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Islamophobia and the French Presidential Election

59 percent of the French votes in Israel in the first round! Again, what happened that the far right and the far left have become so strong in France? Why is the gap between Macron's and Le Pen's support closing, and people even fear that Le Pen might win? As a direct result of the legislation, discourse, and policies of Macron's presidency and government regarding Islam and Muslims, France is now a much more Islamophobic and anti-Muslim country than it was before 2017.

Who Is Guilty of War Crimes in Ukraine?

Last year, when the International Criminal Court’s prosecutor opened an investigation that may result in prosecution of Israeli officials over Israel’s unlawful settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, the United States criticized the prosecutor.

What Is behind Spain’s Changing Position on Western Sahara?

Read: Morocco Lost One of Its “Sacred” Causes with the Israel NormalizationOn the other hand, although Morocco does not formally claim the Canary Islands, in 2020, the House of Representatives (lower house of parliament) voted two bills extending Moroccan territorial waters to a point overlapping with those of the islands.

Iran’s Proxies in the Middle East: A Halted Transition to Politics?

The country stayed neutral during the two World Wars, “solved” the oil nationalization crisis in the early 1950s without facing military aggression - unlike Gamal Abdel Nasser’s Egypt which was jointly attacked by Israel, the United Kingdom, and France upon President Nasser’s nationalization of the Suez Canal in 1956 - and even got away with the Iran hostage crisis at the end of 1979 without an open military confrontation.

The Montreux Convention and the Russia-Ukraine War

Read: Russia-Ukraine War: Why India, Israel, and Pakistan Have Chosen SilenceIn order to ensure the security of the Black Sea littoral states, including Turkey, and the Black Sea itself, the convention limits the total tonnage of military ships that non-Black Sea littoral states can keep in the sea in peacetime to 30,000, and up to 45,000 tons under certain conditions, and to 21 days of stay (Article 18).