GSN View

US, Gulf leaders divided over terrorist designation for Brotherhood

Reports from the United States, based on leaks from numerous government sources, suggest the Trump administration is...

read more

Bahrain: Bleak outlook for the opposition

It is six years since Bahrainis followed the lead of North African protestors who had launched the 2011 ‘Arab Spring’...

read more

Speculation mounts over Omani finances, succession and Saudi relations

The Ministry of Finance in Muscat has been forced to deny a report by the Reuters news wire that the sultanate has held talks...

read more

Trump’s domestic priorities may weigh heavy on Gulf economies

While governments around the Gulf struggle to come to terms with what the looming Donald Trump presidency might mean for them...

read more

Court cases expose Western allies’ differences over Iran sanctions

The result of the United States’ presidential election has put in doubt the future of the July 2015 Joint Comprehensive...

read more

Obituary: Emir Sheikh Khalifa Bin Hamad Al-Thani, 1932-2016

The former emir of Qatar, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Hamad Al-Thani, died on 23 October at the age of 84. He ruled Qatar from 1972...

read more

Big business helps Iranian clerics, IRGC to dig in for the long term

An election victory next May seems to be Presidential Hassan Rouhani’s to lose, but the big winners on the Iranian business...

read more

Gulf leaders’ ‘go it alone’ approach’ spells trouble for the region

The political situation around the Middle East may be as bad as any time in recent memory, but there is the potential for...

read more

Stability critical, but Bahrain’s crackdown threatens new instability

The Bahrain government appears unwavering in its determination to crush what is left of the country’s peaceful opposition...

read more

UAE withdraws troops, leaves Saudi Arabia to run Yemen conflict

Two days after the UAE Armed Forces suffered two separate fatal aircraft crashes, minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar...

read more

Bahrain's Economic Performance

read more

Gulf boundaries and hydrocarbons infrastructure

read more

The Gulf region: economy and society

read more

Iraqi Kurdistan hydrocarbons infrastructure map

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

read more
Register now Buy credit to view GSN articles Search the GSN archive Sign up for GSN News Alerts Request a GSN free trial

GSN View

Saudi interest in Syria shifts towards the Kurdish east

Omani state minister for foreign affairs Yusuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah’s 7 July visit to Damascus was the most high-level...

read more

Bahrain ‘workshop’ consolidates Trump ties, alienates Arab Street

Bahrain basked in a return to international prominence, as Manama hosted the 25-26 June Peace to Prosperity conference –...

read more

UAE: MBZ’s emerging legacy: a nation-state forged from conflict

The creation of a “national military ethos” in the UAE, involving Ras Al-Khaimah (RAK) and other northern emirates, has been increasingly observed since GSN began analysing in 2015 the pattern of military deaths in Yemen and growth of nationalist symbolism around ‘martyrs’ of the Yemen conflict. It is a process that continues to gather momentum.

read more
SEE ALL POSTS

Events

30 September-3 October

Global Health Safety and Environment Conference

Kingdom of Bahrain

14-16 October

Middle East Process Engineering Conference & Exhibition (MEPEC)

Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre

14-16 October

World Petroleum Council (WPC) Downstream Conference

Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre

14-16 October

Leadership Excellence for Women Awards & Symposium

Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre

19-21 November

Middle East Electricity Saudi

Riyadh International Convention Center, Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

9-10 December

Oman Sustainable Energy and Technology Summit

Crowne Plaza Hotel Muscat

10-12 December

Middle East Artificial Lift Forum (MEALF)

Muscat, Oman

SEE ALL EVENTS
Web Design by FDC