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Biden to Restore Traditional U.S Policy in the Middle East

Biden’s policy is nonetheless clear: He’ll seek to restore diplomacy with Iran and bring Turkey back under the sphere of NATO’s influence.

The Pandemic in the MENA Region, a Hardship But Also an Opportunity for Women

The outbreak of the pandemic has revealed the internal fractures of society, but also put women on the front lines while they lost in autonomy, safety and economical independence.

Erdogan positions powerful Turkish military as backbone of regional strategy

Turkey is likely to diversify between the soft and hard power to achieve its regional aspirations. The role of the Turkish army is therefore vital for Ankara.

The term ‘Judeo-Christian’ has been misused for political ends – a new ‘Abrahamic’ identity offers an alternative

Framing Jews, Christians and Muslims as part of an Abrahamic family is a political choice. To know more, read this article.

An End to the Blockade on Qatar, Not the Crisis

Analysts, however, note that reconciliation has far from resolving the crisis. In the immediate term, the move was to allay concerns from the Saudis’ powerful allies while the meat of the agreement is to come later.

France, Belgium and Austria Move into the Frontline of a Battle for the Soul of Islam

Interests of France, Belgium and Austria are in line with those of the UAE and Saudi Arabia regarding the spirit and identity of Islam.

UAE and Israeli Settlers Find Common Ground in Jerusalem

The interests of the Emirates in Jerusalem intersect with the interests of the Israeli settlers there. These interests collide with those of the Palestinians and Jordanians.

New Sultan of Oman Upholds Old Policies

However, the Royal Family Council decided to respect the sultan’s will, which named his cousin Haitham as his chosen successor. Article 4 of the White Book states: ‘The system of governance is Sultani, hereditary in the male descendants of Sayyid Turki bin Said bin Sultan, provided that whomever is to be chosen from among them as successor shall be a Muslim, mature, rational and the legitimate son of Omani Muslim parents.’