UAE support for African allies stretched from the Horn to Sahel

The surprise drawdown of UAE forces from Yemen is not heralding a wider scaling back of Abu Dhabi’s ambitions to project power and influence in its ‘near abroad’. Indeed, the shift in strategy in Yemen may be a sign Abu Dhabi is being forced to prioritise, given the UAE’s limited manpower and shifting fortunes for its allies. Among the most recent developments, GSN hears that the extent of UAE support for Libyan rebel Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar is now in question, following his Libyan National Army (LNA)’s failure to take Tripoli this summer. 1st August, Issue 1086. 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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