With the publication of their annual report Airwars once again puts the focus on aerial warfare and artillery attacks on civilians whose death and injuries would otherwise go unacknowledged and unaccountable.
The Gulf city-state of Dubai thought it had put the Covid pandemic back in a box; the virus thought otherwise.
A shift in China’s global economic approach hasn’t affected the Gulf states for now but there is no guarantee the status quo will stay in place.
Arab Digest · Airwars: tracking the airstrike toll
Saudi Arabia was hoping that the G20 gathering would help to burnish a brand that has been severely tarnished.
The alleged sexual assault of a British woman by a UAE government minister and ruling family member lays bare the reality behind the soft power politics of the Gulf state.
As Arab regimes move their money and families to the West they are securing growing political influence while spreading and normalising corrupt practices.
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.
US views will influence what Netanyahu decides to do on 1 July. Those of other major international actors might do so too. But domestic political considerations may be even more important.
Humanitarian aid to Yemen faces drastic cuts in a country stalked by war, famine and now Covid-19.