Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 | Giorgio Cafiero, Contributor
Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has made trips to Saudi Arabia and the UAE to meet with Gulf leaders, but improving Iraq-GCC ties will be no easy task.
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 | Bruce Riedel, Columnist
If Canada cancels a lucrative arms deal with Saudi Arabia over the use of Canadian-sold arms against civilians, it could affect Riyadh's ability to purchase US and UK arms as well.
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 | Mohannad Obeid, Contributor
After his return from a tour that included Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt, Aidarous al-Zubaidi, the head of Yemen's South Transitional Council, talks to Al-Monitor about pressing local and regional issues.
Monday, Jul. 31, 2017 | Ahmad Melhem, Contributor
The Gaza Strip and Hamas are attracting attention from both sides as the Gulf crisis grows, but they might have to choose between longtime supporter Qatar on one side and the UAE, Egypt and Mohammed Dahlan on the other.
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 2017 | Giorgio Cafiero, Contributor
Kuwait's expulsion of Iranian diplomats over the Abdali terror cell case may affect domestic politics, business deals and Iranian relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Get Al-Monitor delivered to your Inbox