Opportunity beckons for a MENA regional security initiative but it requires a leadership role from the GCC.
Algeria today sits at the centre of a Venn diagram of four overlapping and daunting challenges.
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Israel continues to expand its control of East Jerusalem through residential, industrial and tourism projects that will force thousands of Palestinians from their homes and businesses.
The shortlisting of a prominent Saudi women’s rights activist for a prestigious human rights award draws attention to the kingdom’s human rights record.
Palestinians have much less water than the WHO says is necessary for health and hygiene. Israel could be far more generous in helping to put this right but presently sees no reason to do so.
Summary: Greg Shapland reviews Water and Conflict in the Middle East, a study of hydro-politics in a troubled region.
In the dying days of the Trump White House, another Arab state recognises Israel in a win for the president that will have consequences his successor will have to deal with.
A gloomy prognosis for the emergence of a Palestine state in the wake of normalisation and other strategic regional geo-political shifts.