Coming closer

21 March 2022 1:29 PM GMT
Bashar al Assad’s visit to UAE signals normalisation of Syria-Arab ties, and can facilitate post-war reconstruction of the economy reeling under...

Undoing the raw deal

3 March 2022 3:01 PM GMT
History shows that sanctions have persistently failed as punitive action, therefore, international community should stick to diplomatic solutions to...

No solution in sight

17 Jan 2022 1:08 PM GMT
Factors leading to postponement of presidential elections in Libya to January 24 remain unresolved — signalling the perpetuation of decade-long...

At the crossroads

6 Jan 2022 2:25 PM GMT
The political vacuum in Sudan, created by resignation of the PM, could imperil the newfound democracy if immediate international intervention is not...

In a stumbling state

1 Nov 2021 1:04 PM GMT
Restoration of the transitional civilian government in Sudan is essential to maintain the newly discovered democratic spirit within the country

An unwelcome augury

18 Oct 2021 1:45 PM GMT
Iraq needs a stable government to get rid of corruption left by previous regimes, but low turnout and stronghold of sectarian parties indicate...

Worrying reverberations

21 Sep 2021 5:35 PM GMT
US’ withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, followed by pull-out of missile defence systems from Saudi, has sent ripples in the Middle East regarding...

Regression to authoritarianism?

9 Aug 2021 12:46 PM GMT
Tunisia's nascent tryst with democracy, which shines exemplarily in the North African region, is at risk of faltering as the President usurps...

New priorities?

27 Jun 2021 11:25 AM GMT
Ebrahim Raisi's policy stances will be worth watching as he assumes presidential office in mid-August

Of little difference

20 Jun 2021 3:15 PM GMT
Change of administration in Israel is unlikely to have any impact on hard-line policies against Palestinian rights

Resolution or escalation?

18 April 2021 11:13 AM GMT
Amid heightened regional tensions, Iran must cautiously approach Vienna talks with an aim to dilute sanctions while keeping its security and...

Split to inaction

30 March 2021 6:07 PM GMT
Uncertainty looms large over politically divided Israel as neither Netanyahu nor his opponents have succeeded in stitching a government to end the...
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