Saudi Arabia has failed to devise a long-term strategy in the region while decades of Iranian planning now bears fruit.
The sentiment that there is a 'united Islamic front' standing up for the welfare of Muslims needs to be retired - nothing could be further from the truth.
The latest heatwave demonstrates that climate change is a transnational threat that requires transcontinental cooperation.
The UK's marginally increased naval pressure on Iran is not likely to make waves in the Gulf, but it does serve as a good example of a shifting tide in global influence.
The invasion of Kuwait was a turning point for Iraq's fortunes, a price it's still paying for today.
One of the world's most important shipping routes, the strait was also witness to one of the world’s deadliest aviation disasters.
As tensions between Tehran and Washington ratchet up, the US is deploying troops to the Gulf kingdom for the first time in 16 years.
The city on the Euphrates River is about 85 kilometers south of the capital Baghdad and once was a main tourist attraction before Iraq suffered one war after another in the past four decades.
The Trump administration is dangerously out of touch with the Middle East, and it's beginning to show.
Oman's goodwill and relationships with the Muslim world and the West could prove vital, as they have historically, to ensuring that US-Iran tensions don't boil over.
Contrary to what the nuclear deal's critics say, it was a stabilising force in the region and the Middle East needs it.
Khalifa Haftar’s offensive towards Tripoli is part and parcel of a larger regional dynamic and conflict
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