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Ten Years Since The Arab Spring

The thing which is to focus on is what it has achieved so far? The high hopes and expectations were not fulfilled. The status quo was overthrown and replaced by a new status quo in some countries and destruction, additionally, for some countries. There is a serious lack of communication between the opposing parties, demonstrators, governments, and external forces. When the conflicts started, they had to be managed because once they started and were not closely managed, they become out of control. The Middle East now is seemingly an amalgam of conflicts and instability among other things.

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Lebanon-Israel Maritime Border Talks

Israel and Lebanon agreed to carry out talks on the maritime time boundary dispute in the Mediterranean Sea. The negotiations will be first on non-security issues, but officials do not expect them to lead to peace talks on the UAE and Bahrain’s path. Both of these states are technically at war and, therefore, share no formal diplomatic relations. The region was raised in importance with the finding of natural gas. The talks will be mediated by the US and held under the United Nations’ auspices. It has been made clear by either side; talks don’t mean normalization of relations.

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The Legacy of Late Kuwaiti Emir and Relations with Pakistan

Kuwait is swayed by the legacy and standard of procedure on the international level and created its reputation as a problem solver. He handed a stable country and, to some extent, a balanced region. He laid the country’s foundation as the mediator of any conflict in the area, which Kuwait is ready to play a role. This responsibility now lies in the successors of the late Emir, Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah, new Emir of Kuwait, whether he will pursue his predecessor’s policy or choose a different path.

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The Past & Future of the Shia-Sunni Polarity in the Middle East

Until the 20th century, the Sunni-Shia division had existed on social tiers and particularly didn’t achieve political overtones. After World

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Forging Alliances in Lebanon

It was the early period of 2020 when Beirut hosted the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit. Its goal should have