Months ago there were rumors in Iraq about increasing investment from Saudi Arabia.
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.”
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.
Whoever emerges from Israel’s elections will continue to foster relations with the Gulf.
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.
No real attempt has been made to protect tankers and cargo ships, making them vulnerable.
DIPLOMATIC AFFAIRS: A Gulf-Israel alliance against Iran seems to be on the way
“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.”
The MV 'Helios Ray,' a cargo vessel bound for Singapore, was hit with an explosion in the Gulf of Oman over the weekend.
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.