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Iraq’s prime minister gambles on Gulf support amid Iran’s influence

Months ago there were rumors in Iraq about increasing investment from Saudi Arabia.

The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) sails in the Indian Ocean near Indonesia, February

France’s aircraft carrier in Gulf after Israeli ship reportedly targeted

The French aircraft carrier "Charles de Gaulle" has arrived in Abu Dhabi as part of a deployment that France says is committed to “freedom of navigation.”

Dubai deputy ruler and UAE finance minister, Sheikh Hamdan, dies

Sheik Hamdan, 75, was the brother of the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum. He had been unwell for some months and had surgery abroad in October.

By REUTERS
24/03/2021
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meeting with the first UAE Ambassador to Israel, Muhammad Mahmoud

Israel Elections: The future of Israeli-Gulf relations after Netanyahu

Whoever emerges from Israel’s elections will continue to foster relations with the Gulf.

650 pounds of matzah are being shipped to Saudi Arabia, other Gulf states

The matzah is also being shipped to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait. The Jewish association will also be providing Passover resources to American troops in the region.

By BEN SALES/JTA
20/03/2021
An oil tanker loads gas in Assaluyeh seaport at the Persian Gulf

Can ships be defended from Iranian attacks in the Gulf?

No real attempt has been made to protect tankers and cargo ships, making them vulnerable.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds allies in his fight against Iran. In Abu Dhabi, Crown Prince

Will Israel, Saudi Arabia form the NATO of the Middle East?

DIPLOMATIC AFFAIRS: A Gulf-Israel alliance against Iran seems to be on the way

Gantz expresses intent to promote ‘security arrangement’ with Gulf allies

“We will continue to confront any threat, along with our new and veteran partners, chiefly the US, so that Iran will not be able to develop nuclear capacity.”

By UDI SHAHAM , REUTERS
02/03/2021
Military personnel place a flag on a submarine during the Velayat-90 war games by the Iranian navy i

Iran responds to attack on Israeli ship: We monitor Israel's behavior in region

The MV 'Helios Ray,' a cargo vessel bound for Singapore, was hit with an explosion in the Gulf of Oman over the weekend.

Was the attack on the Israeli cargo ship successful?

Some link this incident to the unsuccessful attempts by Iran and its proxies to avenge the death of senior Iranian figures, such as top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

01/03/2021
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