Arab Digest · Digital deception in the Middle East
Bahrain’s economy, hit by the oil price crash and Covid-19 has little hope for recovery even as it continues its heavy spend on security.
Migrant workers in the Gulf are trying to get home to escape Covid-19 and destitution.
Economies in the MENA region were slowing even before coronavirus hit.
As details of the “deal of the century” filter down Arab states back the Palestinians and turn away from Washington.
A decision by a Bahraini court to reimpose the death penalty on two men whose convictions for the murder of a police officer are highly suspect raises questions about the UK’s role in efforts to reform Bahrain’s judiciary.