Qatar

Qatar Renews Call for Peaceful Settlement of Gulf Crisis

Politics & Governance

The State of Qatar renewed its call to settle the crisis with the blockading countries...

UAE

UAE Posts $18 Billion Surplus in First Nine Months of 2019

Economy & Innovation

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) posted a surplus of 66.3 billion dirhams ($18.05 billion) in...

Kuwait

Iran Says Drone Used in Soleimani Strike Came From Kuwait

Defense & Security

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said the U.S. drone used to kill a top Iranian...

Iran

When Clean Air Becomes A Luxury: The Case of Air Pollution and Climate Change in Iran

Economy & Innovation

The impact of pollution and climate change on the lives of ordinary Iranians has been...

Iran

The Killing of Iran’s Soleimani: Did the United States Cross the Rubicon?

Defense & Security

A missile strike killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of the elite Quds force in Iran’s...

KSA

The Twitter Spy Scandal: Context, Parallels, Threats and Responsibilities

Defense & Security

The shocking facts revealed in the ‘Twitter spy scandal’ raise several questions regarding the nature...

Kuwait

The Changing Same in Kuwait: New Cabinet, Persistent Challenges

Politics & Governance

As a result of internal disputes between cabinet members and the intense questioning of ministers...

Iraq

Between a Divided Parliament and Determined Protestors...

Politics & Governance

Two weeks after the Iraqi Parliament accepted the resignation of Prime Minister (PM) Adil Abdulmehdi,...

National Defense Authorization Act 2020 and the Gulf

U.S. – Gulf Policy

After months of negotiations, the House and Senate committees responsible for drafting the National Defense...

Qatar

Perspectives on Resolving the Gulf Crisis at the Upcoming GCC Summit

Conflict Resolution & Peace Building

A few days before the upcoming Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Saudi Arabia, there...

Yemen

Yemen: A State Torn, Not Restored

Politics & Governance

A recent escalation of fighting in the south of Yemen has renewed calls and increased...

Iraq

Iraq and Its Gulf Neighbors: Transforming Challenges into Opportunities

Politics & Governance

In recent months signs have emerged that the Gulf may be witnessing...

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