The shortlisting of a prominent Saudi women’s rights activist for a prestigious human rights award draws attention to the kingdom’s human rights record.
Casting himself as a green warrior, the crown prince announces the building of a futuristic city that will be environmentally friendly in every way imaginable.
With the Gulf feud now consigned to history, there are signs that the art of diplomacy, much battered by Trump and his regional allies, is set to return to the Middle East.
A bitter Gulf feud with a lengthy history of mutual recrimination may be headed toward a settlement but entrenched positions and obstinate players stand in the way.
As 2020 draws to a close, there is a flicker of hope that a just-announced unity government and the Biden presidency may signal the beginning of the end of a brutal war that has raged for nearly six years.
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The imposition of US sanctions on Turkey earlier in the week strains relations within NATO and between Washington and Ankara, creating more cracks for Russian president Vladimir Putin to exploit.
In the dying days of the Trump White House, another Arab state recognises Israel in a win for the president that will have consequences his successor will have to deal with.
A bipartisan move by members of the US Senate Foreign Affairs Committee to quash the sale of sophisticated military hardware to the UAE is gathering pace in the dying days of the Trump presidency.
Sparks fly in the Bahraini capital as a senior Saudi royal drops the gloves and takes dead aim at Israel and its treatment of Palestinians.