British-ruled Bahrain was claimed by Iran for the first time in 1957, when it was under the Shah’s reign and still a British protectorate. In 1970, the UN held a referendum asking the people of Bahrain whether they preferred an independent state for themselves or joining Iran. The populace overwhelmingly supported freedom and sovereignty. Israel […]
On July 13, US President Joe Biden landed at Tel Aviv Airport on a historic tour of the Middle East. There are many reasons why Biden visited the Middle East. Security and economic partnerships have made Israel a major ally of US interests. Israel has received the largest US defense funding and support since World […]
Israel and Morocco have agreed to normalise relations in a deal brokered by the United States. As part of the agreement, US has agreed to recognise Morocco’s claim over the Western Sahara. The Polisario Front wants to establish an independent state in the territory with the backing of Algeria and the African Union.