Chinese President Xi arrived at #UAE in an official visit. UAE and #China conduct some $50 billion in annual trade. During the visit, both sides will announce new agreements in energy, real estate, and trade.
Interesting piece looks at #Iran's new generation of hardliners and their position toward Iran's foreign policy, relationship with the West, and civil liberties inside Iran. Will they take a leading role in Iran's future?
#KSA and #Kuwait announced a new coordination council, three months after the #UAE and #KSA launched a similar body. What is the fate of the #GCC as bilateral relations among Arab Gulf states are improving while the organization’s role is fading as a result of internal disputes?
#Iraq turned to #KSA for help in its electricity crisis after #Iran suspended electricity transmission to southern Iraq. The crisis is partly responsible for the ongoing bloody protests in Basra province.
A delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency is visiting #KSA to assess the kingdom's atomic energy infrastructure. The Saudis are currently negotiating deals with ten countries to help build and buy nuclear infrastructure and technologies.
The US sent more than one delegation to New Delhi to push #India to end its deals with #Iran on the energy sector. But can the Iranians offer India a deal better than the #US to save their oil sales to New Delhi?