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Moqtada al-Sadr in Riyadh

Moqtada al-Sadr in Riyadh

The images of the Iranian regime’s hegemony over all aspects of life in Iraq are clear. From trade to construction and raw material to its control of the banks, government, parliament and political parties. A New York Times report said that the Iranians are...
GCC to set up joint naval force

GCC to set up joint naval force

Kuwait City, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is mulling the establishment of a joint naval force as a precautionary step to protect the waters of the Gulf from potential terror threats, a senior Kuwaiti official said Wednesday. The new marine force...
Debate: Gulf security is under threat

Debate: Gulf security is under threat

Ever since the Gulf States became the main suppliers of global energy, there has been a state of turmoil inherent in the region caused by regional and global powers due to a conflict of interest between the two. The driving forces behind this unrest are constantly...
The Only Way is Up

The Only Way is Up

From Kuwait City to Sana’a, from Jeddah to Manama, women on the Arabian Peninsula are on the move, and the coming year is likely to bring them increased opportunities, be it in the job market, the government or the private sector. These improvements are due less to...