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Yemen

Stockholm Negotiations, One Step Toward Peace in Yemen

Politics & Governance

Over the past week, Stockholm has hosted peace talks between Yemen’s warring parties...

Qatar

Qatar’s Withdrawal from OPEC: Energy Sector Strategy or Political Move?

Energy Policy

Last week’s announcement by Qatar that the state intends to leave the

Qatar

Scenarios for the Upcoming GCC Summit

Geopolitics

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

Geopolitics

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

KSA

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair Part 2: Congress Responding to President Trump

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Even President Trump’s own party found his statement confounding yesterday, in which...

Event Recap: Religious Pluralism in the Gulf

Politics & Governance

On November 14th, 2018 Gulf International Forum (GIF) was honored to have gathered a diverse...

UAE

Delaware-Gulftainer Agreement Represents Significant Change in Rhetoric Sin...

U.S. – Gulf Policy

In late September 2018, Delaware government authorities finalized a deal...

Event Recap: Congress & the Shaping of U.S. Policy in the Gulf

U.S. – Gulf Policy

Mere hours after American citizens journeyed to the ballot box to cast their ...

Qatar

Qatar Enacts Favorable Immigration Laws

Politics & Governance

Qatar recently announced a series of reforms related to the legal status of the countless...

KSA

South Africa Walks Fine Line Between Feuding GCC Nations

Geopolitics

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

Turkish Economic Crisis and the Arab Gulf Economies

Economy & Innovation

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...

Geopolitics

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

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