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Economic makeovers in the Gulf

Persian Gulf nations kicked off efforts many decades ago to revamp their oil and gas-export based economic structures. The accumulation of wealth...

Gulf region offers model for sustainable development

This year, it is clear that the Gulf Cooperation Council is undergoing a tech revolution, focusing on quantum and green technologies. This...

Houthis are Iran’s pragmatic partners, not just a proxy

In recent weeks, the United States and its allies have carried out dozens of airstrikes against the Houthis to deplete the missile and drone...

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The Impact of the Iran-Saudi Arabia Deal on the Middle East: A New Wave of Regional Normalization?

On March 10, 2023, Iran and Saudi Arabia signed an agreement in Beijing, which followed two years of negotiations in Baghdad, on the initiative of...

Language and Politics in the Mena Region

The Arabic language emerged centuries before Islam, and it developed and reached its maturity after the Quran was revealed in Arabic. In that...

Understanding Economic Relations between Saudi Arabia and Russia

The Middle East region was redesigned in the aftermath of the First World War according to the balance and interests between the world powers of...