Wednesday, March 20, 2019

People & Culture

Manama Shapers

Interview with Sabeeka Al-Shamlan, Programme Analyst for the UNDP What does your role as a Program Analyst for the UNDP entail? In my capacity as a...

Saudi Arabia squashes talks with Qatar just hours after hopes for...

Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of "distorting facts," just after a report of a phone call between the leaders of...

Opinion: US pays highest price in Saudi-Qatar row

A diplomatic row erupted suddenly between Qatar and a bloc of countries: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt. The profound reason...

Trump hails Kuwait mediation on Qatar; Arab states react

At a White House news conference with Sheikh Sabah, Trump said he appreciated the emir’s thus-far unsuccessful bid to end the dispute between Qatar...

OPINION: Trump builds a friendship with Kuwait that helps America

Meeting with the Emir of Kuwait at the White House this past week, President Trump hit the right notes. He has forged a strong...

OPINION: Saudi Arabia slows down to speed up

Speculation has been building that the man spearheading reform, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, may crown his ascent quite literally by becoming king after his...

Trump’s Bid to End Saudi-Qatar Stalemate Ends in Recriminations

Since June, Saudi Arabia has led the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain in imposing a punishing trade and transport boycott against tiny, gas-rich...

Investing in Bahrain

Interview with Suha Karzoon, CFO of Mumtalakat. Suha Karzoon, CFO of Mumtalakat has made it to the Forbes List of 100 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen...

Indian TV show featuring a 10 year old boy marrying a...

 An Indian TV show has been pulled off air after outraged viewers claimed it glorified child marriage by showing a 10-year-old boy wed to...

The Qatari royal close to the Saudi leadership

Photos of a smiling Saudi king and a Qatari royal holding hands after securing Hajj for thousands of Qatari’s was a far cry from...
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