United Arab Emirates

To Counter Turkey Saudi Arabia Backs the YPG in Syria
To Counter Turkey, Saudi Arabia Backs the YPG in Syria

Of all the Arabian Peninsula monarchies, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has received the most blame in Turkey for its...

Friday, March 29, 2019

Pope s Visit to the UAE Won't Help Human Rights
Pope’s Visit to the UAE Won't Help Human Rights in the Region

The United Arab Emirates wanted to use the Pope’s visit to improve its global image, which has recently been damaged due...

Friday, February 8, 2019

Qatar s Football Victory Solidified its Moral Dominance Against Gulf
Qatar’s Football Victory Solidified its Moral Dominance Against Gulf Rivals

While Qatar’s football triumph means a huge disappointment for the UAE and Saudi Arabia on the pitch, it further...

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Some Arab countries attempting to fill the power vacuum after
Some Arab countries attempting to fill the power vacuum after US withdrawal from Syria

After the U.S. decision to withdraw troops from Syria, leaders from the Arab world have announced their intention to...

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Yemen s Deepening Crisis and the Role of the International
Yemen’s Deepening Crisis and the Role of the International Community

The international community must put pressure on particularly Saudi Arabia and Iran as well as their local proxies to come...

Friday, November 16, 2018

Trump s Middle East Strategic Alliance A Failed Project
Trump’s Middle East Strategic Alliance: A Failed Project?

The future of the Trump administration in U.S. politics, the process of political transformation in the region and the...

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Emirati claims for regional expansionism
Emirati claims for regional expansionism

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently emerged as a revisionist and expansionist state, not only in the Middle East...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The Future of Trump's Arab Coalition
The Future of Trump's Arab Coalition

Following the election of Donald Trump as President, the United States has adopted a new political strategy towards the...

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Overcoming the Political Crisis in Tunisia National Consensus and the
Overcoming the Political Crisis in Tunisia: National Consensus and the Role of the Ennahda Movement

It is of great importance that Ennahda and other Tunisian political groups show a unified front against foreign...

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Canal of Shame Gulf Crisis and Saudi Arabia s Salwa
Canal of Shame: Gulf Crisis and Saudi Arabia’s Salwa Canal Project

The canal project is an expression of the hostility from Saudi Arabia against Qatar. This is also observed from the...

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Ambitious policies of Saudi Arabia and the Emiratis
Ambitious policies of Saudi Arabia and the Emiratis

Without a strong political ideology and popular support, it is very difficult, if not impossible, for Saudi Arabia and the...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

What needs to be done in renewed Ankara-Riyadh relations
What needs to be done in renewed Ankara-Riyadh relations?

Turkey and Saudi Arabia have taken a great opportunity to revive their years-long partnership, and this time, the two...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Turkey and the UAE Economic Allies but Regional Competitors
Turkey and the UAE: Economic Allies but Regional Competitors?

While Saudi Arabia and the UAE form the so called “axis of the status quo" promoting authoritarian regimes, Qatar and...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Qatar calls Saudi Arabia to resolve Gulf crisis
Qatar calls Saudi Arabia to resolve Gulf crisis

Qatari Emir calls Saudi Crown Prince for the establishment of a dialogue to resolve the Gulf crisis

Saturday, September 9, 2017

UAE backs counter-revolutions Qatar's envoy to Turkey
UAE backs counter-revolutions: Qatar's envoy to Turkey

United Arab Emirates, three other Arab states cut ties with Qatar in June, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism

Monday, August 21, 2017

Are Gulf States on the Same Side as the US
Are Gulf States on the Same Side as the US in the Qatar Rift?

At this point, it seems these countries have underestimated American policy and priorities in the region, and the role...

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Did Trump's 'selling Security to Rich Countries' Policy cause Gulf
Did Trump's 'selling Security to Rich Countries' Policy cause Gulf Crisis?

The Qatar crisis has been at the center stage of global politics for the past two weeks. The crisis began with Saudi...

Friday, June 16, 2017

Turkey works toward Honorable Agreement in Qatar Deadlock
Turkey works toward Honorable Agreement in Qatar Deadlock

The blockade of Qatar by 11 countries led by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is not just about...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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