Why Saudi Arabia Lifted Its Ban on Women Drivers

From New Republic, October 11, 2017, by Rafia Zakaria. Breaking the law made Manal Al-Sharif a women’s rights advocate, she explains...

Special Report: In blocking arms to Yemen, Saudi Arabia squeezes a...

From Reuters, October 11, 2017, by Selam Gebrekidan and Jonathan Saul. DJIBOUTI (Reuters) – Late last year, the Kota Nazar, a...

IMF forecasts economic recovery for Middle East economies in 2018

From The National, October 10, 2017, by Mahmoud Kassem.   Spending on Dubai Expo 2020 is forecast to stimulate the UAE’s...

Saudi-Pakistani Military Drill ‘Kaseh 1’ Wraps up

From Asharq Al-Awsat, October 12, 2017.   The drills of “Kaseh 1” exercise between the Saudi Royal Land Forces and its counterpart...

US agrees to sell THAAD missile defence to Saudi Arabia

From Aljazeera, October 6, 2017. The US government has approved the possible sale to Saudi Arabia of an advanced missile defence system...