MENASourceJun 28, 2022
Egypt is cozying up to Russia. It’s time for the US to step in.
By Shahira Amin
Egypt has, on several occasions, proved its mettle as a mediator between Israel and the Palestinians. Such support would also ensure Cairo's commitment to continuing the economic and political reforms it has started which are in the interests of both the US and Egypt.
MENASourceJun 24, 2022
The Israeli government collapse was a curveball for Biden’s upcoming visit. But it shows the depth of the US-Israel relationship.￼
By Daniel B. Shapiro
President Joe Biden’s team was thrown a curveball on June 20, as the year-old coalition built by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid finally gave way to internal pressures.
MENASourceJun 23, 2022
Iraq’s sandstorms are threatening life in the Fertile Crescent. It’s time the Iraqi government takes a stance.
By Muhammad Baqir Muhyedeen
The Iraqi government and population can take the necessary steps to protect their country from the changing climate and safeguard Iraq for future generations.
MENASourceJun 17, 2022
The Bennett-Lapid coalition is still holding on, but Israel can’t seem to let go of Bibi
By Noga Tarnopolsky
Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu loves the spotlight and remains, one year out of office, Israel’s greatest prestidigitator of attention.
MENASourceJun 16, 2022
Lebanon-Israel maritime border dispute picks up again
By Nicholas Blanford
The arrival of the UK-based Energean, which will begin a drilling operation close to a disputed maritime zone in the eastern Mediterranean, has sparked tensions once more between Israel and Lebanon.
MENASourceMay 31, 2022
Lebanon just had an election. Its result? Curb the optimism.
By David Daoud
Lebanon desperately needs genuine economic reforms to even halt its ongoing collapse. Political reform is a necessary precondition to establishing a sustainable economy. Neither are more likely today than under the previous parliament.