Middle East experts in the US and the Arab world have expressed major fears about recent “reckless” moves by US President Donald Trump to open a new embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds and withdraw from the multi-nation Iran nuclear agreement, thereby destabilizing an already volatile region.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lambasted the Israeli regime for its use of “unnecessary aggression” in Syria following recent Israeli airstrikes in the war-torn Arab country, saying Tel Aviv is dragging the Middle East into war.
The United States has military bases in around 150 countries, some of which are not officially classed as American bases and some are not formally acknowledged by the US. The number of bases in total exceeds 1,000 worldwide, many of them are located in the Middle East.
The Israeli regime seeks to complete the ‘Zionist project’ of creating ‘a greater Israel’ by extending its occupation to all of Palestine and possibly grabbing lands in other countries in the Middle East and North Africa, says a commentator.
An award-winning journalist has depicted Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) as the Middle East man of the year due to his policy failures in the region, saying the kingdom is today a loser on the path of isolation.