Arab Digest · The Great Retreat: America's diplomatic withdrawal from the Middle East
Arab Digest · The Influencers
A jump in coronavirus cases has put further pressure on Oman’s economy as Sultan Haitham grapples with a “perfect storm” of low revenues and rising debt levels in the midst of the pandemic.
Arab Digest · The Gulf States and Iran: a complex relationship that is often tense and never dull
Oman’s new Sultan has seized upon the twin shocks of Covid-19 and the oil price crash to carry out vigorous economic reforms.
Migrant workers in the Gulf are trying to get home to escape Covid-19 and destitution.
Arab Digest · Oman: A New Sultan And New Challenges
Oman faces deepening economic woes, heightened by the coronavirus and the oil price war. To find a way out, the sultanate may be forced to surrender its independent foreign policy.