More than five years into the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen, the situation in the country is no longer of concern to Yemenis alone. Instead, its conflict has turned into a struggle between regional powers.
Applying Israeli law to much of the West Bank would mean the irreversible end of the Palestinian statehood project, making Netanyahu the prime minister who not only buried the two-state solution but annexed choice West Bank real estate.
In an interview, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen explains what is behind the United Arab Emirates’ widening regional activism.
The 2011 uprising in Syria totally transformed the religious establishment in Damascus. The regime sent into exile many prominent, influential religious figures who, forced to work from abroad, formed a religious opposition group called the Syrian Islamic Council.
Israel’s annexation of the West Bank could push it down a path that challenges its Jewish and democratic character.
Asserting the failure of Lebanon’s negotiations with the International Monetary Fund is premature.
Algerian officials in the northeastern border area between Algeria and Tunisia continue to permit the cross-border smuggling of petrol and other commodities.
The religious sphere in Rural Damascus Governorate is poised to become a political battleground as both the regime and the exiled opposition seek to court a new rising group of religious leaders.
The Yemen conflict has affected Saudi border areas and is changing the public’s thinking in the kingdom.
As Lebanon continues to flatten the coronavirus curve and as the country opens up again, the protest movement is largely expected to make a comeback, with protestors again voicing demands for an independent judiciary, accountability, early parliamentary elections, and financial reform—among others.