Articles from FEBRUARY2017

MOROCCO: rejoins the African Union

King Mohammed of Morocco

The African Union has, at last, agreed to readmit Morocco 33 years after it quit the bloc, following a difficult debate over the status of Western Sahara. Continue reading

Category: News and Views

TURKEY: ISIL raids see hundreds detained


Turkish police have detained hundreds of suspected ISIL members in nationwide raids, according to state media, in the biggest roundup to target the armed group in Turkey. Continue reading

Category: Current Affairs

GCC: concerted drive to beef up regional security


Saudi Arabia, forced out of decades of self-imposed insularity by the political convulsions of the Middle East, is finalising an agree­ment with the strategic Horn of Africa state of Djibouti to establish a military base to bolster the king­dom’s security … Continue reading

Category: Interviews

Arab League faces cash flow crisis


Arab League cash crisis. The Middle East magazine & the Arab League Continue reading

Category: News and Views

Kuwait Opera House blaze

Firefighters tackle the blaze at Kuwait's new Opera House

  Just three months after opening, Kuwait’s new opera house has been devastated by fire. The futuristic $770 million venue, which formed part of the  the waterfront Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre, was set to host the famous Andrew Lloyd … Continue reading

Category: Travelog

UAE: Ferrari World breaks new barriers


The third new ride within 12 months puts guests through an endurance challenge, as they attempt to becomeFerrari Test Drivers In its ongoing attempt to offer tourists something they could never expect to get anywhere else in the world, Ferrari … Continue reading

Category: Interviews