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Iran-China accord ushers in major geopolitical shift

  • The 25-year comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement between China and Iran, which was signed in Tehran on Saturday, is a major breakthrough for the two countries and will have long-term effects on the geopolitical balance of the Gulf and the region as a whole. After five years of negotiat...
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Region’s stability strengthened by Jordan aid package

  •   The four-way summit in Makkah on Sunday — called for by King Salman and attended by Jordan’s King Abdullah, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed Al-Maktoum — has underlined Saudi Arabia’s commitment to preserving the sta...
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Hamas must do more to become politically relevant

  • Politics, it has been said, is the art of the possible. But when it comes to the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it can also become the art of the absurd. In a prosaic repetition of history, Hamas — the 30-year-old, Gaza-based Islamic resistance movement — decided to amend its charter...
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President Abbas goes to Washington

  • For Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, arriving in Washington this week will almost certainly summon a somber sense of deja vu. Donald Trump will be the third US president that the 82-year-old Palestinian leader has met at the Oval Office since 2005. While much has changed in Washington in th...
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