gulf security

China & the uncertain security situation in Gulf

China and the Gulf states are in the same boat as they grapple with uncertainty about regional security against the backdrop of doubts about...
Saudi royal family wealth

Saudi royal family’s wealth reached $1.4 trillion mark, amid luxurious lifestyle

According to the recent estimates, the total wealth of Saudi Arabia’s royal family has reached $1.4 trillion. This estimated wealth makes the Saudi royal...
Saudi Arabia reopens mosques

Saudi Arabia reopens mosques including Masjid-e-Nabavi

Muslims around the world breathe a sigh of relief as Saudi Arabia opens mosques within its borders, including the Masjid-e-Nabavi, one of Islam's two...
UN funding for yemen

Yemen crisis: UN relief agencies need $2.4 bn

UN relief agencies said Friday that they need $2.4 billion for the next seven months to sustain a humanitarian lifeline for 19 million people...
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Workers protest in Qatar over unpaid wages amid pandemic

Migrant workers staged a rare protest in Qatar over unpaid wages, the government said Saturday, at a time of economic fallout from the coronavirus...
New Muslim alliance

New Muslim alliance: Zakir Naik brings Pakistan, Malaysia, Turkey & Qatar closer

Thanks to Zakir Naik, Muslim world is witnessing emergence of new alliance
Turkish-UAE rivalry

Why UAE-Turkish Rivalry is a zero-sum game

The United Arab Emirates and Turkey are locked into a regional power struggle that has fuelled conflict in Libya and could spark renewed fighting...
Eid al-Fitr in Syria

Eid al-Fitr in Syria marked by coronavirus, economic turmoil

Eid al-Fitr in Syria is welcomed by citizens amid a rapidly escalating civil war, coronavirus threats and a rapidly deteriorating economy.Millions of Syrians, who...
Gulf states

Opinion: Why Israel can be the best ally of Middle Eastern states?

The Firefly, an Israeli-built loitering kamikaze drone, part of the Spike family of missiles that the Jewish state has sold to various European nations,...
Middle East arms race

US military aid cut carries risk of heightened arms race in Middle East, but...

The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw Patriot anti-missile defense batteries from Saudi Arabia is likely to fuel an already brewing arms race. The kingdom...
Eid al-Fitr

Saudi Arabia will impose a full lockdown during Eid al-Fitr holidays

Saudi Arabia will enforce a round-the-clock nationwide curfew during the five-day Eid al-Fitr holiday later this month to fight the coronavirus, the interior ministry...
Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways fearing collapse announces to resume flights

Qatar Airways on Wednesday said it will start expanding its network this month in anticipation of countries easing travel restrictions that have halted global...
Gulf security

Ensuring security of Gulf in post-pandemic world

The coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout may rewrite the Gulf security as well as the political and economic map of the...
Qatar's ruling family

Emir Qatar should quit: Mubarak Al-Thani, ruling family member, demands

Sheikh Mubarak Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar's ruling family member, has called on the Emir of Qatar to immediately quit power according to Saudi Gazette. Sheikh...
shipbuilding order

History’s largest shipbuilding order: from Qatar to a Chinese Company

Qatar awards history's largest shipbuilding order to a Chinese company, looking towards a stragegic relationship with China, but may upset Washington in the process.
Price War

Saudi Arabia’s MBS struggles as geopolitics gets out of hand

Oil Price War: Saudi US RiftCombatting the coronavirus and coping with the pandemic’s economic fallout may be Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s...
Iran ally of gulf nations

US Annoyed as Iran Becomes a Potential Ally of Gulf Nations

It is early days, but first indications are that the global pandemic is entrenching long-drawn Middle Eastern geopolitical, political, ethnic, and sectarian battle lines...
Iran

US-Iran tensions: Is Iran deliberately playing with fire?

The United States and Iran, acting on perceptions of one another that seem to be engraved in stone, are on a collision course that...
oil

OPEC observes oil market is under abrupt stress, supply will be disrupted

The OPEC oil cartel said Thursday that the world market for crude is undergoing an unprecedented jolt due to coronavirus mitigation measures that have...
fighter

Boeing launches most advanced F-15 fighter aircraft

The Defense Department awarded Boeing a $6.2 billion contract in 2017 to manufacture 36 F-15QA fighter jets for the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF),...
Saudi royal family

Coronavirus hunts hundreds of Saudi royal family members: claim reports

Nearly 150 members of the Saudi royal family are reported to be infected with coronavirus, claims the reports.A senior royal, Saudi Prince Faisal bin...
Output

Saudis brought Putin to his senses: OPEC will decide to cut output

Saudis have brought Putin to his senses; OPEC will cut its production
yemen

How the Saudi-led coalition forces devastated Yemen? 5 years of misery

Impoverished Yemen is mired in a devastating conflict between Iran-backed rebels and government forces that intensified after Saudi Arabia led a military intervention five...
coronavirus

Coronavirus removes concept of religious superiority

Civilizationalist leaders, who seek religious legitimacy, cater to a religious support base or initially discarded scientific advice for expedient political reasons. They may have...
oil

Russia agrees to end price war with Saudi as US mediates

Russia is ready to cooperate with Saudi Arabia and the United States to cut oil production, President Vladimir Putin said Friday. Putin said Russia was...
coronavirus

Coronavirus cases cross 1 million mark as epidemic becomes deadly

The number of officially reported coronavirus cases worldwide topped the one million mark on Thursday, signifying a sharp acceleration in the number of infections...
oil

Saudi boosts oil output to record level as price war intensifies

Saudi Arabia boosted crude oil supply to record levels Wednesday, with state giant Aramco offering 18.8 million barrels on a single day despite a...
saudi

Hajj 2020: Saudi Arabia may delay hajj plans over coronavirus epidemic

Saudi Arabia's hajj minister asked Muslims on Tuesday to temporarily defer preparations for the annual pilgrimage amid uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month,...
covid-19

COVID-19 Crisis is golden opportunity to unite Muslim World

Threat Perception: Between Lockdown or No Lockdown:Since World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global health emergency, 199 states around the globe including the...
Yemen

Saudi-led coalition forces struck back: Rebel-held capital under attack

The Saudi-led military coalition on Monday carried out multiple airstrikes on Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa in retaliation for missile strikes on Riyadh.Residents in Sanaa...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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