The interventionist foreign policy of the Gulf states is increasingly at odds with their economic security.
Syria and IS may have dominated the news this year, but the Middle East has plenty of other problems on its hands.
When is a coalition not a coalition? When you don't tell the founding members they're in it.
We can live comfortably and sustainably in hot places – but we'll have to ditch the glassy skyscrapers.
Temperatures are set to rocket throughout the 21st century, but design lessons from history could help the gulf states stay cool.
By refusing to take in Syrian refugees, the Gulf States' governments prove they don't care much about the humanitarian crisis on their doorstep.