Building Bridges: Iranian-Turkish Economic Unity Amidst Security Rifts

Turkey and Iran, two neighbors with a long and storied shared history, require strong relations...

Edge of Escalation: Navigating the Fragile Peace Between Pakistan and Iran

In an era marked by escalating geopolitical tensions and internal strife, Pakistan and Iran find...

Iran’s Strategic Patience: Unpacking Hezbollah Policy in the Gaza War

Since the beginning of the Israel-Hamas conflict, numerous officials from Iran and Hezbollah have warned...

The Next Casualty of the Red Sea Attacks: Undersea Cables

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis have bounced back after successive American and British airstrikes targeted the militant...

Energizing Ties: The Emerging Azerbaijan-Gulf Partnership in Energy

On January 8, Mohammad bin Zayed Al-Nahyan (MBZ), the leader of the United Arab Emirates...

Red Sea Crisis: US-UK Strikes Won’t Stop the Houthis

The Red Sea remains a major focal point in West Asia following multiple U.S.-led military...

How A Football Spat Nearly Derailed Saudi-Turkey Rapprochement

On December 29, 2023, Turkey’s most storied football teams, Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe, planned to play...

Leveling Up: Unlocking The Promise of Esports in Qatar

In some Arab Gulf States, the esports (electronic sports) industry is booming. Besides the entertainment...

Beyond Tradition: Iranians Celebrate Christmas to Defy the Regime

Iran has centuries of history and civilization, with numerous national and religious symbols, days, and...

Navigating New Horizons: The Gulf’s Dynamic Energy Landscape in 2024

The Middle East played a significant role in the global energy market in 2023, navigating...

A Break from the Past: Kuwait’s Path Toward Reform and Development

In recent years, Kuwait has faced a number of political challenges that have opened serious...

The Gulf in 2024: Expert Outlook

GCC Unity in 2024 in the Face of Regional Threats Dr. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen Fellow...

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