Dr. Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg

Dr. Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg is the GCC Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs & Negotiation, and a columnist for Arab News. The views expressed in this piece are personal and do not necessarily represent GCC views. Twitter: @abuhamad1

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Lessons of unification and integration on Saudi National Day

On Sept. 23, Saudis will mark their National Day to commemorate the reunification of their country 90 years ago.

September 22, 2022

Sultan’s visit will further align approaches to regional issues

The visit by Sultan Haitham of Oman to Saudi Arabia on Sunday is his first foreign trip since he ascended the throne last year, and is expected to tap into a great reservoir of political and economic synergies between the two countries.

July 10, 2021

The Gulf Cooperation Council at 40: A regional success story

When the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was founded, 40 years ago this week, it filled a security vacuum created by Britain’s withdrawal from the region.

May 27, 2021