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Ursula Von der Leyen should apologize for whitewashing Israel’s apartheid regime

  • The congratulatory video message recorded by the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, to mark Israel’s 75th Independence Day last week was a blatant insult to millions of Palestinians living under occupation and in the diaspora. Moreover, it was an affront to anyone who is dis...
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Sudan crisis: Stalemate in Khartoum is bad news for Al-Burhan

  • As the conflict in Sudan entered its second week, punctuated by short-lived truces, the battle for control of the capital Khartoum was inconclusive, with both sides in the internecine war claiming to have the upper hand. But as foreign missions are evacuated and doubts persist over diplomatic e...
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Imperative that Sudan army emerges victorious

  • It was almost inevitable that the two reluctant partners that have jointly ruled Sudan for the past four years were destined to fight each other as a political accord to hand over the reins of power to a civilian government was to be signed and adopted earlier this month. But the faceoff betwee...
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Israel’s tampering with Al-Aqsa status is a recipe for disaster

  • The third holiest Muslim site, Al-Aqsa Mosque, or Al-Haram Al-Sharif, has become a dangerous flashpoint that could ignite the entire region. The shocking events of last week, when Israeli soldiers stormed the holy site, beating worshippers and causing serious damage to the main building, is an ...
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Russia seeks to secure gains in Syria

  • Russia is stepping up its efforts to normalize ties between Syria and Turkiye in a bid to bolster its alliance with Damascus, which has proved exceptionally beneficial to both sides since President Vladimir Putin ordered a military incursion in 2015 that saved the regime of President Bashar Ass...
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The war over Israel’s identity is far from over

  • After more than 12 weeks of anti-government protests, culminating in Sunday night’s mass demonstrations following the sacking of Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, a beleaguered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finally caved in to pressure and announced on Monday evening that he was suspen...
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ICC’s Putin arrest warrant reeks of politicization and prejudice

  • This month marks the 20th anniversary of the US and UK-led invasion of Iraq, on falsified evidence, that set in motion a series of cataclysmic events from which neither Iraq nor the region has been able to recover. Conservative figures put the number of Iraqis who perished under occupation or i...
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Saudi Arabia-Iran detente is good news for a troubled region

  • Friday’s Chinese-mediated rapprochement between Saudi Arabia and Iran came as a pleasant surprise to most countries in the Middle East and beyond. Such a diplomatic breakthrough is a rare event in a region plagued by endemic crises. It is a deal between two major regional players that promises ...
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US has to tread carefully on key Middle East issues

  • This week’s visit to the region by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin comes at a delicate moment for both Israel and Iran. While the declared objective of the visit is to assure US regional allies of the strategic bond that Washington is committed to, there are other issues that cannot be ign...
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Aqaba meeting was much ado about nothing

  • Sunday’s Aqaba security meeting, which brought together Palestinian and Israeli officials in a rare publicized event, attracted much media attention — but not all of it positive. The one-day event, hosted by Jordan with the participation of senior US and Egyptian officials, was aimed at de-esca...
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