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By Osama Al Sharif - May 30,2018
Time is running out for the EU to salvage the Iran nuclear deal following this month’s decision by US President Donald Trump to unilaterally pull his country out of the 2015 agreement.
By Osama Al Sharif - May 22,2018
The last few weeks have not been kind to Tehran: President Donald Trump carried out his campaign promise and took his country out of the international agreement to restrain Iran’s nuclear programme, demanding that a new deal be negotiated.
By Osama Al Sharif - May 15,2018
In many ways, this week’s Iraqi legislative elections were extraordinary, signalling a slow but determined departure from the ethnosectarian schisms that had fractured the Iraqi society since the 2003 US invasion.
By Osama Al Sharif - May 08,2018
Last week’s convening of the 23rd ordinary session of the Palestine National Council (PNC) in Ramallah was all about one man: Mahmoud Abbas.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 24,2018
A string of Russian statements on the future of Syria have reverberated across the region amidst rising tensions between Moscow and Washington following last week’s trilateral strikes against Syrian targets.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 17,2018
Those in Israel and the United States who had hoped that the Arab summitmeeting in Dhahran would expose fractures in Arab leaders’ stand over the Palestinian cause were aptly disappointed.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 10,2018
A week is a long time in politics as recent events in Syria continue to underline. Only last week, US President Donald Trump shocked and confused both allies and foes when he announced, off-script, that he wanted to pull the US military out of Syria “very soon”.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 04,2018
What frightened Israel so much that it premeditatedly killed at least 17unarmed Palestinians and injured hundreds who were among tens of thousands of peaceful protesters gathering along Gaza Strip’s border with Israel last Friday?
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 27,2018
As Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary this May, the Palestinians will mark seven decades since Nakba, or the catastrophe, that has come to represent a triad of perpetual occupation, oppression and displacement.
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 20,2018
It is unfortunate that almost all players involved in the complex Syrian crisis appear to have given up on efforts to resuscitate a political process that aims at ending seven years of civil war.



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