In the event of the US lifting sanctions, one of Iran’s most difficult challenges will be to bring its data policy and banking regulations up to international standards.
With President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration approaching, there is much discussion on the fate of JCPOA not only in Washington and Tehran, but also in regions worldwide.
Joe Biden’s win in the 2020 US presidential election came at a time the Middle East is much more fractured than ever.
The United Arab Emirates and Israel formalized full-fledged diplomatic relations on August 13, marking a watershed in Gulf-Israel relations.
It might come as a surprise that the Gulf states have more than a passing interest in events in Belarus.
Historically, while referring to Turkey’s geopolitical importance, the metaphor of the bridge explains its position between East and West.
In late June, the UAE asked Somalia to enter the conflict in Yemen in return for financial incentives and the reopening of a medical facility.
The detonation of what appears to be 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate in Beirut’s harbor on August 4, proves that shoddy management practices brought about by poor Lebanese governance, especially in the port’s management itself, can be deadly.
It is important to question how the proposed Israeli annexation of 30 percent to 40 percent of the West Bank could impact Tel Aviv’s relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council states.
For many years, there has been an intense debate over whether or not Lebanon’s Hezbollah group should be disarmed.