Abraham Accords
Arab League summit Arab League summit concludes in Algiers, reiterates centrality of Palestinian cause

The 31st summit of Arab states, organized after a gap of three years, demanded an end to external interference in regional affairs and the ending of conflicts in Libya, Syria, and Yemen based on national reconciliation 

Who benefits from I2U2?

The meeting of the leaders of the US, Israel, India and the UAE – what has been called the West Asian Quad – primarily serves to benefit Israel’s agenda in the region

Biden advances Israel’s agenda, one meeting at a time

After facing criticism during his three-day visit to Israel, Biden will visit Saudi Arabia where he try to convince Arab nations to “normalize” tries with the Zionist regime

Putin’s summits next week will strengthen ties with Iran, Turkey

The Russian president’s visit comes at a highly transformative period in the US approach toward both Turkey and Iran and following Joe Biden’s crucial visit to West Asia

Quad in West Asia Why India must decouple from I2U2

A subaltern role to serve US and Israeli interests cannot enhance India’s prestige in West Asia where, as it is, Modi government is perceived as an Islamophobic regime backed by religious fanatics

Iraq bill against ties with Israel Iraqi parliament introduces bill to criminalize establishment of relations with Israel

The bill is considered to be an attempt to block the growing US pressure on Arab countries to “normalize” relations with Israel under its so-called Abraham Accords

Opposition movement demands disbanding of US naval base in Bahrain Opposition movement in Bahrain demands disbanding of US naval base, withdrawal of all foreign troops

Bahrain, ruled by the Al-Khalifa dynasty, is one of the closest allies of the US in the Persian Gulf region. It hosts the Fifth Fleet of the US Navy since 1995 and has developed close relations with Israel despite popular opposition 

Amidst widespread condemnation, first ever Arab-Israel summit concludes in Negev

In an apparent attempt to strategize against Iran, foreign ministers from Egypt, UAE, Bahrain and Morocco met with Israel and the US

Millions across India protest Modi government’s anti-worker policies and other stories

Today we look at the landmark 2-day general strike by Indian workers; a 2nd failed vacancy motion against Peru’s President Castillo, and more

Israel, Bahrain sign security cooperation pact after normalizing ties and other stories

Today we look at the security agreement between Israel and Bahrain, recent coups in West Africa and the ECOWAS response, and more

Bahrain-Israel security deal Bahrain becomes second Arab country to sign military pact with Israel 

Going against their long-term commitment to the Palestinian cause formalized through the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002, Bahrain and the UAE signed normalization deals with Israel in 2020. Morocco also signed a similar deal

Morocco drives a war in Western Sahara for its phosphates

After decades of broken promises, the situation in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara has worsened as Morocco has restarted the war and thwarted diplomatic solutions