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By Osama Al Sharif - Aug 04,2020
Almost 100 days after he was sworn in as prime minister of Iraq, Mustafa Al Kadhimi has taken his most important decision yet by calling for an early legislative election next June.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 28,2020
Uncertainty surrounds the fate of the next round of trilateral negotiations, involving Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, regarding the timetable needed to fill the huge reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and other technical guidelines, which have prevented reaching an
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 21,2020
Lebanon’s economy is in a freefall and chances that the government of Hassan Diab will be able to strike a last minute deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to secure billions of dollars in a rescue package are slim at best.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 14,2020
President Donald Trump’s goal of winning a second term as president in November is looking feeble every day, as a majority of polls show him lagging behind his Democratic rival Joe Biden.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 07,2020
Turkish troops and Ankara backed militias are active in three Arab countries; Libya, Syria and Iraq. This is a geopolitical reality that the Arab world, as well as the international community, must acknowledge and react to.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 30,2020
The White House is in a bind over sanctioning annexation of parts of the West Bank as suggested by President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” peace plan of last January.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 23,2020
A day after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi delivered a stern warning to Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) and allied militias, backed by Turkey, that Sirte and Al Jufra Airbase constitute a red line for Cairo and that Egypt was ready to defend its western borde
By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 16,2020
“I can’t breathe!” These three words uttered by an African American George Floyd as a Minneapolis police officer forced his knee on his neck on May 25 for more than eight minutes, all recorded on video, have resonated across the United States as well as the rest of the world.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 09,2020
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is finding himself trapped in a labyrinth of his own making.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 02,2020
The protracted nine-year-old Libyan conflict is quickly turning into another Syria; ironically with the same two main state actors, Russia and Turkey, clinching the balance of power and supporting opposite sides.



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