqa


Research Fellow

Areas of Research:

Middle East and North Africa

Ms. Arhama Siddiqa is currently working as a Research Fellow at Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI). She graduated from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in 2013 with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Political Science and Economics and went on to complete an MA in International Political Economy from the University of Warwick in 2014. In 2017 she was awarded the Commonwealth Professional Fellowship, during which she was based at Conciliation Resources in the United Kingdom.

arhama.siddiqa@issi.org.pk

Report – Webinar on “Evolving Situation in the Middle East: Implications for the Region”

The Centre for Middle East & Africa (CMEA) in collaboration with Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), University of Peshawar organized a webinar...

Issue Brief on “Assessing The Economic Crisis in Lebanon”

On August 17, 2020 a  UN-backed tribunal in the Hague found a member of the militant Hezbollah group, guilty of the 2005...

Issue Brief on “Vision 2030, Saudi Economy and Covid-19: An Assessment”

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an evident bearing on Saudi Arabia's economy. The amalgamation of low oil prices and lockdown measures has...

Report – Webinar on “Iran, Pakistan and South Asia under the Pandemic”

As part of the 16th ISSI-IPIS Dialogue, the Institute of Strategic Studies of Islamabad (ISSI) in collaboration with the Institute for Political...

Pakistan: The Economy of an Elitist State, Husain, Ishrat. Oxford University Press, second Edition,...

Dr. Ishrat Husain’s book “Pakistan: The Economy of an Elitist State” is based on the thesis that a small group of...

Issue Brief on “US Caesar Act and Syrian Economic Despair”

The Syrian economic woes have been made worse by the promulgation of US Caesar Act. The Caesar Syria Civilian...

Report – Webinar “Celebrating Africa Day”

The Centre for Middle East & Africa (CMEA) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a WebCelebration to commemorate Africa Day on...

Issue Brief on “Covid-19 and Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Challenges”

Following and even before the World Health Organization (WHO) formally declared Covid-19 as a pandemic, restrictive measures such as lockdowns have been...

Issue Brief on “Demonstrations in Lebanon: Between Poverty and The Pandemic”

Since October 2019, Lebanese citizens have been demonstrating against the government denouncing them for dishonesty and misconduct. The country has been immersed...

Issue Brief on “Covid in the Camps: Challenges to Refugees in the Middle East”

Conflicts and wars have become trademarks of the modern Middle East. The disputes have led to thousands of people fleeing their homes...