Arab Digest · Qatar and Saudi Arabia: on the road to reconciliation
The Chinese foreign minister visited six countries in seven days, signing a mega-deal with Iran while cementing economic, military and diplomatic relations everywhere he went.
As Israel braces for another election, Benjamin Netanyahu has succeeded in tying his Jewish opponents up in knots whilst hamstringing the Arab Joint List and angering Jordan.
Arab Digest · The Gulf to America: we don't need you like we used to need you
Climate change will continue to affect GCC countries in a number of ways, with extreme summer temperatures and coastal flooding likely to prove the most destructive.
The GCC may be dealing with the pandemic but COVID-19 hasn’t altered the economic challenges facing the Gulf, rather it has reaffirmed them.
The shortlisting of a prominent Saudi women’s rights activist for a prestigious human rights award draws attention to the kingdom’s human rights record.
Arab Digest · Mudhawi's List and the fight for women's rights
With the Gulf feud now consigned to history, there are signs that the art of diplomacy, much battered by Trump and his regional allies, is set to return to the Middle East.
A bitter Gulf feud with a lengthy history of mutual recrimination may be headed toward a settlement but entrenched positions and obstinate players stand in the way.