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By Osama Al Sharif - Feb 18,2020
The European Union (EU) is in a flux over how to react to President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan, released last month in Washington.
By Osama Al Sharif - Feb 11,2020
The shaky Turkish-Russian alliance is facing its toughest challenge yet over the fate of Idlib province, the last bastion of anti-Bashar Assad rebels.
By Osama Al Sharif - Feb 04,2020
Less than a week after President Donald Trump, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by his side, released his now infamous vision/plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians at a White House ceremony, the US administration got its answer.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 28,2020
After more than one hundred days of protests that crossed sectarian and party lines Lebanon has a new government under Sunni technocrat Hassan Diab. But it is not the government that protesters had wanted.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 21,2020
US President Donald Trump is considering revealing his peace plan for the Middle East before the end of this month, reliable sources told me this week.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 14,2020
As the US and Iran recalibrate their positions following two weeks of heightened regional tensions in the wake of the killing of Qassem Soliemani in Baghdad and the measured Iranian strikes against two American bases in Iraq, one player is cashing in his gains.
By Osama Al Sharif - Jan 07,2020
Iraq is in turmoil following last Friday’s US strike that killed a top Iranian general and an Iraqi militia leader and others near Baghdad International Airport.
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 31,2019
As if the eight-year-old Libyan crisis is not complicated enough, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan now wants to add fuel to the fire by deploying troops and sending arms to aid the beleaguered Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli.
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 24,2019
Five years after joining the International Criminal Court (ICC) and asking it to investigate Israeli war crimes, the Palestinian Authority (PA) is being rewarded with an historic decision by the court’s chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, who stated this week that there is sufficie
By Osama Al Sharif - Dec 17,2019
In the midst of grim news emanating from the region; Iraq, Lebanon, Libya and Yemen being a case in point, two extraordinary events should have received more attention both regionally and globally.

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