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By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 17,2017
Throughout its tragic and tumultuous history, spanning nearly a century (beginning roughly with the 1917 Balfour Declaration), the Palestinian national cause has never seen a more surreal and bizarre period as the one it finds itself ensnared in today.One can describe the plight
By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 10,2017
The Obama presidency is in its waning days and the United States — as well as the rest of the world — is bracing itself for the unknown under a man who has befuddled his allies even before his foes.Donald Trump will take over a sharply divided country and will immediately be face
By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 03,2017
Between now and the convening of the Syria peace talks in the Kazakh capital, Astana, in mid-January anything could happen that could derail the historic ceasefire agreement reached by Russia and Turkey and embraced by most opposition groups in rebel-held areas and the Damascus r
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 27,2016
Despite the unusually heavy death toll, especially among the security personnel, that resulted from confrontations with terrorists, over two days, in the southern governorate of Karak last week, Jordanians demonstrated resilience, solidarity and defiance. Ten people, includi
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 20,2016
To the victor go the spoils.
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 13,2016
Europe has a big problem as an increasing number of Europeans adopt a cause that ostensibly centres on nationalism and rejects immigration, but hides a deep-seated fear of Muslims and Islam.The problem has been festering for decades, but in recent years it has surfaced, giving on
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 07,2016
The long battle for the eastern sector of Aleppo is virtually over. We all know its eventual outcome.
By Osama Al Sharif - Nov 29,2016
Palestinians are pinning high hopes on the outcome of Fateh’s seventh congress, which started in Ramallah on Tuesday against a background of critical internal divisions within the movement as well as a widening rift between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas in Gaza.About 1,500
By Osama Al Sharif - Nov 22,2016
So far, Donald Trump’s picks for top Cabinet positions have largely been in alignment with his bellicose campaign rhetoric.One can generally describe at least four of the five nominees that were announced this weekend as a bunch of “white angry men”.These selections send a worryi
By Osama Al Sharif - Nov 15,2016
Much will be said and written about Donald Trump’s phenomenal rise to power and America, along with the rest of the world, will watch as the maverick president begins to implement his controversial agenda, which remains a mystery to many. But Trump’s historic victory last we



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