Search: Iran,Kuwait (5 materials)

2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... stronger messages to their leaderships. Kuwait In Kuwait, there is a new government, and new parliamentary elections will be held in 2020, paving the way for the country to have further democracy. Yet, the regional conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran would reflect on Kuwait as the Kuwaiti community is divided between both regional powers. Regarding the Sultanate of Oman, the country will continue to act as a bridge between Tehran and the GCC countries, the European countries and the US, working actively with Riyadh ...


Undestanding the Gulf States: The European Perspective

... tolerant and open country in the region. Kuwait is another example of quite close partnership with the EU and the new delegation to Kuwait is an indication of their relationship. The UAE too is allied to nearly all EU states. Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of supporting ... ... stopping and challenging radicalized militias. Also, over the past 6–7 years, Qatar has started to work very closely with Iran, while Saudi Arabia and Iran have hostile relationships. Iran is responsible for creating great levels of instability in ...


Russia – GCC Relations After the Signing of the JCPOA with Iran

Despite differences over Syria and the Iranian nuclear deal, contemporary GCC-Russian relations are arguably at an apex, both in terms of shared interests and mutual understanding Russian and GCC commentators are well-acquainted with the Western views regarding the GCC region. However, Russian ...


The Syrian Conflict: Russian and GCC Perspectives

... seriously damage relations. Many of the GCC states have taken on a much more assertive foreign policy as of late and will not allow Bashar or Iran to gain an advantageous position over them. In addition, the conflict and turmoil created by Bashar and Iran in Syria has effectively made IS what it is today: a terrorist group which has been behind attacks in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait so far, not to forget the carnage it has caused in Syria and Iraq. Russian actions, on top of the devastation caused by Bashar and his Iranian allies, further help the narrative of terrorist groups like IS, which increases their threat to all States ...


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