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Looming threats, principally generated by Ankara and Tehran, overshadow positive developments in the Middle East region, writes Abdel-Moneim Said

The Iranian people must be made aware that it is the regime in Tehran that is provoking conflicts in the region

Behind the scenes, it is Russia that has played the most important role in calming the waters of recent conflicts in the Middle East. Can it play the same role between Iran and the US

Since the perpetuation of the status quo in the Arab Gulf is unacceptable, alternatives must be found

Recognition of realities on the ground should govern, for both sides, resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

As US-Iranian relations heat up, it is vital that the Arabs remain calm and strategic

Often the incumbent president in US elections has an advantage. That may remain the case for Trump, but his unconventional presidency may lead to unconventional outcomes

The Arabs are not the barbarians portrayed by their enemies abroad, but rather active participants in the contemporary global civilisation

In recent years, populism appeared to gain the upper hand, sending the world into isolationist mode. But its ascendancy proved short-lived

Progress can only be achieved by grappling with the hard questions, which is exactly what Dubai has done in the past half-century

While the British appear stuck, unable to decide a way forward on Brexit, European power is being damaged on the world stage

What seems from the outside a failure to reach a deal between Washington and Pyongyang is more likely just another step in a story that will see further chapters yet

Democracy, so lauded as a pillar of the new world order, has proven problematic in recent years, leading to fragmentation and polarisation

The Arabs should keep open avenues for cooperation and partnership with Asia as it becomes an economic centre of gravity in the world economy

The choice of Vietnam as the location of the second US-North Korea summit is replete with significance

Democratic practice itself has come under pressure in the wake of the Brexit debacle, with Britain’s ultimate fate vis-à-vis the EU unclear until now

In this next year and beyond, Iraq and Syria are likely to return to the Arab fold, while Saudi and Egyptian dynamism continues to drive the region towards a better future

The resignation of Jim Mattis is not just the departure of a senior official in the Trump administration, but the exit of a school of US foreign policy thinking.

Some US politicians are rounding on Saudi Arabia, pointing to Yemen, while ignoring the toll of wars the US pursued

The emergence of three poles in the world order appears to be the trajectory. The question is, how will the Arabs position themselves

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