Dubai eyes $5 bn trade with Israel as Saudi prince highlights Palestinians woes

The Chairman of Dubai Ports (DP) World, the biggest port operator in the city, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has said that trade between the...

Indian Army Chief’s first visit to Saudi Arabia: How Important?

General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Indian Army Chief, will be India’s first army chief to visit Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) in what has...

How killing of top Iranian Nuclear Scientist will shape geopolitics of Persian Gulf?

On November 27, Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrezadeh was assassinated in an ambush near Tehran. He is one of the most important scientists to be assassinated...

Forget morality, recognizing Israel is against Pakistan’s national interest

Muhammad Bilal Lakhani ‘The foreign ministers of Israel and Pakistan met publicly for the first time on Thursday, a diplomatic breakthrough brokered by Turkey that...

Understanding Saudi Arabia: A country cloaked in secrecy

David Rundell brings to his book, Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads a granular analysis and insider’s understanding of the inner workings of...

Saudi Arabia denies Netanyahu’s visit, aviation data tells a different story

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan denied Israeli media reports on Monday that a meeting occurred between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

G20 summit: Saudi Arabia under pressure to address human rights issues

Saudi Arabia has taken multiple steps to polish its tarnished image in advance of this weekend’s hosting of the virtual summit of the G20...

Normalization with Israel ‘would get me killed by my own people’: Saudi Prince MBS

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman (MBS) says he’d fear for his life if he recognized Israel like UAE and Bahrain, according to American-Israeli...

The changing nature of Arab politics

Public opinion polling in the Arab world suggests that autocratic leaders like Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his UAE counterpart, Mohammed bin...

Saudi business leaders ask citizens to boycott everything Turkish

In the latest development, the head of Saudi Arabia’s Chambers of Commerce has called for a boycott of Turkish products amid reports from merchants...