Picks of the week, 2-8 February

Gideon Levy, The death of the Israeli left, Middle East Eye, 4 February 2015.
David Hearst, Hanan Ashrawi: Oslo Accord left Jerusalemites at mercy of Israel, Middle East Eye, 4 February 2015.
Matthew Barber, After Burning of Muaz al-Kasasbeh, Jordan & al-Azhar’s Gestures of Vengeances Will Not Heal, Syria Comment, 6 February 2015.
Nour Samaha, The Battle for the Qalamoun Mountains, Foreign Policy, 6 February 2015.
Imen Blioua, Ennahda MPs defend party decision to join new government, Tunisialive, 6 February 2015.
Michael Knights, Phillip Smyth and P.J. Dermer, The Fight Against ISIL: Shiite Militias and the Coalition Effort, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 6 February 2015.
Mohamed Eljarh, Libya’s Geneva Talks and the Search for Peace, Atlantic Council, 6 February 2015.
Mike Giglio, Remembering Shawkan, An Egyptian Journalist Left Behind, Buzzfeed News, 6 February 2015.

“Israel has practised the ‘cruellest measures’ against Jerusalemites” (via Middle East Eye)

Did you read an interesting news article, op-ed, analysis or report in the last week that you’d like to share? Provide a link in the comments section below!


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