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The UAE announced the successful running of its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, calling it a 'historic milestone' for the Arab world

Analysis: Ports in the Horn of Africa risk becoming new flashpoints in Middle East rivalries.

Modi's anti-Muslim moves threaten unholy alliance between India-Arab allies

Shan. A. Zain

Modi's anti-Muslim moves threaten unholy alliance between India-Arab allies

India's Modi faces the challenging task of navigating an unfamiliar and tricky geo-political situation in order to keep intact the close partnership he has forged with some Gulf countries.

Will Somalia share Yemen's fate?

Imad K. Harb

Will Somalia share Yemen's fate?

Comment: The UAE will do what is needed to preserve its influence anywhere it has a footprint, despite the cost, writes Imad K. Harb.

UAE ignores Kashmir's plight to preserve India 'special relationship'

Austin Bodetti

UAE ignores Kashmir's plight to preserve India 'special relationship'

Just as India has ignored the UAE's persecution of dissidents, the UAE may decide to overlook Indian actions in Kashmir for the sake of ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

What's the UAE's game in the Horn of Africa?

Comment: Abu Dhabi is seeking greater control in the Horn of Africa under the guise of providing stability, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Charles W. Dunne

How the private sector supports Arab world authoritarians (I)

Comment: The international private sector has succoured authoritarian regimes and dictators for decades with a combination of arms, ...

Elisabeth Siegel

Trump's trade war sees Chinese gains in the Gulf

Comment: The UAE and China have found love in the middle of a trade war, writes Elisabeth Siegel.

Tom Charles

UAE can't replicate Manchester City's easy victories

Comment: Moving up the regional league table will be tough with rulers known for foul play, writes Tom Charles.

Behind the glossy veneer: Human rights abuses in UAE

Joe Odell

Behind the glossy veneer: Human rights abuses in UAE

Comment: When Khaled got his dream job in UAE, he wasn't expecting torture and arbitrary detention. UAE must be held to account over its human ...

Karim Traboulsi

Will Trump close America's skies to Arab Gulf carriers?

In-depth: Trump's ambitious plan to make American aviation great again may be bad news for Gulf-based carriers, which have expanded their ...

A double-edged operation for UAE in Gulf of Aden

Amal Nasser

A double-edged operation for UAE in Gulf of Aden

Comment: Under the guise of participating in the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen, UAE is actually looking after its broader ...

Blair's departure: More questions than answers

Said Arikat

Blair's departure: More questions than answers

Comment: The former British prime minister's tenure as a "peace envoy" achieved little, other than bolstering Israel's military occupation and ...

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