The boss of Libya’s National Oil Company sees a bright future but faces major challenges turning around the country’s battle-scarred oil industry.
The UAE is a key hub for gold trading linked to money laundering, organised crime and terrorist financing. The authorities have promised to clean up their act but a court case in India suggests there is still a long way to go.
With a stalled economy, a country under lockdown and much of the old regime still in power, Algeria holds an election that most of its people think is irrelevant.
The entrenchment of a chauvinist, militarized nationalism has enabled Egypt’s President Sisi to reinforce his dictatorial and repressive rule with impunity.
Arab Digest has long supported the rights of Palestinians to self-determination. We are, therefore, pleased to publish the final statement of the Balfour Project’s 25 & 26 May conference Israel/Palestine: in search of the rule of law. The statement was released at the conclusion of the conference.
Summary: On 20 May 2021 Arab Digest interviewed EU Ambassador and Head of Delegation Christian Berger about relations with Egypt and issues that included arms sales and human rights
Ahead of the 2022 World Cup, the detention of a Kenyan migrant worker activist by the Qatari authorities has set alarm bells ringing.
Recent legal reforms may be a sign that the UAE is moving closer to international norms with changes that, if forcefully implemented, could strengthen civil society and temper the authoritarian nature of the state.
MP Layla Moran calls on the UK to recognise the Palestinian State and to engage robustly with the US, the EU and both sides in the conflict to help secure a fair and democratic solution that ensures a viable Palestine.
The Houthis profit from the war and have little interest in ending it while exploiting humanitarian aid and depriving the 70% of the Yemeni population under their control basic human rights.