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Pence visit showcases dilemma facing Egypt, Jordan leaders

18 January, 2018

Pence's Middle East visit will take place amid sky-high tensions and anti-US sentiment in the region, meaning Sisi and Abdullah must tread carefully to maintain their alliances.

China leverages Belt and Road investment to influence Pakistan

26 December, 2017

China's massive investments in its neighbourhood and the world are being used to shape the political environment in key countries in its authoritarian mould, says James M. Dorsey

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

12 December, 2017

Interview: None of the violence or dysfunction we are currently witnessing around the world is new and can be repeatedly found in history, Pankaj Mishra told Emran Feroz.

Saudis rejoice after decades-long ban on cinemas lifted

11 December, 2017

Saudis have flooded social media to celebrate the government's decision to lift a decades-old ban on cinemas in the conservative kingdom.

Britain must 'engage more' in Middle East conflicts: Johnson

07 December, 2017

UK's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Britain should not be paralysed by scars of intervention in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya but be 'part of the solution' in the Middle East.

Saudi-Israeli intelligence-sharing brings closer relations fraught with challenges

28 November, 2017

Comment: Although still nascent, the emerging Saudi-Israeli 'alliance' is one of convenience and shared interests, writes Emile Nakhleh.

Former Palestinian ambassador claims Saudi-UAE links to Abu Nidal

18 November, 2017

Following a wave of attacks on Gulf targets by Abu Nidal Organisation, Saudi Arabia and the UAE attempted to rein in the radical militant, a former Palestinian ambassador has claimed.

Egypt orders suspected Libyan militant detained over attack

18 November, 2017

A statement from prosecutors Friday says the Libyan and 14 other suspected militants face terror-related charges, including killing police forces and joining a militant group

Rising 'terrorist threat' in Egypt's Western Desert

08 November, 2017

In-depth: A new surge in militancy is emerging in Egypt's west, with the army already struggling to cope with an insurgency in the eastern Sinai provinces.

'Decade in jail' for criticising Saudi crown prince

05 November, 2017

Saudi Arabia announced new anti-terror laws on Sunday, which will result in the death penalty for convicted militants and between five and ten years in jail for criticising crown prince.

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