Gulf

Kuwait's new emir names Sheikh Meshal as new crown prince

Earlier two members of Kuwait's ruling family posted messages on Twitter pledging allegiance to Sheikh Meshal as crown prince.

By REUTERS
07/10/2020
PR firm to format specialty division following UAE, Israel normalization

Steinreich noted that many of their clients in each country are looking to expand their businesses to the other country following the historic agreement.

Palestinians: Gulf states working to foil anti-normalization resolution

The Palestinian Authority has accused the UAE of violating the terms of the Arab Peace Initiative by agreeing to normalize its relations with Israel in exchange for nothing.

Israel may be drawn into more Gulf media innuendoes with UAE deal

Israel may now find that media in the Gulf, which not only thrives on rumors but seeks to cater to local regimes, will highlight sensitive issues relating to Israel as a way to embarrass rivals.

Abu Dhabi skyline from marine
Following UAE-Israel deal, new ulpan launched to teach Hebrew in the Gulf

Interest in the Hebrew language is growing in the Gulf, as warmer ties between the UAE and Israel show potential for lucrative investments and tourism growth.

20/08/2020
UAE deal boosts Gulf clout – analysis

The UAE has attempted to increase its stature as a result of this deal, portraying itself as helping to halt annexation plans by Israel.

Trilateral naval exercise with Iran, Russia and China in Gulf of Oman and Indian Ocean, Dec. 2019
Iran holds annual Gulf drill amid rising tensions with US

The US military said the drill had caused two bases with American troops in the region to go on heightened alert.

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
An SH-60 Sea Hawk flies over the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer during a vertical reple
How a US Navy base in the Gulf tackles coronavirus

"It is necessary for everyone to assume that they are infected at all times," said base commanding officer Captain Greg Smith, citing learning about asymptomatic carriers of the virus.

By REUTERS
27/07/2020
Natanz nuclear site explosion looking worse for Iran amid internal crisis

For Iran this embarrassment is compounded by an increasing crescendo of articles that not only highlight the destruction at the site but also point fingers at who did it.

Iran brags that new ‘missile cities’ are nightmare for enemies

We have ‘underground cities which house vessels and missiles’ – Brig.-Gen. Alireza Tangsiri.

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