Middle East

Why or What for Did the UAE Change its Laws?

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) leadership has revised its laws built on the norms of Islam. On November 7, 2020, President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, approved changes in several legal acts in order. As he himself said to consolidate the principles of tolerance in society and strengthen the country’s position…

What Assassinations and Operations in Iran Can We Expect from the CIA-Mossad Alliance?

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The meeting between US President Joe Biden and Mossad chief Yossi Cohen, which took place in Washington on April 30, has not gone unnoticed. Once again, confirming an inextricable link in national intelligence between the two countries implementing a recent series of joint hostile actions…

Turkey Normalizes its Ties with Egypt

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Turkey, committed to creating a new balance of power in the Mediterranean, has in the past month continued its efforts to normalize relations with Egypt, which have deteriorated sharply since the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi in the summer of 2013, following which the sides recalled their ambassadors. Of course, the restoration of bilateral…

The Beginning of Normalization of Israel’s Relations with the Arab World

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Since the end of 2020, four Middle Eastern countries — the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Morocco and Sudan — have established fully regularized economic and diplomatic relations with Israel. Two other Arab states did so much earlier: Egypt was the first to enter into diplomatic relations with Israel, signing a peace treaty with it in 1979…

Saudi Arabia and Iran Prepare for a Breakthrough in their Relations.

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Information of secret negotiations between Saudi Arabia and Iran in Baghdad has already appeared in the media. This situation was clarified after a sensational statement announced by the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman who recently said,  “Saudi Arabia wants Iran to prosper and is ready…

Armenian Genocide Recognition, Game Changer and Threat to NATO’s Continued Existence

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With Turkey in tatters, Joe Biden has added insult to injury with the Armenian Genocide recognition, a campaign promise he has now kept. A few weeks ago, Turkey’s currency lost 17% in one day, and COVID is at its highest peak there. It goes without saying that the Turkish leadership is facing disaster, both…

Biden Wants a Pliable Turkey: Will his Strategy Work?

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By dropping the “genocide bomb” the sitting US president seems to have unleashed a process that, in his opinion, would force Turkey into falling in line with US policies, as Erdogan’s political fortunes are apparently falling. Let’s not forget that Joe Biden had pledged during his election campaign to recognise the Armenian genocide. As such, while the Trump…

US-Russian Relations: A Middle Eastern Perspective

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The relationship between the United States and Russia has been a topic of discussions among Middle Eastern experts and in media outlets in light of Washington’s recent disruptive actions. After the telephone conversation between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, tensions between the two leaders were expected to ease but these hopes were dashed…

Iranian Alternative to the Suez Canal

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With the recent blockage of the Suez Canal by the container ship Ever Given, many countries are already actively involved in the search and discussion of a possible future alternative to this maritime transport route connecting Europe and Asia. For instance, Russia proposed the Northern Sea Route, and Israel recalled the idea of the Ben-Gurion Canal, which could connect…

Has Washington Lured Erdogan into a Bear Trap?

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After failing to block Turkey’s purchase of the advanced S-400 Russian air defense system, Washington diplomacy in recent months appeared to have managed to “flip” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to support of US interests in several critical countries from Libya to Armenia to Ukraine, even Afghanistan. With the Turkish economy on the brink…

Israel and Iran Tensions Spiraling into a Direct Confrontation

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Against the background of a possible return of the United States to a “nuclear deal” with Iran, Tel Aviv has recently demonstrably intensified the actions of its intelligence services to undermine Tehran’s nuclear program and damage not only this industry, but the Islamic Republic as a whole. And at the same time, Israeli officials make no secret…

On the Middle East’s New “Strategic Axis”

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The ‘Cyprus meeting’ of officials from Israeli, the UAE, Greece and Cyprus highlights the ‘changing’ Middle East. While the US has, ever since Trump’s defeat and Joe Biden’s arrival into the White House, seemingly taken a step back from pushing the Gulf and Arab states for signing The Abraham Accords, the pact still continue to shape the Middle Eastern geo-political…


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