Gulf Cooperation Council

The Gulf crisis that pits Saudi Arabia and the UAE against Qatar is set to escalate with Doha certain to ignore Monday’s
The Trump-friendly lawmaker’s move threatens planned sales to Saudi Arabia and shows bipartisan anger with the administration's Mideast mismanagement.
The stakes for 31-year-old Prince Mohammed and Saudi Arabia’s ruling Al Saud family are high.
By James M. Dorsey A list of 13 conditions for lifting the Saudi-UAE led embargo of Qatar handed to the Gulf state this week
It all started on May 23 when an alleged fake news report run by a Qatari news agency stated Qatar’s support for Iran and
Although Saudi Arabia hosts Islam’s two holiest sites, in Mecca and Medina, the Al-Saud ruling family enjoys little religious
Co-authored by Andrea Petrelli Fair Observer (@myfairobserver) originally published this article on May 22, 2017 Since Saudi
The Twitter data about Iran, considered in light of the skew toward older Saudis in the telephone survey, also hints at a
Israel's strengthened economic and security cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council bloc is closely related to the GCC's growing indifference to the situation in Palestine, and Saudi Arabia's single-minded desire to undercut Iranian influence in the Middle East.
It is encouraging, therefore, that several Arab governments are growing more open to a frank discussion of their security
Whatever else the deadly Fourth of July terrorist attack on Saudi Arabia's holy city of Medina indicates, it further complicated matters for Saudi rulers, President Obama, Congress and even ordinary Americans eager to confront terrorism.
America's relationship with Islam is fraught with tension. Donald Trump doesn't want to let any more Muslims into the U.S. He's not alone. But no one wins if Americans end up fighting an endless war with 1.6 billion people worldwide.
TEHRAN, Iran -- If Gulf countries want to solve the problems plaguing the Arab world, they should work with Iran, not against it.
Courting Qatar would also enable China to pressure these countries to solve the security issues in the region. Undeniably
For decades now, Yemen's people have suffered from bad governance, underdevelopment, and prolonged civil conflict. Despite enduring these multiple hardships, Yemenis have largely been ignored by the rest of the world.
There has been plenty of discussion about the impact of the persistent low oil price on economic performance, employment, and political stability. Less discussed has been its impact on foreign direct investment (FDI), particularly in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Israel's extended olive branch to the UAE occurs within a complicated geopolitical context, in which some traditional alliances are strained, several states are exploring new partnerships and various actors are seizing upon newly generated opportunities in the region.
Given the conflicting interests and lack of military experience on the part of the coalition's members, there is ample reason to conclude that this alliance lacks substance.