The United Nations has warned that hunger across the Arab world has increased by 91.1 percent over the past two decades.
In an effort to increase its post-Brexit geopolitical clout, London is strengthening its relations with states accused of gross human abuses.
Fjiri, which is performed at festivals throughout the country, is viewed as a means of expressing the connection between the Bahraini people and the sea.
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's visit comes as Iran and world powers have resumed negotiations on the frayed 2015 nuclear deal.
Oman has maintained its neutrality in the Saudi-Lebanon row, but will that position endanger its relationships in the future?
The rift comes days after a video circulated on social media in which Lebanon's information minister described the war in Yemen as aggression by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Across the oil-rich Gulf, except for Saudi Arabia and Qatar, other states have legislative bodies, which are elected by popular vote. Now Doha also wants to have its own Shura Council elected mostly by people.
Israeli top diplomat Yair Lapid landed in Bahrain's capital, Manama, for meetings with his Bahraini counterpart and to inaugurate Israel's embassy.
The Biden administration has not only continued Trump's policy in the Middle East, but is trying to expand it.
Data shows trading volumes between the UAE and Israel jumped from $51 million in the first seven months of 2020 to $614 million over the same period in 2021.
The Jewish community in Bahrain celebrated the first Bar Mitzvah in 16 years while the first Minyan ceremony was held for the first time since 1947.
Yair Lapid's visit will be the first by an Israeli minister since the signing of the so-called “Abraham Accords”, the Trump-brokered agreements between Israel and four Arab states: Morocco, UAE, Bahrain and Sudan.
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