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By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 19,2021
Sixteen years after the Palestinians held their presidential and legislative elections; President of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Mahmoud Abbas issued a decree on Friday calling for fresh elections to be held later this year.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 12,2021
Tensions are brewing between Washington and Tehran like never before as Donald Trump’s presidency winds down with less than three weeks remaining before Joe Biden is sown in.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 05,2021
Tensions are brewing between Washington and Tehran like never before as Donald Trump’s presidency winds down with less than three weeks remaining before Joe Biden is sown in.
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 29,2020
Israel will hold its fourth legislative elections in March after the nine-month-old coalition government headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu collapsed having failed to pass a budget bill in the Knesset.
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 23,2020
Jordan, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority (PA) are intensifying diplomatic efforts to prepare the ground for a common stand on resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict ahead of next month’s transition to a new US administration.
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 15,2020
Iran is bracing itself with five weeks to go before the Trump administration is finally ousted and as tensions rise in the region following last month’s assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist in the outskirts of Tehran.
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 08,2020
Turkey is facing one of the biggest challenges in recent times: punitive measures from its European neighbours and US ally over what is seen as disruptive, provocative and destabilising policies, as well as playing into the hands of Moscow.
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 01,2020
There is a sense of reserved optimism in Jordan following the outcome of the US presidential elections, which unexpectedly delivered a clear victory for Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
By Osama Al Sharif - Nov 24,2020
Four years of Donald Trump’s presidency has been a boon to Israel’s right-wing government under Benyamin Netanyahu and a curse for the Palestinians, in particular President Mahmoud Abbas. Trump had vowed to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in an unconventional manner.
By Osama Al Sharif - Nov 19,2020
President Donald Trump has nearly two months left in office even as he refuses to concede. But America, as well as the world, is getting ready to make a transition into a post-Trump world.

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