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By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 30,2021
The signing this week in Tehran of a 25-year comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement between China and Iran is a major breakthrough for the two countries and will have long-term effects on the geopolitical balance of the Gulf and the region as a whole.
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 23,2021
Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip edged closer towards the legislative elections, the first in 15 years, as the central election committee began receiving applications for registration of lists contesting the 132-seat legislature in the May 22 poll.
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 17,2021
Last week’s showdown between Jordan and Israel over the obstruction of a previously agreed on visit by HRH Crown Prince Hussein to Al Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem to mark a Muslim holy occasion and Amman’s retaliation by scuttling a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netan
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 09,2021
US officials were quick to oppose the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s decision to open an investigation into alleged war crimes committed in the Palestinian Territories since 2014.
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 02,2021
Seven months after the horrific explosion that destroyed Beirut port and large parts of the capital, little progress has been made in uncovering the facts and bringing the culprits to justice.
By Osama Al Sharif - Feb 23,2021
President Joe Biden outlined the foundations of his foreign policy in his first appearance on a world stage on Friday.
By Osama Al Sharif - Feb 16,2021
President Joe Biden and his top foreign policy team are yet to unveil a policy on the decade-old Syrian crisis, if any.
By Osama Al Sharif - Feb 09,2021
The historic ruling last Friday by judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) that the court has jurisdiction over Palestinian territories, the West bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, thus paving the way for a much delayed probe into war crimes committed by Israeli army d
By Osama Al Sharif - Feb 02,2021
It is a battle of wills between the new US administration and the Iranian regime over the latter’s commitment to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement and Washington’s reversal of the 2018 decision to withdraw from it.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 26,2021
Newly inaugurated President Joe Biden and a number of his top officials have a personal link to Iraq’s ongoing ordeal and they should make amends.

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