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By Osama Al Sharif - May 19,2020
Jordanians and Israelis were kept wondering what His Majesty King Abdullah meant by his stern warning to Israel that moving forward with annexation of parts of the West Bank “could lead to a massive conflict with Jordan.” In an interview with German magazine Der Spiegel last week
By Osama Al Sharif - May 12,2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Israel on Wednesday for a one-day visit on the same day that a new twin-headed government will be sworn in, ending more than a year of political impasse that saw three inconclusive elections.
By Osama Al Sharif - May 12,2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Israel on Thursday for a one-day visit on the same day that a new twin-headed government will be sworn in, ending more than a year of political impasse that saw three inconclusive elections.
By Osama Al Sharif - May 05,2020
Lebanon is on the brink of economic collapse and is now being forced to ask the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for help as the only resort. Last week, the government of Hassan Diab approved an economic reform plan; one that created more divisions.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 28,2020
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has never had it so good. His one-time foes are lining up behind him like never before as he inches closer to forming a national emergency government that would extend his premiership for another 18 months.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 21,2020
The coronavirus pandemic is putting old rivalries on hold as countries and territories focus their efforts on containing the spread of the virus.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 14,2020
Even before Iraq was hit by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, party squabbling and mass protests had paralysed the country’s political life.
By Osama Al Sharif - Apr 07,2020
The besieged Gaza Strip is a coronavirus ticking bomb that could explode at any moment. Health authorities there had ordered a lockdown two weeks ago after two Covid-19 cases were discovered on 22 March.
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 31,2020
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues its surge across the globe, testing governments, the health systems and economies, pundits are pouring over possible post-coronavirus scenarios for those who will survive.
By Osama Al Sharif - Mar 24,2020
As the world battles the alarming spread of the novel coronavirus through lockdowns, calls for self-isolation and even by imposing curfews, the specter of an impending global recession is looming large.

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