The resignation of the Lebanese government following the devastation of Beirut has infused the country with a sense of urgency and possibilities.
The US Department of State has announced that it will continue to enforce an arms embargo against Iran.
Israeli commentators have responded positively to news of an official rapprochement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Leaders of Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have announced an agreement to normalize relations between the two countries.
The devastating explosion that rocked Lebanon’s capital on August 4 has taken the lives of over 170 people, with thousands injured and many still missing.
The Israeli government has recently come under pressure for its handling of the COVID-19 epidemic, as it faces a second wave of infections leading to mandatory restrictions.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi traveled this week to Tehran to confer with Iranian officials. Mr. Al-Kadhimi’s first official trip abroad was meant to come on the heels of a visit to Saudi Arabia.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered this week the change in status of the famed Hagia Sophia from a museum back to a mosque.
Iran and China are said to be close to finalizing a deal that would see the two countries enter a 25-year partnership plan.
The economic and political outlook in Lebanon continues to worsen as government policies and assurances fall short of the demands of the people protesting in the streets as well as of the global financial markets.