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Saudis seek renewed relations with US under Trump
Monday, May. 1, 2017 | Fahd al-Otaibi, Contributor
The Saudis want US President Donald Trump to reconsider policies made during the Obama administration, especially regarding Iran, which they say has not changed its conduct since the nuclear deal.
Is freedom of expression on the rise in Saudi Arabia?
Sunday, Apr. 9, 2017 | Fahd al-Otaibi, Contributor
The decision to list 5% of Saudi Aramco’s shares has raised wide criticism from the Saudi public and sheds light on the issue of freedom of expression and disapproval in Saudi Arabia.
Has Hamas completely forgotten Saudi Arabia?
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 | Fahd al-Otaibi, Contributor
The appointment of Yahya Sinwar as Hamas’ head in the Gaza Strip undermines the rapprochement between the movement and Saudi Arabia, while drawing Iran closer to the Palestinian resistance.
Is a bromance brewing between Sudan, the Saudis?
Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 | Fahd al-Otaibi, Contributor
Egypt gets the cold shoulder while Saudi Arabia helps get some US sanctions lifted from Sudan, and Khartoum remains committed to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen.
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