Climate change is driving global energy transition and both the pace of change and the manner in which it is effected will have a profound impact on the Middle East’s hydrocarbons producers.
Arab Digest · Algeria and Morocco: neighbours with issues
Amidst continuing security concerns, conflict zones in MENA have assured that the region remains the globe’s top armaments importer.
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.
Arab Digest · Libya: a new prime minister but an old script
Algeria today sits at the centre of a Venn diagram of four overlapping and daunting challenges.
After decades when very little happened, climate change has pushed a massive project to halt Sahelian desertification to the top of the priority list with Mauritania playing a lead role.
Arab Digest · Hey Europe! The Maghreb Matters
The Biden Administration will look to rein in Russia in the Middle East; but the latter will remain an ‘indispensable power’ in the region for the foreseeable future.
In the dying days of the Trump White House, another Arab state recognises Israel in a win for the president that will have consequences his successor will have to deal with.