Dr. Shaul Shay

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אל"מ (במיל') ד"ר שאול שי, היסטוריון וסופר, לשעבר קצין המודיעין של פיקוד דרום וראש מחלקת היסטוריה בצה"ל. כיום משמש מרצה במרכז הבינתחומי בהרצליה,

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, in Amman, Jordan (Photo: AP)

The US Bolsters Ties with Jordan

The United States values its longstanding partnership with Jordan, with whom it coordinates closely on a range of diplomatic and security issues throughout the region, including the crisis in Syria, combating violent extremism, and advancing Middle East peace

Anti-government protesters in Morocco (Photo: AP)

The Arab Spring: an Interim Review

In late 2010, a surge of popular uprisings started sweeping the Arab world. More than seven years after, identifying the Arab Spring with democratization processes appears to have been wishful thinking more than a rational analysis – and the Arab world has not only failed to develop in the direction of democracy but has even distanced itself from it

Egyptian troops in Operation Sinai 2018 (Photo courtesy of the Armed Forces Spokesperson's Facebook page)

Operation Sinai 2018: Egypt Escalates Military Operations against Terrorism

Operation Sinai 2018 was launched on February 9, 2018, involving land, naval and air forces, as well as the police and border guards, targeting "terrorist and criminal elements and organizations" in northern and central Sinai, as well as parts of the Nile Delta and the Western Desert

The launch of the Mohammed 6-A satellite (Photo: Arianespace)

Morocco Seeks Space Edge over Algeria and Spain

In November 2017, Morocco launched its first reconnaissance satellite dubbed Mohammed 6-A into space, in a move that fuels regional tensions and space race with neighboring Algeria and Spain

Smuggling tunnels along the border with Egypt as seen from Rafah, southern Gaza Strip (Photo: AP)

Egypt's War against the Gaza Tunnels

The destruction of smuggling tunnels connecting the Gaza Strip with the Sinai Peninsula is one of several counter-terrorism initiatives taken by the Egyptian government in recent years. The effective measures taken by President el-Sisi would prove beneficial for Israel as well

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UAE Launches New Satellite into Space

Al Yah 3, scheduled to begin operations by the early summer of 2018, will extend Yahsat's commercial Ka-band coverage to an additional 600 million users across Africa and Brazil