UAE

Energy & Diversification

UAE Issues Operating License for Arab World’s First Nuclear Plant

The United Arab Emirates has issued an operating license for the Arab world’s first nuclear...

Energy & Diversification

UAE Finds World’s Biggest Gas Field Since 2005

Dubai and Abu Dhabi made what could be the world’s largest natural gas discovery since...

Economy & Innovation

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

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

Politics & Governance

What Do Cracks in UAE-Saudi Arabia Relations Mean for Turkey?

The divergence between Abu Dhabi’s and Riyadh’s positions in Yemen, the UAE’s maritime talks with...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

A Veto Is not Enough to Get Congress and Trump on the Same Page in Regards to Saudi Arabia

Today, the United States Senate voted on a series of bills seeking to block an...

Politics & Governance

Gulf Crisis Deadlock Creates Regional Rivalry

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and a number of Islamic countries cut diplomatic ties...

GIF’s Annual Forecast 2019

Gulf International Forum (GIF) presents our 2019 forecast. As the new year is upon us,...

UAE-India Currency Swap: Another Step Toward Asian Markets

The UAE’s steady progress in developing the financial infrastructure needed to better facilitate international financial...

Delaware-Gulftainer Agreement Represents Significant Change in Rhetoric Since DP World Controversy

In late September 2018, Delaware government authorities finalized a deal...

UAE to Train Somaliland Forces under Military Base Deal – Somaliland President

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will train Somaliland security forces as part of a deal...

Gulf Arabs Relish Tillerson Firing; Iran Weighs Nuclear Deal

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s firing is reverberating across a Middle East where Iran...

Risky Business: South Korea’s Secret Military Deal With UAE

In Sweihan, a small town in Abu Dhabi, a South Korean special forces team operates...