Biden reaffirms pledge to revive Iranian nuclear deal

In an interview with The New York Times, Biden said rejoining the landmark agreement is the best way to avoid a nuclear buildup in the region.

Al-Monitor Staff | Iran Deal | déc. 2, 2020
al-monitor US President-elect Joe Biden removes his face mask as he announces his economic team at The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware, on Dec. 1, 2020. Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images.

Turkey opens secret channel to fix ties with Israel

The Biden administration will not be as lenient on Turkey as the outgoing administration has been, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan finds his country increasingly isolated.

Amberin Zaman | Trump | nov. 30, 2020

Jordan welcomes Biden presidency

Jordanian leaders hope a Biden administration will support a two-state solution.

Osama Al Sharif | Settlements | nov. 24, 2020

Pompeo’s visit to Psagot settlement, a farewell gift from Trump to Israel

US Secretary of State Pompeo's visit to the Psagot settlement, built on occupied land in the West Bank, reflects the Donald Trump administration’s decision to consider the Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be legal.

Ahmad Melhem | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | nov. 21, 2020

Trump-Heights settlement in Golan here to stay

Several Israeli families are preparing to move in to the Trump Heights settlement village in the Golan Heights.

Danny Zaken | Border Disputes | nov. 20, 2020