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1 Dec
While Palestinians in the Middle East have different legal statuses and integration levels, for the majority, the common pursuit remains a two-state solution and the ability to exercise a right to return.
6 Nov
Aerial attacks by the Iran-backed militia are unlikely to reach Israel at the moment, but analysts worry about anti-ship missiles and regional instability.
22 Oct
Hamas' October 7 attack on Israel has put a spotlight on Israel's relations with its Middle Eastern neighbors. Here's what you need to know.
27 Sep
Despite ambitious rhetoric from all sides, few experts believe that Saudi Arabia and Israel will in fact fix their relationship. But what are the wider implications?
14 Sep
The recent announcement of a US-backed rail and shipping project linking India with the Middle East and Europe is seen as a challenge to Beijing's "Belt and Road Initiative."
3 Sep
As Middle Eastern countries again accept Bashar Assad's control over Syria, India is beginning to renew its ties with Damascus in order to build strategic influence in the region.
27 Aug 2023
The use of digital biometric identification — recognizing people by their unique features — is growing in the Middle East. There's concern it provides an opportunity for repression.
31 Jul 2023
Child trafficking and exploitation is on the rise along the route that undocumented migrants take from the Horn of Africa to Saudi Arabia, the UN says. Boys and girls aged 13 to 17 are particularly vulnerable.
5 Jun 2023
As intense heat becomes more frequent, the Middle East will see a rise in heat-related deaths. Even though the region lags in public health planning, experts say it has a lot to teach us about surviving extreme weather.
30 Apr 2023
China has been promoting itself as a peacemaker in the Middle East. Beijing brokered a peace deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia — and is now eyeing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
22 Apr 2023
In Yemen, more than 900 prisoners were released this past week as momentum builds to end the nine-year conflict there. This is linked to the fact that the leadership in Saudi Arabia and Iran are talking to each other again. The two powers broke off relations seven years ago, impacting politics and conflict across the region.
9 Apr 2023
European countries are shutting down their visa- or residency-for-investment schemes, worried about corruption and security. Meanwhile, the Middle East is just getting started in the so-called "citizenship industry."

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