Various reports highlight a worrying increase of arms sale in the region. US and Saudi Arabia champion exports and imports respectively, UAE and Turkey follow. Arms race and its vi[...]
Sunni and Shiite factions in Lebanon are trading accusations on the brink of political crisis over Saudi Arabia’s decision to suspend $4 billion in military aid by Michele Giorgio [...]
As hopes for diplomatic settlements in both Syria and Libya fade, Cairo finds itself increasingly at odds with its Gulf allies, writes Ahmed Eleiba[...]
The six cities wanted by the late King Abdullah are tasked to open up the Kingdom’s economy, while making it less dependent on oil revenues. But after an early enthusiastic moment,[...]
Despite Riyadh’s attempts to pressure its allies to join in a ground offensive in Syria that will supposedly target ISIS but whose real goal will be the Syrian regime and its allie[...]
The upcoming setting up of a Turkish base on Qatari territory poses major concerns over how such a cooperation may impact the regional scenario. From Erdogan’s ‘neo-Ottomanism’ to [...]
Amid Saudi bombing campaign, civil society must make use of US domestic law and international norms to seek a ban on cluster bombs[...]
The double bind of the Saudi relationship with other states, a good deal lathered in hypocrisy that it is, crops up whenever there are public discussion between Riyadh and other We[...]
Latin American soldiers have been deployed in Yemen, after training by the US. The reasons behind are several: a distance-war without any danger for the US forces, weapons sale, th[...]
 An Egyptian/Russian role is emerging at the expense of the Saudi and Turkish roles and Egyptian/Syrian relations are gradually improving at the expense of Egyptian/Saudi relations[...]