Summary: while Benjamin Netanyahu continues his courtship of fascist politicians, Palestinians continue to suffer under occupation with leaders in the West and even some in the Middle East showing unwavering support for Israel.
Summary: with word that two storied football franchises are for sale, Gulf bidders signal their interest; a game of double standards and hypocrisy plays on as Netanyahu assembles an extremist government; and an ageing superstar looks set to cash in on one more big payday.
Summary: the Gulf states are seeing Washington through far different eyes than Washington is seeing them. America is playing from an old playbook, without realising that the game has changed and nowhere is this more clearly highlighted than by Putin’s war against Ukraine.
Summary: a desperate economic situation is causing more and more young Tunisians to flee the country; despair is rising daily and hope is fading rapidly as the dreams of the 2011 Jasmine Revolution recede further into the distance.
Summary: Qatar is forging ahead with an ambitious programme to dramatically expand gas output in its vast offshore North Field; the Saudis are using the PIF to fund a breakaway golf league.
Summary: the output cuts agreed by OPEC+ on 5 October have reignited the oil bulls. However, there is good reason to continue to weigh the balance between upside and downside risks to the price of crude.
Summary: the recent decision by OPEC+ to cut production was a jab in the eye to the West but one that has been a long time coming.
Summary: opportunity beckons for Algeria as Europe struggles to meet its urgent need for reliable gas supplies but much needs to change in the energy, financial and industry sectors for the country to realise its full potential as a major European gas supplier.
Summary: as the economy crashes irregular migration has surged to levels not seen since 2011 with new routes, methods and actors becoming involved.
Summary: as President Kais Saied relentlessly consolidates power, the country he presides over continues its downward spiral as he pursues economic stratagems untethered from reality.