An urgent need for affordable housing is putting pressure on the government as it grapples with the economic impact of low oil prices and Covid-19.
Arab Digest · The trouble with normal (is it always gets worse)
Summary: The postponement of Saudi Arabia’s Future Investment Initiative is a sign that all is not well with the kingdom’s efforts to attract FDI.
In the run up to the election, President Trump and Jared Kushner anticipated a big win with the normalization of relations between the UAE and Israel but they have overhyped and overplayed their hand.
War weariness and growing Saudi frustration may finally drive Yemen’s many warring factions onto a path toward peace.
On first glance, a Biden presidency would appear to offer positive solutions to Middle East challenges but such a conclusion may be far from reality.
Arab Digest · Oil Still In Driver's Seat
Becoming the first Gulf state to bring a nuclear reactor online is a moment of pride for the UAE but it also raises questions and concerns.
Mohammed bin Salman’s effort to secure an English Premiership club have gone for nought with a flawed game plan that wound up playing to his weaknesses.
Arab Digest · The Great Retreat: America's diplomatic withdrawal from the Middle East