An official cablegram from the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States to the UN Secretary-General on 15 May stated publicly that Arab Governments found "themselves compelled to intervene for the sole purpose of restoring peace and security and establishing law and order in Palestine" Clause 10 e. Further in Clause 10 e:
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Eran Lerman, a former senior official in the National Security Council who is currently vice president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, put forth a couple of years ago a model through which it is possible to understand much of the turmoil in the Middle East.
Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page. There are, he said, four camps vying for control and hegemony in the region: Iran, Islamic State, the Muslim Brotherhood and what he called the Camp of Stability, which includes ideologically diverse countries that did not want to see the current order completely overturned: Everywhere you look, he said, from Libya to Egypt, Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, the forces fighting each other are all from the various camps who are battling for control.
This — more than the simplistic Shia-Sunni split — is a useful prism through which to try to understand this region. The Gaza Strip is a microcosm of what is happening throughout the region — a reflection of all the broader conflicts throughout the Middle East, a battleground Israel has the misfortune of neighboring where all those conflicting interests come to a head in one tiny space.
Everybody is involved in Gaza, and they all are pulling in different directions. Hamas is affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood camp, which both hates and is hated by the current Egyptian leadership under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Hamas is also supported by Iran, which has an interest in seeing the situation in Gaza not tamped down, but rather at a constant boiling point to be used against Israel.
The Palestinian Authority — which in the bigger picture presents itself as being in the Camp of Stability allied against the other three camps, all variations of radical Islam — has its own interests in Gaza. It wants to unseat Hamas and regain control of Gaza, but would rather have someone else — i.
Israel — do the actual unseating. For this reason it opposes a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel, because its chances of ever wrestling back control of Gaza from Hamas will fade if a quiet agreement is reached that ensures a degree of stability in the Strip under Hamas control.
As is the situation in Syria, there are other international players involved in the region as well: Both countries support Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, and for this reason Egypt and Saudi Arabia view them both as threats — and would like to distance them from the area.
The problem is that Qatar is badly needed for its cash. Then there are the various Salafist, Islamic State and Jihadi elements there who just want to wreak havoc.The Arab- Israeli conflict is one of the most interesting conflicts that have strained relations between the Muslims and the Jews which involves a small but significant piece of .
Arab Israeli Conflict. ANALYSIS: Too many agendas in Gaza preventing quiet The larger story is that there are several inter-related conflicts that connect Gaza to the region. Osama Hamdan. The Israeli Palestinian conflict is the conflict that has been going on between Israel and Palestine.
It refers to the political tensions and hostilities between the Arab and Jewish community in the Middle East that lasted over a century. The Arab-Israeli conflict is a struggle between the Jewish state of Israel and the Arabs of the Middle East concerning the area known as Palestine.
The term "Palestine" has been associated variously and sometimes controversially with this small region.
The Arab–Israeli conflict is a modern phenomenon, which has its roots in the end of the 19th century. The conflict became a major international issue with the birth of Israel in The Arab–Israeli conflict has resulted in at least five major wars and a number of minor conflicts.
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