As authorities struggle to contain protest in countries across MENA, demonstrators are showing that they have learned from the failures of the Arab Spring
Jason Greenblatt leaves the Trump team but describes the peace plan as “one that can actually be achieved”. It’s not easy to see how or when that might happen.
While the government continues to repress human rights and the political opposition, it has taken several steps to ease tensions.
The agreement signed between the Southern Yemeni separatists and the Saudi supported Hadi government leaves many questions unanswered.
The UAE has launched a major initiative jumping ahead of Saudi Arabia to consolidate and build up a local defence industry.
Saudi Aramco’s IPO faces significant hurdles related to valuation, oil price and yield.
Limited IPO of Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest energy company, raises more questions than it answers.
Putin’s visits to Saudi Arabia and the UAE mark a significant change in the relationship, as perceptions of US decline are reinforced by Trumpian flip-flop.
Prolonged and very large protests against corruption in Lebanon, accusing all parts of the multi-sectarian elite.
The military balance shifts against Turkey and its Arab allies as the YPG strikes a deal agreement with al-Assad and Russia backs Syria over Turkey.