The US alerted its embassies and military bases in Iraq, Bahrain, Pakistan, Lebanon, UAE, and Kuwait.
Here is how a Russian observer assesses the possible consequences for the situation in Libya of the possible entry of Turkish troops into the country: “After Turkey has opened up the opportunity for troops to enter Libya, the UAE, Egypt, and even Russia, who support the field marshal (Haftar), may be involved in the conflict, at least diplomatically.
Unlike other Gulf countries such as the UAE, Qatar, and Bahrain, the Omani government keeps the ratio of foreigners to its own population at a certain level in order to allow its citizens to benefit more from the already limited resources in the country.
The third watershed moment for the GCC came on June 5, 2017 when Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain, along with non-GCC member Egypt, severed diplomatic ties with Qatar.
Sisi was placed in power by regional and global actors led by the US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and the UAE with the aim of ending the revolutionary process in Egypt in 2011.
If the U.S. withdraws from Syria under a deal to let the Turks in, it could significantly mend US-Turkey relations;…
Riyadh’s silence in the face of July 15 failed coup attempt and rumors that their ally, United Arab Emirates (UAE) spent $3bn on the plot was a turning point in deteriorating relations between Turkey on the one hand and Saudi Arabia and the UAE on the other.
It is time for the international community to step forward, especially Saudi Arabia and the UAE, to help Sudan establish its democracy rather than arming and financing the anti-democratic clique.
Being the sole representative of the anti-Arab Spring camp in Libya, which is backed by the UAE-KSA-Egypt axis, Haftar adopted an anti-Turkey policy since he began his coup d’état attempt.
Military actors in Sudan have been receiving support from various regional countries, similar to Egypt, particularly from those in the Gulf region, such as Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
However, the real alarming development was the attacks on the important oil facilities and tankers in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, in a way that reminded of the threats made by Iranian officials on the lines of “If we cannot sell oil from the Gulf, nobody can.