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Posts Tagged: Arab states

September 29, 2022 10:50 am

Do Autocratic Rulers Have a Future in the Middle East?

Several recent public opinion surveys send a mixed message to autocratic reformers in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar, which hosts the World...

August 4, 2021 12:05 pm

Why Does the Media Ignore the Only True Democracy in the Middle East?

A recent opinion column by the journalist Gwynne Dyer was titled “No Functioning Democracies in Arab World.” The article notes that in Syria, Yemen, and Libya,...

December 7, 2020 1:38 pm

‘2020 Is Not 2015’: Israeli US Envoy Urges Biden to Forge ‘Common Policy’ on Iran With Israel and Arab Allies

Israel's outgoing ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, said on Monday he hoped the incoming Biden administration would forge a "common policy" on Iran with...

September 8, 2020 7:10 am

In a Remarkable Move, Gulf Cooperation Council Condemns Palestinian Leaders

A remarkable thing has just happened. This is from Al Arabiya: The Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has called on Palestinian leaders, headed by...

April 8, 2020 3:42 am

It’s Time to Shutter the Arab League

The Arab League is a union of 22 Arab-speaking Afro-Asian countries and four observers headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. The idea of such a League was offered...

January 28, 2020 8:50 am

Will Trump’s Peace Plan Matter?

Almost every US administration has come up with a peace plan, and they all have one thing in common -- failure. The Trump plan will...

December 1, 2019 7:01 pm

Noura Erakat’s Reinterpretation of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Noura Erakat’s speech at Columbia Law School on October 24 was articulate and intelligent, mirroring many students on our campus. The Palestinian American...

October 23, 2019 7:25 am

Political Islam Is Declining in the Middle East

Few live images were more dramatic than the collapse and death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, the first-ever Muslim Brotherhood head of state, in...

October 10, 2019 6:14 am

Are the Arab States and Arab People Finally Ready to Accept Israel? - Pan-Arab rejectionism of Israel has recently shown serious signs of becoming a spent force. Many Arab governments, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the Gulf...

July 18, 2019 8:30 am

The Gulf States and the New Silk Road

The relative decline of US hegemony and power in the Persian Gulf, and the emergence of China, which seeks a significant role in the region,...

March 20, 2019 7:19 am

Why Are Egypt’s Sisi and Other Brutal Dictators Afraid of Soccer Fans?

Ali Issa Ahmad, a British soccer fan, lingered in jail in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) earlier this year for wearing a Qatari soccer jersey during...

January 9, 2019 9:38 am

Once Again, Arabs Deny Ethnically Cleansing Jews

The news that Israel will seek $250 billion in compensation from Arab countries for the property that Jews lost when they were expelled in the...

November 26, 2018 9:32 am

Israeli Minister Says He’s Invited to 2019 Conference in Bahrain

An Israeli cabinet minister said on Monday he had been invited to attend a conference next year in Bahrain, in what he described as part...

June 13, 2018 10:03 am

Arab States Launch Biggest Assault of Yemen War With Attack on Main Port

A Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched the largest assault of Yemen's war on Wednesday with an attack on the main port city, aiming to...


Jordan Holds Vote to Expel Israeli Ambassador Flaunting Image of...

The Jordanian Parliament on Wednesday voted to expel Israel’s ambassador to Jordan while displaying an image showing all of Israel...


Huwara Survivor Calls on Israeli Government to Prevent Next Attack - The Israeli man seriously wounded in Sunday’s shooting in Huwara spoke to the public on Tuesday for the first time since the incident, saying it was a “miracle”...

Middle East

Report: UAE Plans to Reduce Diplomatic Contact with Israel

i24 News - The United Arab Emirates is considering reducing the level of its diplomatic representation in Israel following Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich's remarks that "the Palestinian people do...

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