In late March, the US-led coalition announced that it was relocating its most of its personnel and equipment out of Iraq.
The United States has withdrawn from military bases in Iraq. What does that mean for its confrontation with the Islamic Republic of Iran?
Wars and armed conflicts change the course of history and drive technological progress. This is particularly true when it comes to the development of UAVs and their combat use.
The COVID-19 outbreak and weak crude prices is pushing Iraq into a deep financial crisis as Baghdad grapples with political uncertainty, popular discontent, and a struggling economy.
Azerbaijan found itself sitting on a COVID-19 powder keg when the news surfaced in mid-February 2020 that neighbouring Iran had experienced one of the first cases outside China.
Last year, 2019, was the “Year of Tolerance” in the UAE. In the Emirates, the official narrative was, as one author in The National wrote, about “the country’s dedication to welcoming people of all backgrounds and beliefs.
Iraq witnesses massive protests as public outrage spills onto the streets over corruption, unemployment and poor public services.
On August 14, a major explosion occurred at a gas transportation pipeline in Iraq’s Basra. Although local sources have talked of some “technical cause,” the blast’s reason remains unclear.
As one of the driest and wealthiest countries in the world, Saudi Arabia has invested hundreds of millions of petrodollars in desalination to ensure the longevity of its water supply.
Recent clashes in Aden lay bare the untenable sociopolitical status quo in southern Yemen. Weeks of attacks and conspiracies reveal a strained Saudi-Emirati alliance and unaddressed southern Yemeni grievances.