Ali Younes

Ali Younes

Jordan

Will Gulf aid package help resolve Jordan's economic crisis?

Analysts say the aid offers more symbolic weight than actually helping Jordan wither its worst economic crises in years.

Will Gulf aid package help resolve Jordan's economic crisis?

Jordan

Jordan crisis: Why Gulf states are rushing to step in

Fearing a second Arab Spring at their doorstep, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf States are eager to help Jordan's economy.

Jordan crisis: Why Gulf states are rushing to step in

Jordan

Jordan's new PM faces dilemma on tax reforms

Razzaz, whose nomination became subject of debate in Jordan, pledges new taxation system that will be fair to all.

Jordan's new PM faces dilemma on tax reforms

Israel

Knesset disqualifies bill seeking equal status for Jews and Arabs

Legislation submitted by Arab members of parliament called for Israel to treat its Arab and Jewish citizens equally.

Knesset disqualifies bill seeking equal status for Jews and Arabs

United States

Critics denounce South Carolina's new 'anti-Semitism' law

A recently passed South Carolina law targets criticism of Israel in schools by branding it anti-Semitic.

Critics denounce South Carolina's new 'anti-Semitism' law

Palestine

'Weak Palestinian leadership' undermining national goals

Leadership too paralysed to withdraw from existing agreements or end strategy of negotiations with Israel, analysts say.

'Weak Palestinian leadership' undermining national goals

United States

Palestinian-Mexican American politician running for US Congress

US should focus on rebuilding battered communities instead of waging wars abroad, Ammar Campa-Najjar says.

Palestinian-Mexican American politician running for US Congress

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Ilan Pappe: Palestinians don't need US for their statehood

It is clear the US never had Palestinian interests in mind and they can now move on, prominent Israeli historian says.

Ilan Pappe: Palestinians don't need US for their statehood

Egypt

Relatives raise concern over 'missing' Russian citizens in Egypt

Family members 'unable' to establish whereabouts of loved ones after they were taken away by suspected secret police.

Relatives raise concern over 'missing' Russian citizens in Egypt

Iran

What's behind the push against Iran nuclear deal?

Iran being 'demonised' for opposing Western powers and their allies attempting to dominate the Middle East, experts say.

What's behind the push against Iran nuclear deal?

Middle East

Second wave of Arab revolutions 'inevitable', experts say

Economic and urbanisation challenges will reignite calls for change in Arab world, speakers at Al Jazeera Forum predict.

Second wave of Arab revolutions 'inevitable', experts say

Palestine

Palestinian National Council to discuss ending ties with Israel

In first meeting in nine years, Palestinian National Council is set to discuss suspending recognition of Israel.

Palestinian National Council to discuss ending ties with Israel