Arab Digest · Big Oil, the Gulf and Climate Change
The battlefield success of Turkish drones in Libya, Iraq and Syria are changing the way that Middle East wars are being fought and regional geo-political ambitions are being realised.
Arab Digest · Sultans of the Gulf
Arab Digest · Erdoğan and MBZ: "Useful Enemies"
Ahead of the 2022 World Cup, the detention of a Kenyan migrant worker activist by the Qatari authorities has set alarm bells ringing.
Arab Digest · The MBZ Pivot
As the US continues to pivot away from the Gulf and the wider Middle East and Iran remains a significant regional threat the GCC, approaching its 40th anniversary, sees strategic sense in patching up differences.
The Gulf sultanate of Oman has seen a steady rise in pandemic numbers that, coupled with low oil prices, is presenting significant challenges.
When Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City square off in the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg 28 April rival heads of state in Doha and Abu Dhabi will watch with more than passing interest.
Arab Digest · Qatar and Saudi Arabia: on the road to reconciliation