A recent dispute at an OPEC+ meeting, has exposed the growing strains between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
There are several reasons for why the Houthis have no incentive to reach a peace agreement in Yemen.
As the Biden administration enters office, several assumptions about the Middle East will have to be abandoned.
The UAE has an opportunity to professionalize the military by building its strategic planning and force development capabilities and by committing to international principles of professional military conduct and greater transparency and accountability.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have signed an agreement to end a 3.5 year blockade of Qatar. While all sides have agreed to restore relations, it's unclear whether the issues at the heart of the dispute have been resolved.
For the Palestinian Authority, a policy of self-isolation is the worst option of all.
As the scope of the fighting in Ma’rib intensifies, the signs of an attritional conflict without end are strengthening.
The discovery of hydrocarbons in the Eastern Mediterranean has raised tensions in the region. Europe must act to to prevent an actual war from breaking out between Greece and Turkey.
In an interview, Marwan Muasher discusses the latest developments in the agreement between the UAE and Israel.
The loss of the Arab world’s commitment to an end of Israel’s occupation as a precondition for Middle East peace will spell the death knell for a negotiated political solution.