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By Osama Al Sharif - Oct 16,2018
Iraq’s prime minister-designate, Adel Abdul Mahdi has his work cut out for him. He is a consensus choice for one of the most difficult jobs in the region and, indeed, the world.
By Osama Al Sharif - Oct 09,2018
East Jerusalem Palestinians are facing a vicious onslaught as Israel begins to implement a series of measures aimed primarily at limiting their presence in the Holy City and its environs and weakening their position as residents.
By Osama Al Sharif - Oct 03,2018
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamen Netanyahu is thriving in the age of populist politics and ultra-nationalist politics, crowd steering tirade.
By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 25,2018
US President Donald Trump will be the centre of attention this week as he addresses the UN General Assembly on Tuesday and chairs a special session of the Security Council on Wednesday.
By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 18,2018
It began as a grassroots movement in Gaza to mark the 70th anniversary of Nakba (or catastophe), when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were forced from their homes in the wake of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.
By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 11,2018
What began as spontaneous protests in Iraq’s oil-rich southern governorate of Basra last July over poor public services and high unemployment has become the fulcrum of the country’s political struggle, which has deepened since Iraqis went to the polls last May.
By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 04,2018
Time is running out for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his government.
By Osama Al Sharif - Aug 28,2018
It is not difficult to understand the US administration’s decision last week to block $200 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) when one looks at the move as yet another piece in a master plan that is becoming clearer every day.
By Osama Al Sharif - Aug 07,2018
By most accounts, the Syrian civil war is slowly winding down and its final chapter is already being written.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 31,2018
In war and peace, the beleaguered Gaza Strip features as a hot trigger for both. The US and Israel are trying to change the status quo in the strip that came about after Hamas became its de facto ruler following a coup against the Palestinian Authority (PA) in 2007.



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