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Geopolitics / Middle East

Saudi Arabia’s New Foreign Policy Is Not Without Risk

Saudi Arabia’s New Foreign Policy Is Not Without Risk

Dec 29, 2017 at 14:11 | The Polish Institute of International Affairs

Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman is solidifying his position and changes to the foreign policy of Saudi Arabia. His main objective is the forceful consolidation of the Arab camp against…

Saudi Welfare Program To Ease Impact Of 80% Fuel Price Hike

Saudi Welfare Program To Ease Impact Of 80% Fuel Price Hike

Dec 22, 2017 at 12:02 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Saudi Arabia on Thursday made the first payment totaling US$533 million (2 billion riyals) as part of its new household allowance program that reaches 10.6 million beneficiaries, before it…

Houthi Missile Targeting Riyadh Palace Intercepted

Houthi Missile Targeting Riyadh Palace Intercepted

Dec 19, 2017 at 10:23 | ZeroHedge

For the third time in roughly seven weeks, Houthi rebels have fired a ballistic missile into Saudi Arabia, according to a spokesperson. The Volcano 2-H missile launched by the Yemeni…

Middle East Tensions Near Boiling Point

Middle East Tensions Near Boiling Point

Dec 06, 2017 at 16:48 | Cyril Widdershoven

The 38th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit resulted in a showdown between Qatar and its Saud-led alliance counterparts. Saudi King Salman decided to send a lower diplomatic delegation in his…

Saudi Sheikdown: Arrested Royals Offered A Deal - Your Money For Your Freedom

Saudi Sheikdown: Arrested Royals Offered A Deal - Your Money For Your Freedom

Nov 16, 2017 at 12:02 | ZeroHedge

As we noted shortly after the Crown Prince’s purge of potential rivals within Saudi Arabia’s sprawling ruling family, while the dozens of arrests were made under the pretext of an…

Kurdistan Ready To Hand Over Oil For 17% Of Iraqi Budget

Kurdistan Ready To Hand Over Oil For 17% Of Iraqi Budget

Nov 06, 2017 at 11:31 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is ready to hand over oil, airports, border points, and all revenues to Baghdad if Iraq’s federal government gives the Kurdish region its 17-percent share…

Kurdistan Proposes Immediate Ceasefire With Iraq

Kurdistan Proposes Immediate Ceasefire With Iraq

Oct 25, 2017 at 09:17 | Irina Slav

The Kurdistan Regional Government has proposed to Baghdad an immediate ceasefire after more than a week of fighting following a decision by Baghdad to retake control of disputed Kirkuk…

Iraq Seizes Kirkuk, Briefly Knocks 350,000 Bpd Offline

Iraq Seizes Kirkuk, Briefly Knocks 350,000 Bpd Offline

Oct 16, 2017 at 12:00 | Nick Cunningham

Oil prices spiked on Monday after Iraqi forces seized the oil fields around Kirkuk, which had largely been under Kurdish control since 2014. There were conflicting reports as of Monday,…

Trump Just Made Iran A Wildcard

Trump Just Made Iran A Wildcard

Oct 13, 2017 at 17:45 | Cyril Widdershoven

American President Donald Trump has officially decertified the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Iran deal, while hitting Iranian power players—especially the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)—with a new list…

Kurdistan Accuses Baghdad Of Planning Oil Field Seizure

Kurdistan Accuses Baghdad Of Planning Oil Field Seizure

Oct 13, 2017 at 09:31 | Irina Slav

Kurdistan authorities have accused the central Iraqi government of planning to seize oil fields in the autonomous region. Baghdad is amassing military power in two areas south of Kirkuk…

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