Arab Digest · Qatar and Saudi Arabia: on the road to reconciliation
Battling sexism, double standards and an election system weighted against them, Kuwaiti women continue the fight for equal rights despite being shut out of parliament.
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.
Article 153 is a law that enables the abuse and murder of women; it must be removed from Kuwait’s penal code.
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.
Summary: No women were elected to the Kuwaiti parliament but an organisation set up to get women elected says the setback will only serve to toughen its resolve.
Arab Digest · The Disconnect: MENA regimes versus the people they rule over