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  1. Turkey-EU set to seek new path forward in ties

    05.24 / 23:29 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet European leaders this week to determine how the strained relationship between Ankara and Brussels will proceed…
  2. Slew of strange bills brings more controversy for Egypt's parliament

    05.24 / 22:10 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    Proposed legislation on topics such as charging fees to access Facebook and restricting baby names has led many Egyptians to complain that the country’s legislators aren’t tackling the nation's pressing pro…
  3. Why Iran wants ‘de-escalation’ zones in Syria

    05.24 / 22:10 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    While the establishment of “safe zones” has never been part of Russia's or Iran’s plans, their agreement to create “de-escalation zones” at this juncture serves the interests of both countries…
  4. After Trump’s Israel love offensive, will Bibi reach a deal with him?

    05.24 / 22:10 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    If President Donald Trump wants his Middle East deal to succeed, he must include in it the 2002 Arab Peace…
  5. Iranian media ties Manchester bombing to Trump’s Saudi visit

    05.24 / 22:10 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    Iranian media ties the deadly bombing in Manchester to the West’s relationship with Saudi A…
  6. Russia picks 'bull terrier' as new ambassador to US

    05.24 / 22:10 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    Can the extensive experience of Russian ambassador-in-waiting Anatoly Antonov, who has played an instrumental role in Moscow's policies across the Middle East, overcome controversy in Washington to pave the way for…
  7. Egypt harnesses star power to fight drugs

    05.24 / 21:09 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    Egypt’s Ministry of Social Solidarity is creating ads featuring young soccer stars and actors to teach young people about the dangers of drug a…
  8. The rapid rise of Libya's General Hifter

    05.24 / 21:09 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    On the third anniversary of Operation Dignity to retake Benghazi from Islamist control, Gen. Khalifa Hifter has become a major political player, but his ultimate goals remain…
  9. How Trump's visit revamped US Mideast policy

    05.24 / 21:09 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    The regional visit of US President Donald Trump revealed that he supports an anti-Iran coalition of Sunni countries and that he is determined to broker a deal between Israel and the…
  10. Empowering Egyptian women by turning homes into factories

    05.24 / 20:07 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    A personal tragedy led Gamal Talaat to start a project that boosts the economic power of women and keeps the Egyptian handicrafts industry…
  11. Can US-Sunni alliance lure Baghdad away from Tehran?

    05.24 / 20:07 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    With US support, Sunni Arab countries in the Gulf hope to bring Iraq into their fold and away from Iran's powerful…
  12. Security around Erdogan tight as Brussels braces for NATO talks

    05.24 / 20:07 al-monitor.com Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to press the European Union on terrorism, its customs union and Turkey’s accession talks, though Human Rights Watch has called on the EU to prioritize human rights as it renegotiates the existing customs u…