At a recent meeting, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman signed important agreements on energy.
Beijing was also the venue for Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s meeting with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in February 2022, for the first time since the end of the Gulf rift in 2021.
In response, the UAE’s minister of state for international cooperation Reem bint Ibrahim Al-Hashemy summoned the Israeli ambassador to Abu Dhabi, Amir Hayek, on April 19 to express the Emirati leadership’s disapproval of Israel’s actions in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
Read: Early Elections: Where Is Kosovo Heading? 2021, the beginning to regime regional re-integration In the last quarter of 2021, more precisely on November 9, 2021, the Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Abdullah bin Zayed, visited Damascus as the highest UAE official since the beginning of the Syrian uprising in 2011.
However, the institutional rhetoric of the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) on foreign policy and bilateral relations do not change rapidly as illustrated in a speech by Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, the foreign minister of Qatar, who stated, “It could take some time to move past this difficult period.
On many occasions and during Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s visit to Turkey last month, President Erdoğan has indicated Turkey’s willingness to repair ties with Egypt and the Gulf states.
Breaking the ice, but gradually Following the recent visit of UAE National Security Adviser Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed al-Nayhan to Ankara, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a rare phone call with UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed (MBZ).
The ambitious Saudi Vision 2030 of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), which was advised by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), requires the redefinition of oil income as one of the wealth sources of the kingdom’s economy, in addition to the newly defined sources of state incomes like tourism.
The operation was paid by George Nader, an advisor to de facto UAE ruler Mohammed bin Zayed (MBZ).
Biden’s recent phone conversation with the UAE’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nayhan stressed the importance of the normalization agreements with Israel and “expressed his full support for strengthening and expanding these arrangements.
The typical picture of a stable Jordan was briefly shaken when the authorities arrested around 20 people and sought to restrain Prince Hamzah bin Hussein's movement, the former crown prince and the half brother of King Abdullah bin al-Hussein, for being involved in a plot targeting Jordan’s stability and security.
Speaking alongside his Russian counterpart at a news conference in the UAE on March 9, the Emirati foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan said the US’s economic pressure on Syria “as it is today makes the matter difficult”.
During the panel, Gazzini emphasized the need to have trust in the cabinet and the House of Representatives.
It is worth noting that the Saudi ambassador to Islamabad, Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, is also a former military man who has been in his current post since September 2017.
The rise of Mohamed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia and his alliance with UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed made a deadly anti-revolutionary combination in the Middle East.
Despite the fact that the two countries have enjoyed strong relations during the past decade, the current form of strategic alliance dates back to 2015 when Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah passed away and Salman bin Abdulaziz came to power.
According to the New York Times, NSO helped the Emirati government spy on high-ranking officials in neighboring countries, including Saudi Minister of the National Guard, Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah, and attempted to intercept calls by the Emir of Qatar.