Economy & Innovation

Qatar

Leveling Up: Unlocking The Promise of Esports in Qatar

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

GCC

Gulf States’ Opportunities in Kazakhstan’s Emerging Economy and...

When U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in San Francisco to...

KSA

Reimagining Geopolitics: How the IMEC Corridor Aims to Reshape Global Trade...

At the recent G20 summit in New Delhi in September, U.S. President Joe Biden announced...

GCC

GCC-Central Asia Summit: An Opportunity for the Two Regions

On July 19th, Saudi Arabia hosted two important events: the 18th meeting of the Gulf...

Iran

North-South Transport Corridor: Iran-Russia New Railway to Circumvent Weste...

After the United States and the European Union imposed extensive sanctions on Russia in response...

GCC

At the Crossroads of Asia, Uzbekistan Reaches Out to the Gulf

For centuries, an invisible thread has connected what is now Uzbekistan and the GCC-member states:...

Iran

As the Rial’s Value Drops, Pressure on the Raisi Government Grows

The value of the Iranian rial fell sharply in February 2023, decreasing from 440,000 rials...

UAE

Economic Statecraft and its Role in Russia-UAE Relations

“Economic statecraft” is usually described as a state’s use of economic tools to further its...

Iraq

Iraq’s Depreciated Currency Holds Consequences at Home and Abroad

The steady devaluation of the Iraqi dinar against the U.S. dollar over the past three...

GCC

The Gulf in 2023 Expert Outlook

A Nuclear Arms Race Could Begin Dr. Daniel Serwer Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Gulf International Forum;...

Iraq

Iraq’s Perennial Electricity Problem and its Implications for Social Stab...

The growing social unrest we see in Iraq today can be directly linked to the...

Bahrain

Islamic Finance and Banking as a Response to Western Sanctions: Muslim Russ...

From the 19th to the 21st of May, Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan held the 13th...

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