Allegations that World Bank officials manipulated country rankings in its much-used ease of doing business index highlight a deeper problem with these types of rankings.
Human rights groups are calling on Australia to ban arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, following the lead of the Biden administration.
The Abraham Accords peace deal was supposed to herald a new era for the Middle East. Yet the fault-lines remain as deep as ever.
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Underlying issues which led to the three-year dispute have not been resolved.
Sports diplomacy has eased relationships between nations before – here’s how it could help Israel, Bahrain and the UAE as they enter into new peace accords.
Originally scheduled for March, the IPL 2020 kicks off in the UAE on September 19 with tight coronavirus restrictions.
‘Beta testing’ of bold ideas is rare in foreign affairs, but the UAE and Bahrain have provided just such a test case for the Saudis in their own push to normalise relations with Israel.
With France on manoeuvres and Germany struggling to play peacemaker, Turkish-Greek relations are close to 1974 lows.
In just a few years, the Hope mission has boosted UAE’s economy and science capacity.
A new nuclear plant called Barakah is nearing completion in the UAE. But it risks further stabilising the volatile Gulf region.
To ensure its energy security and influence in the Gulf region, the United Kingdom will likely deepen its relations with GCC nations in a post-Brexit world.
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?
The ongoing conflict between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours could be about to spill onto the football fields of northern England.
From May 2, any countries buying oil from Iran can expect US sanctions.
Cyber attacks need two components – the tools to exploit vulnerabilities and the people with the expertise to deploy them.
Durham University student Matthew Hedges has been jailed for life for ‘spying’ in UAE.
The Daily Mile started in a primary school in central Scotland six years ago. Now it has spread to 3,600 schools in 35 countries.