Causes of Unjustified Escalation against Saudi Arabia
The long-standing crisis in Saudi-Iranian relations has a sudden and acute escalation on the backdrop of disputed regional issues.
Saudi-Iranian Row on Regional Crises
Tensions between Riyadh and Tehran have negative consequences that affect security and stability in the whole region.
Russia's vision of the Syrian Crisis
Russia's scenarios illustrate that the Syrian crisis is far from over, despite all involved parties' bets on a military solution.
Prospects and hurdles for ending War in Yemen
One year into Operation Decisive Storm there are signs indicating a different stage of negotiations.
The Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to Turkey
The Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to Turkey, limits of agreement and difference.
How will Saudi Arabia deal with JASTA?
Saudi-American relations entered a new stage of tension after Congress passed JASTA on September 28, overruling the presidential veto.
Outcomes of the Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to Paris
The Saudi Crown Prince's visit to France emphasizes the continuity of the strategic partnership between the two countries.
Future of Sovereign Wealth Funds as part of the global economy
Sovereign wealth funds are expected to play an increased role in oil-producing states that seek economic diversification.
Forecast for a gradual recovery in oil prices
Oil prices are expected to rebound in the future, however, it is difficult to imagine prices returning to mid-2014 levels.
Implications of Pakistan's position on Operation Decisive Storm
Pakistan is attempting to strike a balance between its Arab Gulf allies and Iran.
Yemeni Political Parties
Various Stances on Operation Decisive Storm
It is necessary to outline the positions of Yemen's main political parties and see how the current events are affecting the state.
Gain Ground at Expense of International Stakeholders
The international stances against the Houthi rebels have receded, and there is no actual support for Abd Rabou Mansour Hadi...
Fallout of Operation Decisive Storm for Iran
The pace of events in Yemen quickened as Iranian-backed Houthi rebels and their ally, former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, took over...
On Operation Decisive Storm and its consequences
The Saudi-led Arab military intervention against the Iranian-backed Houthi coup in Yemen is a highly significant development...
Common Features between ISIL and Al-Qaeda
Obviously, there is increasing cooperation among the most extremist groups, ISIL and the most dangerous Al Qaeda...
Limits of Continuity
Contradictory US Calculations for Yemen
Contradictory positions characterize the US policy on the ongoing Yemeni conflict.
Why did Saudi Arabia issue its first sovereign bonds?
The Saudi budget has been under financial pressure in the wake of the decline of oil prices in mid-2014.
Economic incentives for mergers and acquisitions in Gulf States
In recent times, mergers and acquisitions among financial corporations have become a global trend...
Limits to the impact of cutting officials’ expenses
Several Arab and Western governments have adopted austerity measures intended to lower their budget deficits...