Geopolitics

Qatar

Qatar Says No to Rapprochement with Syrian Regime

Largely due to the support Damascus that has received from key allies

Qatar

Scenarios for the Upcoming GCC Summit

The 2018 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit is taking place amidst a changing balance of...

Yemen

Changing Context Provides Conditions for De-Escalation in Yemen

Opportunities for peace between Yemen’s warring parties are higher than ever before...

Oman

Oman: Israel’s Door to the Muslim World?

On October 25, Israeli Prime Minister (PM) Benjamin Netanyahu became his nation’s third PM to...

Kuwait

Gulf Dispute: Weighing Kuwait and U.S. Mediation Efforts

In the aftermath of the Gulf Crisis, Kuwait and the United States have taken leading...

Oman

Oman’s Diplomacy Can End the Storm between the US and Iran

In the aftermath of the United States’ withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive ...

KSA

South Africa Walks Fine Line Between Feuding GCC Nations

Citing the legendary influence of the late former South African President Nelson Mandela...

Turkish Economic Crisis and the Arab Gulf Economies

Over the last few days the Turkish economy has faced its worst economic...

KSA

Unexpected Diplomatic Crisis between Saudi Arabia and Canada over Human Rig...

On Monday Saudi Arabia abruptly announced a freeze of all trade and economic...

Yemen

Hodeidah Battle’s Regional Extension: A New Complication to Peace in Yeme...

After over a month of ruinous fighting for Yemen’s vital Hodeidah seaport...

Closing the Strait of Hormuz: Empty Threat or Imminent Reality?

The repercussions of the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the JCPOA and re-impose economic...

Implications of Erdogan’s Presidential Win on the Gulf Region

Today, Turkey’s incumbent President Recep Tayyib Erdogan was sworn in as the ...

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