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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.
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 12,2019
Only a few weeks separate us from two significant events for the region: the April 9 Israeli Knesset elections and following that, at no specified date yet, the release of President Donald Trump’s much-hyped Middle East peace plan, also known as the “ultimate deal”.A small White
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 05,2019
Not surprisingly but entirely ironic that there has been little or no reaction to last week’s conclusions by an independent UN commission of inquiry into the 2018 Gaza protests along the fence with Israel.
By Osama Al Sharif - Feb 26,2019
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is so determined to win another term in the country’s upcoming elections that he is willing to ally himself with the devil!



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