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By Osama Al Sharif - Oct 26,2021
It was a marriage of inconvenience to begin with and it is surprising that it lasted as long as it did.
By Osama Al Sharif - Oct 19,2021
For the first time in almost two years, the two opposing sides in the Syrian conflict have co-chaired a meeting of the Syrian Constitutional Committee this week in Geneva after agreeing earlier to begin the drafting process of a new basic law for the country.
By Osama Al Sharif - Oct 12,2021
Three months after it was formed, Jordan’s royal-appointed Committee on Modernising the Political System delivered its recommendations to King Abdullah last week.
By Osama Al Sharif - Oct 05,2021
Iraqi voters will head to polling stations on October 10 for early legislative elections, the fifth in the last 20 years; two years after mass protests brought down the government of Adil Abdel Mahdi but not before security forces and paramilitary groups killed more than 600 prot
By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 28,2021
Every year, and for many decades, at the UN General Assembly’s September meetings the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Palestinian Question are tackled in speeches by concerned world leaders.
By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 21,2021
The post-Netanyahu era is heralding a state of rapprochement between Israel, on the one hand, and Jordan and Egypt, on the other. It could also bring some badly needed benefits for the ailing Palestinian Authority (PA) as well.
By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 14,2021
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is expected to hold its 76th annual meeting between September 21 and 27 but unlike last year, when all the meetings were held virtually, at least 80 leaders are expected to attend in person with their delegations in spite of a US request
By Osama Al Sharif - Sep 07,2021
In a rare diplomatic breakthrough for Damascus, a senior Syrian official will visit Amman on Wednesday to participate in a four-way meeting for energy ministers that will also include the host, Jordan, in addition to Lebanon and Egypt.
By Osama Al Sharif - Aug 31,2021
If anyone is familiar with the law of diminishing returns it must be Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The peace process that he had embraced since the early 1990s is no more, and in the last decade not a single round of diplomatic talks was held with Israel.
By Osama Al Sharif - Aug 24,2021
Jordan’s King Abdullah is intensifying his diplomatic efforts to end the political stalemate in neighbouring Syria by seeking to put together a task force to engage the Syrian regime in a bid to change its behaviour.

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