Review of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s Efforts to Introduce a Value-Added Tax

Undertaking efforts to diversify their economies away from a reliance on oil, and …

Closing the Strait of Hormuz: Empty Threat or Imminent Reality?

The repercussions of the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the …

Implications of Erdogan’s Presidential Win on the Gulf Region

Today, Turkey’s incumbent President Recep Tayyib Erdogan was sworn in as the …

Saudi-Iranian OPEC Compromise Brings Hope for Lower Oil Prices

Last Saturday, U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Saudi King Salman to boost …

AQAP Exploits Social Tensions In a Changing Saudi Arabia

On May 31, 2018, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a regional Al-Qaeda…

Hodeidah can be Crossroads for the War in Yemen

UAE-backed Yemeni forces led by Tariq Saleh, nephew of former Yemeni…

If the Iran Deal is Over, What’s Next for the Gulf?

Recently, President Trump announced that the US will be withdrawing from…

Kuwait International Conference: Increased GCC Role for Reconciliation in Iraq

Iraq must have a transparent budget for the reconstruction process…

New Dynamics In the Region: Egypt, Iran and the GCC

Oman rejected the Arab consensus and considered the agreement one…

Yemen After Saleh: A Political Power Vacuum

Ali Abdullah Saleh, former president of Yemen who served…

The proxy war in Syria, an International Crisis

During his recent tour in the Gulf, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson…

Iran’s Nuclear Agreement Maybe Back to Square One, As A New Crisis Looms

Iran’s nuclear agreement may be back to square one, as a new crisis…