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- Hamas goes on offense in West BankPalestinian protests continue in Ramallah over Israeli incursions.
- Iranian Reformists clash with hard-liners in drive to restrict child marriageA parliamentary bill to restrict child marriage is pitting hard-liners against Reformists in Iran.
- Egyptian authorities go after futsal fieldsThe Egyptian government decided to remove all futsal fields squatting agricultural lands, which raised the ire of the youths whose main outlet is sports.
- Will Turkey's horrible human rights record extend to 2019?Turkey is closing out 2018 without taking a breather from its oppressive tactics for stifling dissent.
- Son of deposed shah urges US to back Iran regime changeThe son of the former shah of Iran urged the US administration to back Iran regime change rather than try to pressure the Iranian government to change its policies abroad and at home.
- Has France’s yellow vest fever reached Jordan?Six months into the new Jordanian government term, angry protesters take to the streets to demand economic and political reforms.
- Turkey’s recession becomes officialThe shrinking Turkish economy needs external funds to start growing again, but luring foreign investors back is a tall task that Turkey is unlikely to accomplish in the short run.
- Trust needed between Arabs and Kurds to stabilize Raqqa, Deir ez-ZorA series of attacks and assassinations in Raqqa and Deir ez-Zor have heightened tensions between the Arab population and Kurds.
- Violence escalates amid Israeli raid of RamallahIsraeli incursions into Ramallah, along with the absence of a political horizon for Palestinians, portend a continuation of recent violence.
- Congress sees unprecedented opportunity to confront OPECFor the first time since OPEC’s formation, both the White House and Congress appear to be on the same page when it comes to suing the oil cartel for violating the US antitrust law.