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Entertainment, sports and tourism industries can learn valuable lessons from how Saudi Arabia managed the annual pilgrimage during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The brutal conflict in Yemen continues to exact a devastating toll on children, with at least eight killed and a further 33 injured in attacks since the beginning of March. Across the country, over 11 million children are in need of humanitarian assistance and protection.
Think the Muslim world is united in opposing Islamophobia? Think twice.
Vaccines are on their way, but the pandemic is still a long way from being over. Other faiths have managed to give up their celebrations and pilgrimages. Surely we can put up with a low-key Christmas?
‘Beta testing’ of bold ideas is rare in foreign affairs, but the UAE and Bahrain have provided just such a test case for the Saudis in their own push to normalise relations with Israel.
The states of the Gulf Cooperation Council have exploited the underlying threats of the virus to bolster their own survival strategies.
To ensure its energy security and influence in the Gulf region, the United Kingdom will likely deepen its relations with GCC nations in a post-Brexit world.