Friday, December 15, 2017

The Middle East: Rising and Falling Start

In 2011, Turkey was seen as an unstoppable regional power and a rising star led by its Development and Justice Party (AKP). But the...

Hamas Diplomatic Activism: Modified Strategies and new alliances

Many observers saw a potential breakthrough in Tony Blair’s recent meeting with the head of Hamas’ political bureau Khaled Meshaal that may take Hamas...

17 Killed, 30 Injured as Suicide Bomber Hits Saudi Mosque

At least 17 people were killed and 30 others injured in a deadly suicide attack on a mosque in Abha city of South Arabia’s...

The Syrian Tunnel and the Spring

When the first spontaneous explosions of the Arab democratic revolutions erupted in Tunisia in December 2010, many were hoping that this revolt might usher...

Israel’s ‘Protective Edge’: Why Now?

A new Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip, not the first and won’t be the last if the political equation in that region...

The Palestinian National Reconciliation: Regional and International Implications

Palestinian success in burying a seven-year division has surpassed its domestic effects and has, without a doubt, regional and international implications. With the Palestinian...

Iran Executes Man for Having Links with Exiled Opposition Group

Tehran --- A man convicted for having links with an exiled opposition group has been hanged by Iranian authorities despite protests by the human...