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Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Addresses General Assembly, 68th session, 2013

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, addresses the general debate of the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly… Continue reading

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The Muslim Brotherhood in the United Arab Emirates

Qatar became a Muslim Brotherhood stronghold in 1954, when a group of its activists found refuge there… Continue reading

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Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Addresses the General Debate of the 66th Session of the General Assembly

The UAE has played a vital role in international efforts aiming at protecting the people of Libya… Continue reading

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Western Self-Destructiveness: A Small Example Regarding the Arab Media

There are two major Arab satellite television networks… Continue reading

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Saudis give up on US, instigate direct Gulf action against Iran

After giving up on US and Israel ever confronting Iran, Saudi Arabia has gone out on a limb against the Obama administration… Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia, Gulf States: Iran Is Attacking Us; Obama Administration: Excuses, Excuses!

How sadly ironic. A few years ago, the two previous U.S. presidents were trying to get Gulf Arab states to do more to foster an… Continue reading

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Foreign Troops go into Bahrain

Saudi and United Arab Emirates troops crossed into Bahrain Monday, March 14 to support the king against escalating anti-throne demonstrations… Continue reading

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Taliban Wants to Open Formal Office in Turkey

Taliban leaders want to open a base in a neutral, third country such as an Arab Gulf state, Turkey or Japan before they embark on meaningful peace talks, according to senior figures in the movement… Continue reading

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WikiLeaks: Arabische Staten Minachten Iran

De uitgelekte documenten van het Amerikaanse Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken laten een litanie van klachten zien van de Saoedisch en kleinere Golfstaten, alsmede Egypte, Jordanië en anderen, over onderwerpen zoals de nucleaire ambities van Teheran, de Iraanse betrokkenheid in Irak en… Lees verder

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WikiLeaks: Golfstaten Fungeren Als Financieringsbron Voor Terrorisme

Counterterrorisme maatregelen van de Perzische Golfstaten tegen fondsenwerving door radicale Islamitische groeperingen als Al Qaida, Taliban en Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT] hebben onvoldoende resultaat gehad. Dit lezen we in de geheime Amerikaanse memo’s die… Lees verder

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Foreign Minister of UAE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Addresses the General Debate of the 65th Session of the General Assembly

The United Arab Emirates believes that achievement of peace in the Middle East and resolution of the Arab-Israeli conflict are central and vital to the
achievement of peace and security in the entire region. And this cannot be realized without ending the Israeli occupation of the Occupied Palestinian and other Arab Territories and its withdrawal to the line of 4 June 1967, including East Jerusalem, the Syrian Golan Heights and the remaining occupied territories in Southern Lebanon, in order to… Continue reading

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The Real Middle Eastern Cold War

This new Cold War represents the current ideological division in the Middle East between the “revolutionary bloc,” led chiefly by Iran, Syria, and more recently Turkey, and the “status-quo bloc,” led by Saudi Arabia and Egypt… Continue reading

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Opiniepeiling Onder Arabische Moslims Laat Schokkende Resultaten Zien

De resultaten van deze opiniepeiling geven aan dat er een grote kloof bestaat tussen het Midden-Oosten zoals het werkelijk is en het Midden-Oosten zoals veel Westerse politici en de Westerse media het ons… Continue reading

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Poll Shows the Shocking Reality of Arab Public Opinion

As long as there is a huge gap between the actual Middle East and the fantasy Middle East so dear to many Western academics, journalists, and diplomats, the region will remain… Continue reading

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The Survival of Traditional Regimes in the Persian Gulf

If you had told experts in the mid-1960s that a half-century later every king and emir then ruling in the Persian Gulf would still be there, most would have been astonished… Continue reading

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Tensions Escalate Once Again Between UAE And Iran

Political tensions between Iran and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reached new levels this week following a statement made last week by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE foreign minister, comparing the Iranian occupation of the three disputed islands… Continue reading