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Hussein Haridy reflects on the policies and impact of the administration of US president George W Bush, who died last week

While the Arabs watched the US mid-term elections with interest, no Arab country can boast a similarly democratic system as the United States

World War I, whose end in 1918 is being marked now, set off ripples that continue to be felt in the Arab and Muslim worlds

The Khashoggi affair is far from over, with Turkey’s Erdogan aiming to use it as a means to rebalance the regional order

Ankara is doing all in its power to capitalise on the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, in its bid to position itself as the true hegemon over the Arab Middle East

The killing of Jamal Khashoggi is a sad episode that will haunt Saudi Arabia, and all Arabs, for quite some time to come

Tentative but positive signs continue to emerge around the question of North Korea, with the possibility of a significant reduction in regional tensions, including between the US and China

Tentative but positive signs continue to emerge around the question of North Korea, with the possibility of a significant reduction in regional tensions, including between the US and China

Positive signs continue to emerge in US-North Korea conversations, but the US administration has to understand that it won’t get what it wants for nothing

Will Arab countries have any say on the Middle East regional alliance Trump is imagining, and which will include Israel, regardless of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

North and South Korea continue to edge closer to a comprehensive peace, which both sides want Washington to seal and support

Trump has upturned all traditional reference points in the Middle East peace process, but this doesn’t mean that peace can be imposed

While US positions have somewhat firmed up on its engagement in Syria, the question of Bashar Al-Assad still lacks a last word

The endgame is in sight for the Syrian Civil War. But after the guns fall silent, the task will still remain of managing the aftermath

The United States and Russia are pushing for a major new alignment of forces in the new Middle East

Is an American-Iranian presidential summit on the cards? If so, what would each side stand to gain

The period of Nasser has come in for unprecedented criticism of late. Learning from the past is one thing, but it is perilous to oblige a nation to break from it

It seems that Israel got from the American-Russian summit the assurances it wanted. The Palestinians and the Arabs, so far, got nothing

Russia appears to be consolidating its Middle East influence, balancing Iran and Israel while the United States watches in the background

The advances of the Syrian government, unopposed by Washington, in regaining control over Syrian territories signal a shift in international balances, with peace in Syria now a viable prospect

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