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Iran’s Guard begins ground forces drill near Iraqi border

11 February, 2021

The report said the annual exercise, dubbed the “great prophet,” is ongoing in the southwest of the country and has aimed at readiness and assessment of forces.

Involving regional states in Iran talks will spell failure

10 February, 2021

Comment: It would be a mistake to allow long-standing and difficult issues of regional rivalries to interfere in future negotiations with Iran, writes Shireen T. Hunter.

Evolving notions of citizenship in UAE and the Gulf

10 February, 2021

Comment: UAE's plan to expand citizenship reflects a nation keen to shore up its assets while protecting access to this traditionally exclusive status, writes Courtney Freer.

Gulf Arab states launch new restrictions over virus fears

04 February, 2021

Travel has been prohibited and venues have been closed as Gulf nations attempt to contain the spreading virus.

Middle Eastern cities named among safest in the world

29 January, 2021

Arab Gulf states perform particularly well in the worldwide safety ranking.

The geopolitics of vaccine diplomacy in the Middle East

28 January, 2021

Analysis: The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the Middle East is being driven by diplomatic considerations, with China, Russia and the United States all competing for influence.

Oman bars expats from certain jobs amid economic downturn

24 January, 2021

Expatriates in Oman will be banned from certain jobs in an effort to create more employment opportunities for its citizens.

Oman heir joins youthful Gulf royals

21 January, 2021

Oman's Dhi Yazan bin Haitham was announced as the heir apparent, following Sultan Qaboos' death at the age of 79.

Trump's 'time ran out' for Mauritania, Indonesia normalisation deals

21 January, 2021

The two Muslim-majority nations were 'next in line' to normalise ties with Israel, two senior officials said this week.

Cool welcome for Biden in Gulf amid uncertainty

21 January, 2021

Gulf nations congratulated President Biden on his inauguration, but are waiting to see what steps he will take regarding Iran.

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