Politics & Governance

Iran

As Iran Coronavirus Deaths Rise, Rouhani Hits Back at Criticism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has hit back at criticism over the country’s response to the coronavirus...

GCC

Coronavirus Crisis: An Opportunity for Intra-Gulf Rapprochement

The Middle East is facing yet another threat to its stability, albeit, this time a...

GCC

Peace in Afghanistan: What is the Expected Role of the Gulf States?

While efforts to end the longest-running war in American history have primarily focused on actors...

KSA

Saudi Arabia Detains 298 Public Officials in New Corruption Probes

Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced the detention of hundreds of government officials, including military and...

GCC

COVID-19: A Unifying Enemy for the Gulf Region?

In an era of hyper-globalization, the global pandemic known as “COVID-19” (also referred to as...

Kuwait

Kuwait to Halt Commercial Passenger Flights, Declare Public Holiday

Kuwait will halt all commercial flights to and from the Gulf Arab state starting Friday...

KSA

Saudi Arabia Asked State Agencies to Prepare for Sharp Budget Cuts

Saudi Arabia has asked state agencies to submit proposals for cuts of at least 20%...

Iran

Coronavirus: Iran Records Jump of 1,000 New Cases as 63 Die in 24-hours

Iran has now recorded around 9,000 coronavirus cases in the country, nearly a thousand more cases in...

Yemen

Hadi Government Calls on US to Designate Houthis as Terrorists

A minister of the UN-recognised government of Yemen has called on US Congress to designate...

Iran

Iranian Hardliners Consolidate Power in Parliamentary Takeover

Iranian hardliners swept the majority of seats in last Friday’s parliamentary elections, building a strong...

Iran

Nineteen Dead, 139 Infected with Coronavirus in Iran – Health Ministry

Nineteen people have died and 139 people have been infected by coronavirus in Iran, health...

Kuwait

Kuwait Reports New Coronavirus Cases, Takes Count to 26

Kuwait confirmed three more cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the total infections to 12,...