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By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 09,2019
Almost four months since the dramatic toppling of General Omar Al Bashir’s 30-year autocratic rule of Sudan, the military and a coalition of the country’s opposition announced earlier this week that they had finally reached a power-sharing deal.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jul 02,2019
Now that the US-sponsored Bahrain workshop is over with hardly any result, a sense of relief can be felt in Jordan; one of the parties, aside from the Palestinians, that showed no enthusiasm for the much-hyped peace plan that the White House was putting together for the last two
By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 25,2019
Reading through the document, which the White House has released few days before the convening of the Bahrain workshop, one would think that its authors are living in a parallel universe, where peace in the Middle East has already been achieved, and that all that is needed now is
By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 18,2019
Iran stands accused of carrying out last week’s twin attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as more countries point the finger at Tehran.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 11,2019
In Sameul Beckett’s 20th century absurdist play “Waiting for Godot”, the characters are made to wait in vain for the protagonist to arrive; he never does.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jun 04,2019
There were a number of important messages coming out of Mecca last week after Saudi Arabia successfully concluded three important summits; Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Arab League and Organisation of Islamic Countries.
By Osama Al Sharif - May 28,2019
Iraq is trying to fend off the specter of being dragged into a war between the US and Iran as tensions between the two countries continues to spike. Following days of verbal and military escalation, both Washington and Tehran are trying to retrace their steps.
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.

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