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Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg

Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg is the GCC Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs & Negotiation, and a columnist for Arab News. The views expressed in this piece are personal and do not necessarily represent GCC views. Twitter: @abuhamad1

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How the UN can still save the Hodeidah deal




Yemeni Houthi rebel fighters are pictured in the port city of Hodeidah on Dec. 29, 2018. (AFP)

January 07, 2019

All-government approach needed to confront security challenges

Saudi Arabia last week announced a major Cabinet reshuffle affecting a number of important portfolios. One important change was the appointment of Dr. Musaed Al-Aiban, a senior Cabinet member, as national security adviser in addition to his current responsibilities.

January 02, 2019

US troop withdrawal from Syria counterproductive




US troops and Syrian Democratic Forces are seen during a patrol in Hasakah, Syria. (Reuters)

December 26, 2018