Nonetheless, the growing presence of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in the region, the emergence of Lebanese Hezbollah in the early 1980s with Iran’s full backing, and the unwillingness of some Arab regimes including, but not limited to, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, for a rapprochement with a “revolution-exporting Iran” undermined the prospects for normalization throughout the 1990s.
hroughout February, the Saudi Arabian-owned and UAE-based Al Arabiya channel aired two interviews with Raghad Saddam Hussein.
Seventy-six Saudi nationals have thus been subjected to a visa ban, as members of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's (MBS) security detail, known as the Rapid Intervention Force, were added to the sanctions list.
”The Libyan situation has seen the involvement of different actors such as the EU, Turkey, France, Egypt, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia.
Salafism The NCTV draft report argues that the Islamic movement of Salafism originated in Saudi Arabia and has now a huge base of supporters in Turkey.
It is no secret that the leaders political leaders in France, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates are working to invent French Islam.
Read: How Will Antony Blinken Handle US Foreign Policy on Syria, Turkey and Yemen?The Obama administration used the 9/11 attacks as leverage against the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, particularly Saudi Arabia, which disturbed bilateral affairs as Saudi assets were jeopardized with 28 ongoing lawsuits.
His moves regarding Israel and Saudi Arabia, breaking various arms control treaties, making the Space Force a full military "service", got the US establishment things it clearly wanted but decorum wouldn't allow.
heikh Yamani, Saudi Arabia’s former oil minister (1962-86) once quipped that that the Age of Oil, like the Age of Stone, would come to an end long before the world ran out of oil.
Read: How Turkey and Saudi Arabia Compete in the BalkansThe importance of this potential development for Kosovo cannot be overstated as a (quasi) single-party government can bring forth a long-awaited political stability that is indispensable for domestic institutional building, advancing reciprocity in negotiations with Serbia, and last but not least, implementing a more coherent and uniform plan in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Third, in the current tension, the military, political and economic roles of emerging actors such as China, Turkey, UAE, and Saudi Arabia are increasing in the Horn of Africa and Northeast Africa regions as never before.
Kais Saied also knows that although Democrats have regained power in Washington, governments such as France, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE will stand by him firmly if he makes such a move.
n the wake of the Arab Awakening in 2011, ties between Turkey and the Gulf duo, namely Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), began to deteriorate.
Moreover, the designation is believed to have come at the worst possible time as optimism was increasing prior to the announcement that Saudi Arabia and the Houthis were seriously considering negotiations.
” Given that Article 70 of the Kuwaiti constitution stipulates treaties must be approved by a law to be enforced, when Kuwait and Saudi Arabia reached an agreement on December 24, 2019 over the Neutral Zone, a 5,770-square meter oil production zone shared by both countries, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was not deemed final without the approval of the parliament.
Described as the largest concentration of phone hacks targeting a single organization, this NSO spyware operation was conducted on behalf of the governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
By March, Saudi Arabia formed a military coalition, including the United Arab Emirates, to oust the rebels, restore the government and to bring stability to the region.