The Gulf Cooperation Council, an organization founded in 1981 uniting Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait and Qatar, held its annual meeting last week, despite an ongoing internal dispute.
The discovery of a network of alleged Hezbollah “attack tunnels” has triggered concerns of a possible armed conflict between Israel and the Iran-backed Lebanese militia.
Not for the first time, Israeli police have apparently uncovered enough evidence to recommend charges against the country’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. This time the evidence points to a quid-pro-quo deal between Mr.
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.