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Saudi Arabia: Riyadh’s power play pivots Beirut back into a political vacuum

Saad Hariri’s extended sojourn in Riyadh, widely believed to be at King Salman Bin Abelaziz’s pleasure – or rather...

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Iran: Greater security, more confidence in region

While US President Donald Trump’s administration and his supporters in Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Manama like to portray Iran as...

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Aramco IPO doubts cast further gloom over Saudi reform plans

In the run-up to the latest effort to establish Saudi Arabia’s credentials as a forward-looking hub for investment, clouds...

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Saudi Arabia: Driving reforms and resistance

The decision by King Salman Bin Abdelaziz to lift the ban on women drivers is a deeply symbolic development for the kingdom...

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Saudi Arabia: National transition in question

Away from the breathless tones of Saudi-boosters and investors looking to make a big killing around the Saudi Aramco listing...

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Yemen: Alliances shift, violence is constant

The Yemen conflict, and its complex blend of local and regional alliances, seems to be shifting into a new phase, which does...

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Qatar banks on mastery of soft power to keep Saudi tanks at bay

The impending E222m ($261m) transfer of Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior has set the club he has played...

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Iraqi Kurdistan: Doubts about referendum

The dispatch of a high-level Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) delegation to Tehran on 16 July was another sign of the...

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New plays on the Syrian chess board

Syrian rebel groups are keeping an anxious eye on the dispute pitting Qatar against its neighbours, as divisions threaten to...

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Opportunities beckon for Iraq after Daesh, politicians permitting

With Islamic State (IS or Daesh) continuing to lose ground in Mosul, the time will soon come when Iraqis can look beyond the...

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Bahrain's Economic Performance

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Gulf boundaries and hydrocarbons infrastructure

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The Gulf region: economy and society

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Iraqi Kurdistan hydrocarbons infrastructure map

Revised in January 2015, this map provides a detailed overview of hydrocarbons infrastructure in the Kurdistan area of Iraq.

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GSN View

Saudi Arabia: Riyadh’s power play pivots Beirut back into a political vacuum

Saad Hariri’s extended sojourn in Riyadh, widely believed to be at King Salman Bin Abelaziz’s pleasure – or rather...

read more

Iran: Greater security, more confidence in region

While US President Donald Trump’s administration and his supporters in Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Manama like to portray Iran as...

read more

Aramco IPO doubts cast further gloom over Saudi reform plans

In the run-up to the latest effort to establish Saudi Arabia’s credentials as a forward-looking hub for investment, clouds...

read more
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4-6 December

The World Islamic Banking Summit

ART Rotana Hotel, Amwaj Islands, Kingdom of Bahrain.

14-15 February

Saudi Renewable Energy Conference

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

6-8 March

Middle East Electricity

Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

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