The separatist non-state actor operates under Emirati patronage and could find itself pressured into warming up to Israel.
The Trump administration made Israel’s occupation a reality, now Arab countries are seemingly coming round - but Palestinians are paying the price.
There is a good chance that another country will follow the UAE’s lead in the coming days, says Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner.
Trump’s incoherent foreign policy doctrine has some GCC states questioning US commitment to their regime security, while Biden could usher in a reset of US-Gulf relations.
Oman reportedly offered pardons to opposition figures in a bid to foster national unity – but one dissident has suggested otherwise.
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.
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.
The patients and the attendants will go through Covid-19 PCR test or samples will be taken for the PCR test for a fee, when entering Turkey from the airports or border gates.
Split into rival power centres, its medical infrastructure shattered by war and seen by the United Nations as the world's worst humanitarian crisis, Yemen is handicapped by its own destitution in its fight against the new coronavirus.
Primarily dependent on oil money, the Gulf economies are losing billions of dollars as the oil prices have hit the lowest points in history.
Yes, Covid-19 originates in China, but it’s globalisation that took the virus on a world tour.
The prospect of Covid-19 hitting Yemen is terrifying considering the already ongoing humanitarian catastrophes in the country.
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