Hamas: Israel implementing Gaza ceasefire agreement

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Terror group’s assurances that the truce is still in place comes amid reports of delays in Qatar transferring funds to needy families in the Strip. Palestinians receive their financial aid as part of $480 million in aid allocated by Qatar, … Read More

Israel dives into the Arab world

The Warsaw Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East, held on Feb. 13-14, was hosted by the U.S. Department of State and the Polish Foreign Ministry. Many issues such as terrorism, extremism, missile development, … Read More

MbS: The New Saddam Of Arabia?

posted in: Middle East, News

As Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) has terrorized his opponents at home and abroad, fear has spread within the Saudi kingdom. Has he become the new Saddam of Arabia? As Iraq’s Saddam Hussein did in the 1980s, MbS is cementing his … Read More

Assad’s Suffering Syria Seeks Reconciliation with the Arab World

While many Arab leaders would have loved to oust Assad and hand Iran a major strategic setback, many are now of the mindset that the Syrian dictator isn’t going anywhere. For the Syrian people, the last eight years have been … Read More

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo Stresses Need for Gulf Unity Against Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a meeting at the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 29, 2018. Thomas Coex/Pool via Reuters REUTERS TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The United States … Read More

Saudi king pledges $150m for Jerusalem, $50m for UNRWA

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US President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (R) upon arrival at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh on May 20, 2017 BANDAR AL-JALOUD (Saudi Royal Palace/AFP) “East Jerusalem is an integral part of … Read More

Middle-East Tensions Soar After Critical Phone Call

One phone-call can change a geopolitical landscape. The last bilateral contact between the Emir of Qatar Tamim Bin Hamad and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman last Friday is the best example. After some recent indications of a detente between … Read More