#Iran’s @HassanRouhani said #Tehran will scale back its commitments to the #JCPOA, by working on more advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges, until the EU parties fulfill their promises. Will these new steps escalate regional tensions? https://t.co/0ueTDNlmUm
New commentary "Brexit and the GCC: What Next?" by @courtneyfreer discusses UK-GCC relations as London prepares to leave the EU. "[London] is under increasing pressure to seek alternative trade arrangements, and the GCC appears to be an obvious candidate." https://t.co/IbDSvTnvW9
#Yemen's #Houthis announced an offer to swap 2,000 detainees with the Hadi government. This conciliatory overture follows the Houthis' previously proposed ceasefire in September to which the coalition reportedly reacted positively. https://t.co/5hm7DLtJjf
After 40 years, Iranian women were allowed to attend a soccer match on Thursday night. Thousands of women watched from Azadi Stadium as the Iranian Men's National Team swept to victory against Cambodia. https://t.co/Yx60f4Ufma
#Gulf Region Update Oct-10 #Iraq PM @AdilAbdAlMahdi to propose a cabinet reshuffle to parliament #SaudiArabia’s Deputy Defense Minister met @SecPompeo & @EsperDoD Jailed #Russian journalist in #Iran released #Riyadh & #Moscow plan to sign $10 bln in deals during Putin's visit
#Gulf Region Update Oct-9 #Yemen's Hadi Govt. & #STC are close to reaching a deal #UAE withdraws parts of its forces from #Aden #Iran starts unannounced military drill near Turkish borders #Baghdad protests resume #Russia's Direct Investment Fund opens an office in #SaudiArabia
9 days until our 2nd Annual Gulf International Conference on 10/17. Check out the updated list of speakers and consider joining us for what is sure to be an informative day on the Gulf region & U.S.-#Gulf relations. For more details & RSVP visit: https://t.co/fFhOp2lmOx
#ICYMI: "The contrasts among these allies [KSA &UAE] are mostly related to their dissimilar perspectives on the role of the U.S. and its policies, possible responses to Iran in case of a crisis, and the avoidance of unnecessary associations with failed initiatives in the region."