Ahmed Mustafa's Articles

The accusation of anti-Semitism made to silence any criticism of Israel constitutes a dangerous reintroduction of religion into politics, writes Ahmed Mustafa

The long list of lies, historical distortions, and twisted facts bearing on the Palestinian issue makes it more necessary than ever for the media to be objective.

Israel insists that normalisation with Gulf and Arab countries is still in “a stable place”, despite news reports of recalled ambassadors and flight suspensions, reports Ahmed Mustafa

It is sometimes said that the first victim of war is truth, but the Western media’s coverage of the Israeli war on Gaza goes beyond bias to become simply propaganda, writes Ahmed Mustafa

A cancelled football match between Saudi Arabia and Iran could cloud the reconciliation process between the two countries, writes Ahmed Mustafa

Developed countries are backtracking on their commitments to reducing emissions.

The Houthi rebel delegation’s visit to Saudi Arabia this week can only be seen as a step on the way to reviving the peace process in Yemen.

Could there be a link between the earthquakes that struck Morocco, Syria, and Turkey and climate change, asks Ahmed Mustafa

The international community appears to have abandoned Yemen, where millions are on the verge of starvation.

With the opening of an embassy in Manama, the hosting of a Moroccan senior official, and the planned prime minister’s visit to the UAE, Israel is seeking to revive normalisation with Arab nations across the region.

Fuelling the rivalry between India and China aids the US strategy to put pressure on China and weakens the rising BRICS group as a potential competitor on the global stage.

Reports of an imminent Saudi-Israeli peace deal promoted by Washington are probably premature

Amid the current fanfare about the promises and threats of AI, it would be well to remember where the real issues lie.

While unlikely to change the course of the conflict, the Ukraine peace summit in Jeddah should bolster up Saudi Arabia’s global image, reports Ahmed Mustafa

Record temperatures have mounted pressure on the upcoming climate conference in the UAE for an effective answer to the greenhouse gas problem, Ahmed Mustafa reports

A new alliance with Central Asian countries opens up new economic and security horizons to the Gulf.

Gulf countries are receptive to Iranian overtures while there are conflicting reports of a an Iranian-American deal.

The recent coup attempt in Russia led by the Wagner group has drawn renewed attention to the dangers of allowing private militias, writes Ahmed Mustafa

Saudi Arabia has become popular with countries seeking to advance their political fortunes, from Tehran and Washington to Tel Aviv.

UAE diplomacy has spread from Israel to Iran to Turkey, as this week’s visit by the Emirati president to congratulate Erdogan shows, reports Ahmed Mustafa

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