Jordan’s Game of Thrones: Power struggle of the Hashemite family
The Jordanian monarchy is facing an uncertain future due to internal conflicts over which Queen's son will succeed to the throne. Amid ongoing public protests against corruption and economic decline, this royal power struggle could have regional geopolitical implications.
The Arab tribes of Lebanon: Kindling for Saudi-sponsored Sunni–Shia conflict?
Lebanon's Arab Tribes were naturalized for Rafiq Hariri's electoral ambitions. But today, they are vast in number, deadset on making their presence known, and organizing politically in every realm. After a sectarian tribal attack in Khalde left four Lebanese dead this month, the nation wants to know – what is their agenda and who is backing the tribes?