For many years following the end of the Cold War, the Middle East has been involved in both regional and international conflicts. These have been of varying importance and on various levels.
March 20, 2018
Recent clashes in Aden between forces loyal to Aidrous Al-Zoubaidi, the former governor of Aden, who is one of the southern movement’s symbols, and forces allied with the legitimate government, have proved to be short-sighted, floundering and ill-conceived.
February 06, 2018
For those observing and understanding the situation in our region, it is not difficult to understand Saad Hariri’s resignation as Lebanon’s prime minister. When he went to Riyadh and resigned from there, it was not only for his personal safety.
November 17, 2017
Donald Trump’s new strategy on Iran encompassed the nuclear deal, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Tehran’s conventional ballistic missile program and the destructive Iranian intervention in the Arabian Gulf and the wider region.
October 19, 2017
King Salman has begun a historic visit, the first by a reigning Saudi monarch to Russia. This special visit seeks strategic relations on many levels. The preparations and desire on both sides indicate the drawing of a new road map, not only for the two countries but for the region.
October 04, 2017
What is happening at the moment in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, is the inevitable reckoning between two “allies” who never really were, and never could be.
September 01, 2017
There have been many steps in the right direction recently in relations between Iraq and Saudi Arabia, and the other Gulf states.
August 22, 2017
The current crisis between the Anti-Terror Quartet (ATQ) and Qatar is still without a solution, despite the very great efforts exerted by the Kuwaiti mediators. In addition, there have been international efforts made by Germany, Britain, the US and France.
July 19, 2017