Saudi Arabia: Al-Amoudi released at last, his empire under pressure

Saudi-Ethiopian billionaire Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi has been released by Saudi authorities more than 14 months after first being detained along with scores of other senior political and business figures. As with others held in the November 2017 anti-corruption purge ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdelaziz Al-Saud (MBS), Al-Amoudi seems to have engineered his release in a settlement process involving the transfer of cash and assets. 7th February 2019, Issue 1,074. Read more

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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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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...

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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 –...

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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.

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