With the opening of a synagogue in Dubai and warmer relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel, some Arab states suddenly appear to be more open to friendship with Israel and Jews. Why?
Ottawa’s response to Jamal Khashoggi’s murder doubles down on “human rights” rhetoric while failing to take action. It’s a matter of the death of some in exchange for the livelihood of others.
Jamal Khashoggi’s murder will have ramifications for the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
The disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is worsening relations between US allies Turkey and Saudi Arabia. An expert on the region believes there may be a way out.
Muhammad bin Salman is set on transforming the oil-rich kingdom into a modern, economically diverse superpower. It won’t be easy.
Allowing women to drive could boost the Saudi economy: by bringing more women into the workorce and making men more productive.
When is an anti-corruption purge not an anti-corruption purge?
The latest arrests of princes, ministers and military officials in Saudi Arabia might be in the name of anti-corruption but it also serves to bolster the Saudi royal family’s power.
As a crackdown on Qatar goes off half-cocked, the world is worrying Saudi Arabia’s new order could be even more dangerous.