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By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 11,2019
In Sameul Beckett’s 20th century absurdist play “Waiting for Godot”, the characters are made to wait in vain for the protagonist to arrive; he never does.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 04,2019
There were a number of important messages coming out of Mecca last week after Saudi Arabia successfully concluded three important summits; Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Arab League and Organisation of Islamic Countries.
By Osama Al Sharif - May 28,2019
Iraq is trying to fend off the specter of being dragged into a war between the US and Iran as tensions between the two countries continues to spike. Following days of verbal and military escalation, both Washington and Tehran are trying to retrace their steps.
By Osama Al Sharif - May 22,2019
One of the most complex issues that threaten to derail the much-touted US plan to settle the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and beyond will be the fate of East Jerusalem.
By Osama Al Sharif - May 15,2019
Seventy-one years since the Nakba, an epic event so fundamental in the anatomy of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, one thing stands out: It remains as vivid in the Palestinian collective psyche as it was seven decades ago.
By Osama Al Sharif - May 07,2019
A 48-hour deadly escalation between Israel and Hamas/Islamic Jihad in Gaza has ended Monday at dawn after an Egyptian-led mediation finally succeeded in restoring calm.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 30,2019
President Donald Trump’s special envoy to the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, tweeted last week that “rumours that our peace vision includes a confederation between Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority, or that the vision contemplates making Jordan the homeland for Palesti
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 23,2019
A new Palestinian Authority (PA) government was sworn in last week, days after Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud and other right-wing parties won a majority in the Israeli Knesset.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 16,2019
Less than a week after the toppling of Sudan’s authoritarian ruler for 30 years, Omar Al Bashir, the country continues to face political uncertainty. The head of the transitional military council that removed the president, Gen.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 09,2019
Libya’s strongman, retired general Khalifa Haftar, is attempting to force a military solution that would end years of division, bloodshed and chaos.



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