Politics & Governance

Iraq

Violence Escalates in Iraq as Government Pushes to End Protests

Gunmen shot dead two protesters in Iraq’s southern city of Nassiriya overnight and a Baghdad...

KSA

Israel Approves Travel to Saudi Under Limited Circumstances

Israel on Sunday announced that it would permit Israeli citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia...

Qatar

Qatar Renews Call for Peaceful Settlement of Gulf Crisis

The State of Qatar renewed its call to settle the crisis with the blockading countries...

Kuwait

Kuwait Govt Trusts Minister’s Arguments Against Grilling

Restating grilling as a constitutional right, the Kuwaiti Cabinet yesterday voiced utter confidence in the...

Yemen

Hundreds Dead in Yemen as Swine Flu Spreads

According to the Health Ministry of the Houthi-aligned National Salvation Government based in Sanaa, an outbreak of...

Oman

Oman Names Culture Minister as Successor to Sultan Qaboos

Oman announced Saturday culture minister Haitham bin Tariq Al Said as the new ruler of...

Oman

Succession in Oman can Threaten Gulf Stability & U.S. Interests

The looming succession in Oman could affect not only domestic stability, but also change the...

Oman

Oman Sees No Scope for U.S.-Iran Mediation for Now: Kuwait Newspaper

Oman does not see room for now for mediation to ease tensions between the United...

Iran

When Clean Air Becomes A Luxury: The Case of Air Pollution and Climate Chan...

The impact of pollution and climate change on the lives of ordinary Iranians has been...

Kuwait

The Changing Same in Kuwait: New Cabinet, Persistent Challenges

As a result of internal disputes between cabinet members and the intense questioning of ministers...

Iraq

Between a Divided Parliament and Determined Protestors...

Two weeks after the Iraqi Parliament accepted the resignation of Prime Minister (PM) Adil Abdulmehdi,...

Iraq

Abdulmehdi’s Resignation: Scratching the Surface of Reform

After two months of protests that have resulted in the deaths of roughly 400 protestors...

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