Tehran tried its best to help establish a friendly government in Afghanistan and avoided any semblance of a coalition with other regional actors, especially Pakistan and its arch-rival Saudi Arabia.
The documentary proceeds under three main themes: the political struggle between the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who ordered the murder of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi; details of the murder plan; and the love story between Khashoggi and Hatice Cengiz, his fiancée, that was the main reason why Khashoggi went to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul - but never made it out.
Read: Talks between Saudis and Iranians: Facts Speak Louder than WordsRaisi repeatedly emphasized prioritizing friendly relations with Iran’s neighbors in his foreign policy agenda.
Read: The Straw That Might Break the Camel’s Back in Saudi-UAE RelationsHowever, the harmony that Turkey and the GCC enjoyed ended fairly soon with the Arab uprisings, especially after Egypt’s military takeover in 2013.
A series of normalization moves have taken place between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Egypt and Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, Turkey and the UAE, and Turkey and Sudan, which would have been impossible a few months back.
Al-Kadhimi co-sponsored the conference in Baghdad with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the war in Yemen, Lebanon's collapse, the regional water crisis, and the Saudi-Iranian rapprochement.
egional security perceptions of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) concurred regarding regional crises and wars in the Middle East since the Arab uprisings, making the two countries work hand in hand in the economic and military fields.
Wherever Netanyahu traveled on official visits, deals between the visited country’s government and NSO followed - from Hungary to Mexico, India, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and others.
Read: Can Arms Bring Turkey and Saudi Arabia Together?Poland and Turkey finalized an agreement for the procurement of 24 Bayraktar TB2s with deliveries to begin next year.
Is it reasonable to believe that he would suspend the parliament and move to monopolize all of the state’s power in his hands without having coordinated in advance with foreign powers such as the French president to secure international support, and then with Saudi Arabia and the UAE to secure the necessary financial support to cement his coup?Read: Tunisian Politics at Crossroad with Kais Saied’s Vision of GovernanceMoreover, there is much to be gleaned from the international response to the coup.
Read: Canal of Shame: Gulf Crisis and Saudi Arabia’s Salwa Canal ProjectThe crisis in the Suez was caused by the grounding of the 400-meter-long Ever Given, carrying 18,000 containers headed to the Netherlands, engendering tailbacks and blocking the traffic of 400 other vessels.
n July 11-12, Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq al-Said made his first overseas official trip since coming to power in January 2020, to Saudi Arabia.
ollowing the First Gulf War, the foreign ministers of Syria, Egypt, and the six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), namely Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), met in Damascus and agreed on a new security cooperation initiative for the Gulf which came to be known as the “Damascus Declaration.
Ethiopia’s bid to fill its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has alarmed downstream countries. Egypt has responded by cultivating ties…
To End the Civil War in Yemen, the Local Dimension is the Key: An Interview with Maysaa Shuja al-Deen
Alongside different local actors, there are also regional actors involved in Yemen, such as Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE, who are not aligned and are not very willing to cooperate either.
Read: How Turkey and Saudi Arabia Compete in the BalkansIt remains to be seen if Serbia will have to eliminate China’s tech giant Huawei completely – with whom Belgrade signed a strategic agreement in 2017 – from the ongoing installation of fixed broadband infrastructure, including the 5G network.
Read: The Rise of Bitcoin and its Ambiguous FutureRain, a cryptocurrency trading platform licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain, serves crypto products and services in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Oman.
Read: Can Arms Bring Turkey and Saudi Arabia Together?However, the recent developments in the relations between Ankara and Cairo have brought about a possible partnership between the two countries, which could benefit both sides of the Mediterranean and lead to a possible normalization of bilateral relations in the near future.
Read: Can Arms Bring Turkey and Saudi Arabia Together?The second major area is Central Asia, dubbed as Russia’s “soft underbelly,” which entered the sphere of Turkish interests after the collapse of the USSR.