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Israel in the Region

Saudi Arabia Should ‘Come Out of the Closet’ and Help Fight Iran in Syria, Israel Says

"Who supported Trump's decision to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Iran? Israel, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states," Lieberman said, according to Israeli outlet Ynet News. "So ...



Saudi Arabia Entertainment Industry Reps Talk Production Incentives, Women’s Rights

Saudi Arabia will offer generous tax incentives as it looks to lure Hollywood studios to the desert kingdom and bolster its local film and television ...


Vision 2030

Opinion: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince steps up to his young country’s desire for reform

The 10th Arab Youth Survey finally provides reliable, quantitative data on the attitudes of Arab and Saudi youth regarding the personality and policies of Saudi ...


Saudi Foreign Policy

Saudi Arabia will seek to develop its own nuclear weapons if Iran does: Foreign Minister

He emphasised the need for a new, comprehensive, agreement that includes Iran's "violations of the UN resolution in regards to ballistic missiles" as well as ...


Saudi Nuclear Energy

Perspective: Washington’s Plan for a Nuclear Agreement with Saudi Arabia May Be in Jeopardy

An outstanding issue in the talks is whether the Saudis will agree to forego uranium enrichment and spent fuel reprocessing, two dual-use technologies that can ...


Haifaa Al-Mansour

Haifaa Al-Mansour’s ‘Perfect Candidate’ Becomes First Film to Get Saudi Council Funding

UTA Independent Film Group has secured financing from the Saudi Film Council for client and Saudi Arabian director Haifaa Al-Mansour for her next movie, The ...


Saudi Banks

Saudi banks plan U.S. dollar bonds despite ample liquidity: sources

At least three commercial banks in Saudi Arabia are preparing U.S. dollar debt issues, banking sources said, in what would be the first hard-currency debt ...



Saudi Arabia’s New Taliban Strategy

In recent months, Saudi Arabia has assisted U.S. efforts to isolate the Taliban by employing diplomatic pressure against the Taliban’s leading international supporters; and collaborated ...


Hissa Hilal

The Poetess review – Saudi poet’s reality TV breakthrough … and backlash

In 2010, Hilal made headlines as the first female finalist on Million’s Poet, a wildly popular reality TV contest now watched by 75 million people ...


McDermott International

McDermott International closing CB&I deal on Thursday, Saudi Arabia is key

Offshore engineering firm McDermott International Inc (MDR.N) will close its acquisition of Chicago Bridge and Iron Co NV CBI.N on Thursday, creating an integrated onshore ...



Transport minister confirms Bahrain-Saudi bridge project to cost $4 bln

In an interview with Al Arabiya on the sidelines of the Gulf Gateway investors conference, Bahrain’s Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed ...


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Iran Nuclear Agreement

‘Defective at its core’: How Trump opted to scrap Iran deal

Dragged kicking and screaming into five months of negotiations, America’s closest allies in Europe had finally agreed in principle to the toughest of Trump’s demands. ...


Iran Nuclear Agreement

France urges Europe to act on ‘unacceptable’ US Iran sanctions

France's economy minister Bruno Le Maire urged European nations Friday to defend themselves against US sanctions targeting foreign companies that trade with Iran, as the ...



Actually, hardball is the only thing that moves Iran

But if history is any guide, the Iranian regime won’t push too far if its leaders believe Trump’s threats are credible. This may seem counterintuitive. After ...



Iraq’s Looming Election Has ISIS Spooked

Sunni participation in the election represents an existential threat for ISIS. It could reintegrate Sunnis into a political process they’ve felt marginalized from. ...


U.S. Middle East Policy

Iran’s Khamenei revealed letter that Trump had sent to Arab allies

The day after Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran, Khamenei sent a tweet that claimed Trump had written a ...


Israel in the Region

Commentary: Bahrain and Israel: Quo Vadis?

What is less known, however, is that over the past decade Bahrain has consistently called for a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace. ...


UAE Military

UAE extends military reach in Yemen and Somalia

Military transport planes from the United Arab Emirates landed on the sleepy Yemeni island of Socotra last week, unloading tanks and troops as part of ...



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By 2050, the proportion of the world population living in cities is expected to rise to somewhere approaching 75%, up from just over half today. ...


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