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Dangerous times ahead for Palestinians as Israel aims to break their will

  • US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s tour of Egypt, Israel and the Occupied Territories this week was turned into a salvaging mission, coming just days after a spate of violence erupted in Jenin refugee camp and in East Jerusalem, during which tens of Palestinians and Israelis were killed. So...
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Netanyahu bows to Jordan’s red lines — for now

  • King Abdullah of Jordan’s meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Amman on Tuesday was the first between the two men in almost five years. It is no secret that Abdullah does not trust the Israeli premier and the two have sparred many times, mostly over Israel’s provocations at...
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Israel’s existential challenge is of its own making

  • Israel is facing an unprecedented existential challenge, and it is not due to the Iran nuclear program or a third Palestinian intifada, or even a barrage of inaccurate Hamas missiles or an indictment by the International Criminal Court — all of these threats notwithstanding. For the first time ...
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Sudan talks herald end of military rule, but challenges remain

  • A four-day “final phase” of talks between the military and civilian powers in Sudan, which kicked off this week, should end with the adoption of a roadmap that delivers a nonpartisan civilian government that will prepare for general elections. The discussions, which are supported by the interna...
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New divisions in Israeli society may benefit the Palestinians

  • Two days after the swearing-in of Israel’s most extreme, ultranationalist and ultrareligious government, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians celebrated the 58th anniversary of the birth of the oldest and most popular Palestinian nationalist liberation movement — Fatah. The Fatah anniversary w...
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Libya’s last chance ahead of partition

  • The inter-Libyan dialogue has been going on, at various levels, for years. It has resulted in a number of understandings and agreements, the most prominent of which was the Skhirat agreement of December 2015, which established a Presidency Council and an interim government, thus ending the d...
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Jordan’s strikes may be just the tip of the iceberg

  • Jordan is going through testing times. A truckers’ and public transportation strike over high fuel prices has stalled the economy and interrupted supply chains, while the government has made it clear that it cannot afford to abolish taxes imposed on oil derivatives because of the negative impac...
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Netanyahu’s ‘crazy team’ set to cross all red lines

  • Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, has until Dec. 21 to form the most extreme government in the history of the country, complete with ultranationalists, religious Zionists and far-right Cabinet members. The Likud leader has no challenger, but if he fails to hammer toge...
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Newly signed framework agreement is Sudan’s best chance

  • More than a year after the military broke a tense partnership with civilian factions in Sudan by toppling a transitional government, the two sides on Monday signed a framework agreement in Khartoum aimed at putting the country back on the road to civilian rule. Between October 2019 and now, te...
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Force will not end Iran’s popular uprising

  • In the last 43 years — since a popular uprising toppled the authoritarian rule of the shah in 1979 — Iranians have known only two supreme rulers: Ayatollah Khomeini and Ali Khamenei. Under Iran’s complex system of government, the supreme leader holds real power and his will supersedes that of t...
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