, France, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Australia and Japan and numerous states of the global South, including India, Turkey, the UAE, Qatar, and a few African states.
Recent military procurement deals such as the Turkish S-400 acquisition, the Pakistani JF-17 fighter aircraft production contract with China, Saudi-UAE procurements of F-35 aircraft, and THAAD air defense systems from the U.
he Erbil Conference that took place on September 24, 2021, and hosted more than 300 Iraqi delegates from all across Iraq, including tribal and religious leaders, called for the normalization of ties between Baghdad and Tel Aviv following the examples of Bahrain, Morocco, the UAE, and Sudan in 2020.
Read: From Cooperation to Conflict: The UAE’s Deepening Crisis with Somalia and DjiboutiIn the last decade, Turkey has achieved its substantial goals of capacity-buildings in Somalia while simultaneously closely considering regional politics and geopolitical sensibilities.
(23) The breadth and scope of Walia’s study covers not just first-world countries in their treatment of refugees and asylum seekers, but also bears upon ongoings in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States, the UAE, India, Brazil and the Philippines, among others.
Read: Islam in the UAE’s Foreign PolicySince 2003, Iraqi Shiite Islamists have ruled with the same secular tools and way of thinking.
After his election, he clearly stated that Iran wants to normalize its relations with Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
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.
Read: Will Biden Upend the Controversial US-UAE Arms Deal?The Israeli government under Benjamin Netanyahu was even NSO’s patron, whereby it promoted and pushed its spyware sales across the world.
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.
In addition to domestic dynamics shaping Oman’s regional relationships, the GCC as a whole is reconfiguring its alignments after the Al-Ula Accord ended the GCC crisis in January 2021 that divided Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE from Qatar, thereby creating greater freedom for these states to enter into agreements without considerations of the boycott of Qatar.
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
What is the picture of the south of Yemen? We have an even more complicated picture in the south, given that there are more actors than in the north, such as the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC).
In the Middle East, the central banks from Saudi Arabia and UAE are working together on a blockchain technology project called Project Aber.
While the international community did its best to portray a rift with the US under former President Donald Trump, the likelihood is that world leaders participated in a debacle that was revealed when the normalization agreements between the UAE and Israel were announced.