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World - Region
7/17/2023 3:15:55 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan travels to Saudi Arabia on Monday in a three-stop tour of Persian Gulf states to seek trade and investment opportunities for Turkey’s floundering economy.

World - Region
7/15/2023 11:03:00 AM
The US is beefing up its use of fighter jets around the strategic Strait of Hormuz to protect ships from Iranian seizures, a senior defence official said on Friday.

World - Region
7/12/2023 10:09:12 PM
The finance minister of Kuwait, one of the world's biggest oil producers, has resigned only three months after his appointment by the prime minister, state media said on Wednesday.

World - Region
7/12/2023 2:01:29 PM
Iran on Wednesday summoned the Russian ambassador in Tehran to protest a recent statement by Gulf countries and Moscow on three islands controlled by Iran but claimed by the United Arab Emirates.

World - Region
7/9/2023 11:15:46 PM
US President Joe Biden believes Israel and Saudi Arabia are a long way from a normalization agreement similar to what has been accomplished with other Gulf countries.

World - Region
7/5/2023 9:56:59 PM
The US military said Wednesday it had blocked two attempts by the Iranian navy to seize commercial tankers in international waters off Oman, including one case in which the Iranians fired on the tanker.

World - Region
7/5/2023 10:38:42 AM
Saudi Arabia has said it enjoys "full rights" along with Kuwait to a disputed gas field in the resource-rich Gulf, pushing back against claims by Iran, state media reported late Tuesday.

World - Region
7/3/2023 7:40:33 PM
Kuwait reinvited Iran on Monday to talks on their sea borders after Tehran said it was ready to start drilling in a disputed gas field in the resource-rich Gulf.

Business - Markets & Companies
6/24/2023 3:58:38 PM
Saudi Aramco and France's TotalEnergies on Saturday signed contracts to start building an $11-billion petrochemicals facility in the Gulf kingdom, the two companies said.

World - Region
6/22/2023 2:28:20 PM
Iran's foreign minister on Thursday concluded a three-day tour of Gulf Arab neighbors with a visit to the United Arab Emirates where he held talks with the country's president.

World - Region
6/21/2023 7:50:39 PM
Iran's top diplomat arrived in Kuwait Wednesday, the third leg of a Gulf tour that saw him hold "constructive" talks with his Omani counterpart in Muscat earlier in the day.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
6/21/2023 11:56:00 AM
Three interdependent variables and scenarios can help us think about the future of the countries of the Arabian Peninsula.

Business - Energy
6/20/2023 1:59:09 PM
Qatar has agreed to supply the China National Petroleum Corporation with natural gas for 27 years, the Gulf country's energy minister said on Tuesday.

World - Region
6/19/2023 12:08:16 PM
The United Arab Emirates and Qatar announced on Monday the reopening of their respective diplomatic missions, six years after the Gulf rivals severed ties during a regional blockade that sent tensions soaring.

World - Region
6/13/2023 10:17:48 AM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas began a visit to China on Tuesday that comes as Beijing is seeking a larger role in Middle East politics.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/10/2023 9:07:00 AM
Iran is testing the water of the region’s security architecture with a proposed new naval alliance with the Gulf states.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/10/2023 9:05:00 AM
The UAE withdrew from US-led maritime forces patrolling the Gulf, with media reports indicating it will join a similar mission alongside Iran, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.

World - Region
6/8/2023 12:07:13 PM
The United States remains committed to its Gulf Arab partners, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Gulf diplomats in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, at a time of rapidly shifting regional alliances.

World - Region
6/7/2023 1:37:35 PM
Opposition lawmakers won a majority in Kuwait's parliament but with a notable lack of gender diversity, with only one woman elected out of the 50 seats, results showed on Wednesday, after the Gulf state's seventh general election in just over a decade.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/6/2023 11:30:05 PM
Iraq’s return to the regional stage is being challenged by its political and economic vulnerability and the competing interests of rival powers, writes Salah Nasrawi

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