Algeria’s president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, last week dismissed Abdelmadjid Tebboune as prime minister, less than three months after his appointment.
August 20, 2017
The people of Iraqi Kurdistan will vote next month in a referendum on whether to remain part of Iraq, or choose the independent state that has been the dream of every Kurdish nationalist movement since the breakup of the Ottoman empire a century ago.
August 13, 2017
The decision by four Arab states — Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt — to cut ties with Qatar may have ramifications on India. For now, these will be mostly concentrated in the diplomatic sphere; however, pressure on New Delhi to pick sides is likely to grow as the Gulf crisis deepens.
July 29, 2017
Maybe for the first time in decades, Russia finds itself enjoying good relations with all the Gulf states, including Iran and Iraq. Moscow’s calls for a peaceful resolution of the Gulf crisis through dialogue clearly reflects this neutral position.
July 15, 2017
THE UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on June 7 released its annual flagship investment report entitled “World Investment Report 2017: Investment and the Digital Economy.”
June 09, 2017
Iran might be boasting the world’s fourth-largest proven oil reserves and the second-largest natural gas deposits but its energy sector, hampered by years of mismanagement, sanctions and lack of advanced technology, is in dire need of new international investments.
June 03, 2017
Four years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed his ambitious plan “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR), or the “Belt and Road Initiative,” which comprises the land-based Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
May 13, 2017
Over the past few years, tension has been mounting on the Korean Peninsula and has escalated since Donald Trump took over as the US president.
May 05, 2017