2021 is seen across the region as a year rife with opportunities for improving economic performance, addressing climate-change concerns, as well as creating a more stable political and security environment.
Social and Humanitarian Concerns
The incoming Biden administration is likely to face a series of domestic and international challenges as it attempts to steer away from the policies of the past four years.
News of the approval for the mass production of several Covid-19 vaccines has buoyed up governments and people across the world.
The victory of Joe Biden in the US presidential elections has elicited strong views across the region. Coming after four years of a tumultuous US foreign policy approach, the prevailing sentiment is one of caution and uncertainty. Generally favoring Mr.
Following the normalization deals with the UAE and Bahrain, regional observers have turned their attention to the possibility of a further thawing of relations between Israel and its neighbors, even going so far as to suggest that Saudi Arabia and Lebanon ma
Turkey’s foreign entanglements and military adventures are once again at the center of regional discussions regarding the country’s role in the Middle East and more broadly.
Israel and Hamas spent much of last month in a tit-for-tat cycle of violence that ended just as quickly as it started.
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.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered this week the change in status of the famed Hagia Sophia from a museum back to a mosque.
Following the failure of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), Turkey, and Turkish-backed militias to respond positively to the Cairo Declaration calling for a negotiated and peaceful resolution of the Libyan conflict, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah A