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Bahrain & Normalization with Israel | A Diplomatic incident

On July 21, 2022, the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, published a decree (Decree 38 of 2022) ordering the appointment of Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa as the head of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities. https://www.culture.gov.bh/en  https://www.instagram.com/culturebah/  @culturebah Arab news sites and social media platforms claim the reason for the decree is that Shaikha Mai bint Muhammad…

Inside the Chaotic Middle East, With Avi Melamed

Click Here to Hear the Podcast Avi Melamed is a former Israeli Intelligence Official and Senior Official on Arab Affairs, which propelled him to expertise on current affairs in the Arab and Muslim worlds, and their impact on Israel and the Middle East. In recent years, Melamed runs a U.S.-based organization called Inside the Middle East – Intelligence Perspectives, alongside Maia…

Israeli Flags in Jerusalem & Threats of War From Hamas & Islamic Jihad in Palestine (PIJ) | Is Another Violent Round Between Israel & Gaza Around the Corner?

Tomorrow (Sunday, May 29, 2022) is Yom Yerushalayim – Jerusalem Day. This annual event celebrates the unification (according to the Zionist narrative) of Jerusalem following the 1967 war. One of the centerpieces of the day is an event known as the Flag Parade, during which thousands of Israelis carrying Israeli flags are expected to march through the city streets –…

“Defending Al-Aqsa” & Politics in the Middle East

April 30, 2022 In April 2022, Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan. Throughout April, violent clashes took place in the al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem between Palestinians and Israeli police. The Palestinians argue they are “Defending al-Aqsa.” The slogan ‘defending al-Aqsa’ has been prevalent in the Muslim world since the early days of the Israeli – Arab conflict. The narrative…

Houthi Attack on the UAE | Iran Attempting to Dictate the Deterrence Equation

Information On January 17, 2022, an oil depot facility near the Abu Dhabi international airport was attacked apparently by assault drone(s). As a result of the attack, three people were killed, and six were injured. A Houthi military spokesman in Yemen claimed the Houthis carried out the attack. Background: The War in Yemen Yemen is one of the most strategically…

Is Lebanon on the Verge of a Military Coup?

This article was originally published in Algemeiner on July 22, 2021. Here is a link to the original article https://www.algemeiner.com/2021/07/22/is-lebanon-on-the-verge-of-a-military-coup/    A combination of sectarian politics, ethnic divide, animosity, and corruption has brought Lebanon — the country once called the “Paris of the Middle East” — to the brink of destruction. But there is another major reason for this: Iran…

Understanding the Israel-Gaza War (May 10 – 21, 2021) | Is There A Winner?

This video analyzes the latest war between Israel and the Islamist groups in Gaza – namely Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Palestine. How did the war begin? What were the objectives of both sides? Were those objectives achieved? Is there a winner?   This message follows my “Message To Western Leaders” following the War. https://youtu.be/qSQf1flGc5U As well as a series…

Rising Tensions | Are We On the Verge of Another Escalation? Avi Melamed | I24 NEWS (June 10, 2021)

The delayed Jerusalem Day March of Flags that was supposed to take place on May 10, 2021, may go forward next week. Three Palestinians were killed in a skirmish with Israeli forces in the West Bank. Could these events reignite the violence? Would the Arab world support or frown on another round? I explore all of this and more in…

Egypt & Gaza | Avi Melamed I24 News (English)

Why is Egypt so currently engaged with Gaza? Will the ceasefire between Israel & Gaza hold? I explore all of these issues and others in this interview. Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_11 span,#wpdevar_comment_11 iframe{width:100% !important;} #wpdevar_comment_11 iframe{max-height: 100% !important;}

The Israel-Gaza War | My Message to Western Leaders

This message follows a series of seven videos in which I outlined the events leading up to the escalation between Israel and the Islamist groups in Gaza – namely Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Palestine Here is a link to Part 1 of that 7 part series https://youtu.be/JEOgB771Pq8 If you would like to understand some of the concepts I discuss…

Understanding The Current Escalation | Israel-Gaza War | Part 7 of 7

In this seven-part series, I will outline the events leading up to the current escalation between Israel and the Gaza Strip. To Watch PART 1 https://youtu.be/JEOgB771Pq8 For more ARTICLES AND VIDEOS please visit my blog | A New Middle East Requires A New Understanding https://www.avimelamed.com/blog/ For a list of my Geoplotical Briefings, Classes, Lectures, Tours, Workshops, etc. please click here https://www.avimelamed.com/lectures/ Please…

A Third Intifada on the Rise?

Alma’s Ibrahim Abu Ahmad and intelligence analyst and Avi Melamed, founder of Inside The Middle East Intelligence Perspectives (ITME) discuss the developments in Sheikh Jarrah, Al Aqsa Mosque, Gaza, and the violence between Jews and Arab inside Israel. Are we on the way to a Third Intifada?!   Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_14 span,#wpdevar_comment_14 iframe{width:100% !important;} #wpdevar_comment_14 iframe{max-height: 100% !important;}

Understanding The Current Escalation | Israel-Gaza War | Part 6 of 7

In this seven-part series, I will outline the events leading up to the current escalation between Israel and the Gaza Strip. To Watch PART 7 https://youtu.be/esq-Z7grPsI For more ARTICLES AND VIDEOS please visit my blog | A New Middle East Requires A New Understanding https://www.avimelamed.com/blog/ For a list of my Geoplotical Briefings, Classes, Lectures, Tours, Workshops, etc. please click here…

Avi Melamed | I24 NEWS English (May 18, 2021)

Analyzing & discussing the latest events in Israel, the West Bank & Gaza. Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_16 span,#wpdevar_comment_16 iframe{width:100% !important;} #wpdevar_comment_16 iframe{max-height: 100% !important;}

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