Six months after parliamentary elections, talks about the formation of a new government in Lebanon remain at an impasse.
The newly elected president of Iraq, Barham Saleh, has just finished a whirlwind tour of the region, meeting with leaders of various Arab countries as well as Iran. Significantly, Mr.
The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations held its annual policymakers conference. After opening remarks from the chair of the board of directors and the CEO of the council, a panel discussed the current situation for Palestinians.
Two weeks since the U.S. midterm elections, there is a lively discussion in the region on the foreign-policy implications of the Democratic Party’s victory in the House of Representatives. Given the Trump White House’s dramatic departures from traditional U.S.
A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has come into effect after a chaotic and violent twenty-four hours. Israel launched a covert intelligence-gathering operation in Gaza that turned violent, which Hamas responded to by firing a barrage of missiles into Israel.
The war in Yemen grinds on, exacting an ever-higher price in civilian lives. Now the country is facing a massive famine, with hundreds of thousands of civilians at risk of starvation.
The re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran earlier this week has sparked a lively debate in the region. Observers are debating the rationale for their reintroduction, whether the sanctions were deserved, and what the final endgame for the United States is.
The visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Oman has raised eyebrows throughout the region. Coming one week after that of Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, Mr.
Despite recent events aimed at reviving the peace process, life remains unstable and dangerous for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Voices on both sides have spoken of scrapping the Oslo Accords, and there is growing talk of another intifada.
A special provision in the 1994 Oslo Accords saw Jordan providing Israeli farmers access to the Jordanian border areas of Baqoura and Ghumar. But King Abdullah of Jordan has announced the leases will not be renewed upon their expiration in 2019.