By mediating conflicts and combining their assets in the Horn of Africa, Saudi Arabia and the UAE are slowly cementing an arc of political influence across the region.
In Northeast Africa today, Middle Eastern states vie for influence, and African governments accede—with conditions
The Cairo Review speaks to Rothna Begum about the status of female migrant domestic workers in the Gulf.
Recent tensions with the Philippines regarding mistreatment of domestic workers highlight Kuwait’s dependence on foreign labor for lower-paying jobs.
Former secretary general of the League of Arab States, Amre Moussa, offers eight recommendations for establishing a new regional order that would see Arab countries end instability and regain control of their futures.
The contradictions of U.S. foreign policy could lead to renewed tensions with Gulf leaders.
Though Qatar has been reforming its laws on migrant labor, little is being done to address the system’s underlying deficiencies.
A major business deal tests the aspirations of Gulf business leaders.
Relations between the U.S. and its traditional Gulf allies remain firm, despite new tensions.
The GCC states are now entering into the early stages of reconfigured citizen-state relations similar to what most other non-energy-rich Arab countries experienced from 1986 to 1995.