The United Arab Emirates becomes the third Arab state to formally recognize Israel after Egypt and Jordan.
The Emirati-Israeli peace agreement will help refocus Palestinian objectives on securing equal rights.
Israel’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank may have been temporarily suspended, but anyone who believes the world is any closer to a negotiation, let alone an agreement to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is mistaken.
In an interview, Soli Özel explains the multifaceted nature of Turkey’s ambitions in the Middle East and North Africa.
The United Arab Emirates plans a space mission to Mars this week, bolstering the country’s regional power status.
In the wake of recent battlefield developments in Libya, regional and global powers are maneuvering for influence and supremacy, with far-reaching implications for Libyan sovereignty, stability, and cohesion.
Dubai is just one of many enablers of global corruption, crime, and illicit financial flows, but addressing the emirate’s role presents anticorruption practitioners, law enforcement agencies, and policymakers with particularly complex challenges.
In an interview, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen explains what is behind the United Arab Emirates’ widening regional activism.
Having lost the cushion of Gulf support, many Arab states are looking for external financing from international financial institutions and other donors such as China (particularly in North Africa) and the United States.
In Syria, Russia and the United Arab Emirates are collaborating and competing at the same time.