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By Hassan A. Barari - Mar 10,2020
While it is not yet clear who will form the next Israeli government, the Arab Joint List, made up of four Arab parties, chalked up a remarkable electoral achievement garnering some 15 seats.
By Hassan A. Barari - Mar 03,2020
Ankara made it perfectly clear that it would not compromise its national interests while dealing with the situation in Idlib. While Ankara seeks to avoid a direct military confrontation with Russia over Idlib, it is adamant that Russia could curb Bashar Al Assad's forces.
By Hassan A. Barari - Feb 25,2020
Amid fanfare, Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Amman, sending a clear message that Qatar supports Jordan's position on the "deal of the century". To be sure, Qatar is a state with a marked impact in the region, thanks to its soft power.
By Hassan A. Barari - Jan 06,2020
Over the past few years, Iran has been operating on the assumption that President Donald Trump would not get involved in a military confrontation in the Middle East, particularly during his election campaign.
By Hassan A. Barari - Nov 25,2019
Addressing a New York audience, King Abdullah made it perfectly clear that Israeli-Jordanian relations are at an all-time low.
By Hassan A. Barari - Nov 11,2019
The growing tension between Jordan and Israel has reached an unprecedented level.
By Hassan A. Barari - Nov 05,2019
When Jordan forged the peace treaty with Israel, it thought that the treaty would be part of a wider, comprehensive peace in the region. Yet, it is easier said than done.
By Hassan A. Barari - Oct 21,2019
In a rare sign of unity, Lebanese are united against their political elite. It seems that the political elite and political parties have failed to be responsive to the growing and changing demands of the public.
By Hassan A. Barari - Oct 07,2019
The country’s longest ever strike has come to an end after the government met the demands of the Jordan Teachers Association (JTA). Reaching a pay deal with the JTA was of great importance for two reasons. First, it ended a one-month long strike.
By Hassan A. Barari - Sep 23,2019
Israeli elections came amid swirling questions about whether Benjamin Netanyahu would lose the elections and, if yes, how this would impact the peace process. We don’t, yet, know who will form the next government and who will sit in it.



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