Politics & Governance

Iraq

An Evolving Iraqi National Identity Emerges

Since Baghdad announced the defeat of ISIS three years ago, Iraqis have been forming a...

Kuwait

Kuwait, Balancer in the Gulf

Three decades ago, on August 2, 1990, the army of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein occupied...

GCC

Social Media Clash: Is it the Third Gulf War?

As the world adapts to the new realities of the cyber revolution, almost all areas...

Iraq

To Assert Iraqi State Authority, New PM Challenges Iran Backed Militias

A few weeks after his appointment on May 7 as the Prime Minister of Iraq,...

GCC

Inequity and Inaccessibility: What COVID-19 Reveals about the Gulf Educatio...

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a sharp disruption to education all over the world, including in...

GCC

The Flurry of Female Appointments to GCC Judiciaries is Welcome but It’s ...

Kuwait is poised to appoint the first three female judges in the nation’s history this...

Yemen

Performative Humanitarianism: Saudi’s Aid Diplomacy in Yemen

On June 2, Saudi Arabia co-hosted an international donors conference with the United Nations to...

Kuwait

Kuwait’s Media Landscape Needs Structural and Social Reform

It is an open secret that in the Gulf states, journalism does not fulfill its...

Yemen

Yemenis Are Left Alone to Face COVID19

Across the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has tested the ability of governments to react to...

Yemen

Event Recap: After Five Years of War: How Can Yemenis Restore their State a...

On April 20, GIF hosted a panel discussion “After Five Years of War: How Can...

GCC

How GCC States are Responding to COVID-19 Supply Shocks

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are situated in some of the world’s most inhospitable...

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