Amidst allegations of fraud and other serious financial irregularities two huge Emirati companies owned by businessman BR Shetty have collapsed.
Despite rising numbers of COVID-19 cases the regime prepares to reopen the economy; medics and other objectors are accused of supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
With the filling of the reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) about to begin, Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan re-start “technical” talks.
The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the settler movement he doesn’t envision a Palestinian state emerging from the ‘deal of the century.’
As his battlefield losses mount Khalifa Haftar is running out of options and he soon may be running out of friends.
Tunisia has proven itself adept at dealing with the coronavirus and in the process strengthened its democracy.
Pre-pandemic, Dubai’s economy was stuttering but now the picture is bleaker and much more challenging.
An acute shortage of clean water in oil-rich Basra governorate underscores the multiple failures of central government.
For nearly ten years a war the world has chosen to ignore has been dragging on in North Sinai with non-combatants caught between the Egyptian military and ISIS-allied fighters.
The oil sector and major oil producing nations face a period of protracted uncertainty and potentially far-reaching change.