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Sharif Nashashibi

Sharif Nashashibi is an award-winning journalist and commentator on Arab affairs.

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Syrian regime reveals its impotence with Afrin own-goal

The Syrian conflict became even more complicated last week, when Turkey and the Assad regime made good on threats against each other regarding Ankara’s military operation in Afrin. 

March 01, 2018

Extending Turkey’s Afrin operation will pose major challenges

Turkey’s military on Saturday suffered the deadliest day of its campaign against Kurdish militias in the canton of Afrin in northern Syria, with seven soldiers killed.

February 08, 2018

Palestinian Authority right to call America’s bluff

The Palestinian Authority (PA) is right to stand firm against the US threat last week to cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid.

January 12, 2018