Herb Keinon

Zvi Mazel

Born in Israel in 1939, graduate in Political Science and International Relations of the Institute of Political Science, University of Paris – 1966. Former diplomat in the Israeli ministry for Foreign Affairs 1966 – 2004. Served in various functions among them Deputy Director General in charge of African Affairs, Director of East Europe division, Director of Egypt and North Africa division in the research center of the Ministry. Was ambassador of Israel in Romania, Egypt, and Sweden. Retired in 2004 he monitors Arab Affairs. Since 2006 fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs – a think tank specializing in Security and Foreign Affairs of Israel and publishes a weekly column. Was the Center's editor of its website in Arabic. Mazel is a regular contributor to the JPost.
A PALESTINIAN security member look across the border at Egyptian flags from southern Gaza

Dancing to the tune of Hamas: Egypt, Israel and Gaza

TURKISH PRESIDENT Tayyip Erdogan attends a ceremony at the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk last y

Turkey and NATO – the end?


President Sisi’s next gamble

Ex-President Mohammad Morsi seen through prison bars in 2016

The death of Mohamed Morsi

Ex-President Mohammad Morsi seen through prison bars in 2016

The death of Mohammed Morsi

EXTREMIST THEMES from the Muslim Brotherhood appeared on Al Jazeera

What’s happening in the Kingdom?

SAUDI ARABIA’S envoy and other Gulf states gather in Kuwait in 2017.

Fault lines in the Sunni front against Iran?

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Abul Gheit, Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz

A poorly attended Arab League summit in Tunis with no concrete results


Peace with Egypt is entering its fifth decade

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Changes in the wind for Egypt?

Drilling Boat

Erdogan’s grand plan: Is Libya next?


Is Tunisia on the verge of anarchy?

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP)

Erdogan is deepening his involvement in Sudan


President Sisi’s religious war

A police officer patrols the Giza Pyramids on his camel on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt

A desperate call to lower the Egyptian birth rate… from an Egyptian

Egyptian Muslims take part in evening prayers called "Tarawih" on Laylat al-Qadr or Night of Decree,

Analysis: Al-Azhar and the surge of Muslim antisemitism


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