The Sultanate is reeling from the double whammy of low oil prices and Covid-19. But with intra-GCC tensions high, a consensus on aid won’t come easily.
The UN needs $2.3bn to help avert ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in the Arabian peninsula nation beset by war between Houthi rebels and a Saudi-UAE led axis.
In June 2017, Saudi Arabia led its Gulf allies the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, along with Egypt, to cut all ties with Qatar, accusing it of backing radical movements and Iran – a charge denied by Doha.
US officials have finally broken into the iPhones of Mohammad Alshamrani who they say was working for Al Qaeda.
Using doctored and misleading videos, Saudi propagandists on Twitters have been creating a narrative of instability in the Gulf emirate, and Saudi media outlets are parroting the reports.
As Hajj pilgrimage is under risk of cancellation for this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, people ask: is it the first lockdown in history?
Visions of regime change in China and Iran due to Covid-19 represent a strain of Western callousness.
Saudi Arabia's prioritising of profit over principle has grown exponentially under Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.
Qasim al Raymi rose from an Al Qaeda trainer in Afghanistan to taking the group's leadership in Yemen.
The drastic realignment of international alliances leaves vulnerable Muslims with few powerful friends.
The US killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani serves as a reminder to the GCC that when push comes to shove, they are all in the same boat.
The late monarch’s shadow looms as Oman prepares to navigate the uncertainties of the post-Qaboos era.
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