Ahmed Mustafa's Articles

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

Washington’s courting of New Delhi may be a message to Beijing

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

With the traditional regional power centres weakened, claimants to leadership of the Middle East must deal with the regional powers of Israel, Iran, and Turkey.

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.

A public feud between two leaders in exile of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) recently ended, but despite this there are divisions that still remain.

Saudi Arabia and the UAE continue to see eye-to-eye despite the absence of UAE President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan from last week’s Arab Summit in Jeddah.

Following recent developments with Iran, many in the Gulf are questioning US military presence in their countries

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