Economy & Innovation

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...

GCC

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...

KSA

Beyond Fossil Fuels: Bolstering the Saudi Industrial Sector to Achieve Sust...

Global oil prices have risen on the back of the post-COVID 19 economic recovery and...

GCC

China in the Gulf: Deep Pockets and Deepening Ties

This report examines the economic relationship between the People’s Republic of China (China) and the...

UAE

Emirati-Turkish Economic Collaboration Could Lead to a Political One

In recent years, tensions between Turkey and the UAE have persisted over issues including the...

KSA

Saudi-Omani Partnership: Economic and Security Ties Deepen

On Sunday, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of Oman departed on his first international visit to...

Kuwait

Kuwait’s Public Wages Bill Predicament

For seven consecutive years, Kuwait has run a budget deficit, with public salaries, subsidies and...

Iran

Why Iran’s Sixth Development Plan Failed

Following the end of the Iran-Iraq War, the Iranian majlis (parliament) has approved, implemented, and...

KSA

Will Riyadh’s Newest Economic Project Save the Saudi Economy?

2020 has been a difficult year for the Gulf. All members of the Gulf Cooperation...

Qatar

Qatari-Turkish Relations in the Post-Blockade Era

Walking through Doha, one cannot help but notice the increasing presence of Turkish nationals and...

Iran

Let the Turbines Spin: Iran’s Opportunity to Combat Climate Change

The cold season is upon Iran and air pollution levels are on the rise yet...

KSA

Development Policies in Saudi Arabia: Challenges and Opportunities

Executive Summary This report explores the various economic development strategies and paradigms implemented by the...

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