Will state of Palestine be Obama’s legacy?

A veteran Palestinian thinker and legal expert believes that US President Barack Obama should use his remaining months in the White House to ensure...

Plans to send heavier weapons to CIA-backed rebels in Syria stall amid White House skepticism

As rebel-held sections of Aleppo crumbled under Russian bombing this month, the Obama administration was secretly weighing plans to rush more firepower to CIA-backed...

Can we trust the Saudis to stick to the OPEC Deal?

As Saudi Arabia leads the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in developing a six-month freeze deal, investors and industry officials should consider one key...

Are Libyans abandoning democracy in search of stability?

It has been nearly five years since Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi was captured and killed by Libyan rebels near his hometown of Sirte...

A Roar at a Funeral, and Yemen’s War Is Altered

SANA, Yemen — Large speakers played verses from the Quran as hundreds of mourners filed through the fanciest reception hall in Sana, the capital,...

Has JASTA Pushed Saudi Arabia And Israel Closer?

In an Oct. 3 meeting, the Saudi Cabinet said that the United States passing the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) — which...

Israel’s Defense Minister Offers Palestinians Big Stick, Tiny Carrots

The Cabinet decision to approve a small number of building permits for Palestinians residing in the Israeli-controlled Area C of the West Bank reminds...