Saudi Arabia grapples with rising security threats on several fronts

Saudi Arabia’s more muscular approach to settling regional disputes, a feature of Riyadh’s projection of power during Crown Prince and defence minister Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdelaziz (MBS)’s rise to ascendency, has seen the kingdom and its allies become bogged down in conflict in Yemen, confronting Iran in a number of theatres – including Gulf waters, where a series of naval incidents has heightened the risk of a more violent confrontation – and embroiled in a standoff with Qatar that shows no sign of resolution. 03/08/2017 Issue 1,042 Read More

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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Bahrain could reopen old wounds with Qatar territorial dispute

A 4 November announcement by the state Bahrain News Agency (BNA) has thrown into doubt the kingdom’s continued acceptance...

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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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