Abdul Aziz Bouteflika, president of Algeria for the last twenty years, has resigned in the face of largely peaceful protests around the country. Mr. Bouteflika has been in the public eye since the war of liberation against France, more than sixty years ago.
U.S. President Donald Trump recently tweeted that his administration will recognize Israel’s annexation of the Syrian Golan Heights. The announcement, which has largely been received with shock by media in the region, upends over five decades of U.S.
The senseless murder of fifty Muslim worshippers during Friday religious services in Christchurch, New Zealand has elicited strong reactions across the region.
One month away from national elections in Israel, and with corruption charges hanging over the embattled prime minister, anti-Netanyahu voters are beginning to coalesce around the new Israel Resilience (Hosen Le'Yisrael) and Yesh Atid alliance, known popularly as the “Blue and White.” The politic
Representatives from more than fifty countries, including most of the leaders of the European Union member states, met in Egypt last week to discuss a common agenda on migration, terrorism, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and other mutual concerns.
The abrupt resignation of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has sparked debate in the regional media over the balance between hardliners and moderates within Iran. Considered one of the major forces behind the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Mr.
Forty years ago the Islamic revolution profoundly changed the nation of Iran and the region around it. Commemorating the anniversary, Iranian leaders have channeled that revolutionary zeal, remaining bellicose and defiant about the country’s role in the world.
The Lebanese parliament has approved the formation of a new government a full nine months since voters went to the polls.
Ever since Donald Trump’s surprise announcement in mid-December ordering the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Syria, Washington’s regional allies and rivals have been jockeying for position to fill the expected power vacuum. Statements by U.S.