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Turkey’s charm offensive in Afghanistan

Turkey's proactive stance in Afghanistan sends a strong message internationally that a middle-power, such as Ankara, will continue to act as a force for...

Tunisia’s dangerous moment: A self-coup

Many people in Tunisia dream of a change that could address the people’s basic socioeconomic expectations. Saied's Don-Quixotesque experiments, however, will not fulfil those...

Emirati media rejoices as Tunisia’s democracy comes under threat

The real target for the UAE and its media is Tunisia's democratic path, and the liberties Tunisian citizens have gained in the past few...

Now that Hariri has resigned, what’s next for Lebanon?

In the wake of the failure to form a government led by Saad al Hariri, attention has now turned to the question of who...

In fractured Libya, is stability finally on the horizon?

While the reconciliation process in Libya has added a sense of optimism, several legal and security challenges remain, just months before the proposed elections...

On algorithmic violence and Palestine

The discourse of 'algorithmic glitches', which is asserted as a justification by social media platforms in the case of Palestine, cannot be separated from...

Arab wavering on Palestine serves the interests of both Iran and Netanyahu

Both Iran and its allies, as well as the Israeli right, stand to benefit at the expense of Palestinian suffering. As pressure for a ceasefire...

Holy Land, unholy reporting

The mainstream media treatment of the fourth Israeli war against Gaza continues to suffer from serious pitfalls, such as masking, language manipulation, and censorship The...

Israel’s aggression on Palestine hurts the credibility of some Arab states

The failure to leverage newly-forged relations with Israel into meaningful and forceful diplomatic pressure undermines the political credibility of Arab states in the wake...

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