With the Euros over, attention outside the UK is now turning to the 2022 Qatar World Cup. The focus in Britain, quite rightly, remains on the racist abuse directed at Black members of the English squad and the extent to which the prime minister and the home secretary contribute to enabling a culture in which such abuse is able to flourish.
As global temperatures climb, Basra is experiencing temperatures hovering at 50 degrees while suffering severe water shortages; delays in a massive desalination project are making an already intolerable situation worse.
The kingdom, with Mohammed bin Salman at the helm, is building a tourism sector from the ground up spending vast sums in a bid to secure a lucrative industry.
As Mauritania’s president steps up his anti-corruption drive and the country’s neighbours face growing terrorist insurrections, Britain’s new ambassador in Nouakchott talks up opportunities for British business
Curbing the powers of male guardianship and allegedly ending the execution of juveniles have been touted as evidence of the wide reforms of the kingdom’s judicial system being carried out under the aegis of Mohammed bin Salman.
MP Crispin Blunt says he is “done with false hope” and is launching a new organisation that will seek to use the rule of law to hold Israel accountable for the injustices inflicted on the Palestinian people.
Amidst continuing security concerns, conflict zones in MENA have assured that the region remains the globe’s top armaments importer.
The boss of Libya’s National Oil Company sees a bright future but faces major challenges turning around the country’s battle-scarred oil industry.
Arab Digest has long supported the rights of Palestinians to self-determination. We are, therefore, pleased to publish the final statement of the Balfour Project’s 25 & 26 May conference Israel/Palestine: in search of the rule of law. The statement was released at the conclusion of the conference.
MP Layla Moran calls on the UK to recognise the Palestinian State and to engage robustly with the US, the EU and both sides in the conflict to help secure a fair and democratic solution that ensures a viable Palestine.