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In-Depth: As violence rocks Israel and Palestine, Muslim and Christian Palestinians stand together in solidarity.

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

Thomas O. Falk

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Stasa Salacanin

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents ...

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

Jessica Buxbaum

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

In-depth: For Palestinians in the Israeli-designated military area, daily life is plagued by settler violence, army harassment, and the ever-looming threat of displacement.

Francesco Petronella

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Analysis: With new leaders in both countries, the relationship between Italy and Libya could be at a decisive turning point.

Dario Sabaghi

Eyeing lucrative profits, Morocco is seeking to legalise cannabis

In-depth: Cannabis legalisation in Morocco could provide economic opportunity, dependant upon Europe, party politics, and upcoming elections.

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Faisal Ali

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Analysis: After tensions in Mogadishu spilled over into violence, Somalia's political players want to give the prime minister the benefit of the ...

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

Tala Ramadan

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

In-depth: Saudi Arabia's decision to ban Lebanese produce comes as the country is experiencing the worst economic crisis in its modern history.

Xavier Palacios

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving the frozen conflict in Cyprus.

How South African weapons fuel war crimes in Yemen

Suraya Dadoo

How South African weapons fuel war crimes in Yemen

Analysis: Despite attempts at oversight, Yemen is awash with weapons made by South Africa's arms industry.

Tala Ramadan

Ramadan in the shadow of Lebanon's food price crisis

In-depth: Ramadan tables in Lebanon are lighter this year, as inflation makes Iftar meals unaffordable for many families.

Giorgio Cafiero

Could Saudi-Iran talks finally defuse the region's biggest rivalry?

Analysis: Few expect major changes in Saudi-Iranian relations any time soon, but recent talks in Iraq signal a potential de-escalation after years of animosity.

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Analysis: The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also ...

Michel Kilo's death is a microcosm of Syria's tragedy

Nizar Mohamad

Michel Kilo's death is a microcosm of Syria's tragedy

In-depth: Michel Kilo's passing marks the loss of another important voice that relentlessly advocated for a free, united, and democratic Syria.

William Christou

Jordanian government's legitimacy on trial in Prince Hamzah case

Analysis: The trial of the remaining suspects in the Prince Hamzah affair is crucial to proving the Jordanian government's version of events, but it requires a delicate balancing act.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Assad begins his re-election campaign

Syrians will go to the polls in presidential elections next month, although the process of choosing a leader has already been decided.

Biden's first 100 days as US president

Brooke Anderson

Biden's first 100 days as US president

Analysis: From the economy to vaccinations, Biden has delivered on a number of key campaign promises in his first 100 days, but the greatest ...

Biden's Armenian genocide recognition: A crisis in US-Turkey ties?

Omid Shokri

Biden's Armenian genocide recognition: A crisis in US-Turkey ties?

Analysis: Biden's decision to recognise the Armenian genocide could further strain already tense ties between Turkey and the US.

Alessandra Bajec

Lebanon's supermarkets: On the frontline of an economic crisis

In-depth: The supermarket is where the average Lebanese citizen feels the economic crisis most, with staple goods vanishing and other essential items tripling or quadrupling in price.

How China's 'wolf warrior' diplomacy fuelled tensions with Turkey

Ali Bakir

How China's 'wolf warrior' diplomacy fuelled tensions with Turkey

Analysis: A rare diplomatic spat erupted between Ankara and Beijing after two Turkish politicians criticised China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority.

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a bid to deprive refugees of their rights.