Emirates to resume flights to Newark

The resumption means the Dubai-based airline will soon have two flights to the New York City area as it continues to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Al-Monitor Staff | | Feb 25, 2021
al-monitor This picture shows an Emirates Boeing 777-31H aircraft taxying upon arrival at Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran, Iran, July 17, 2020. Photo by AFP via Getty Images.

CENTCOM chief warns Iran over strikes on Erbil, Saudi Arabia

Gen. Kenneth "'Frank" McKenzie warned Iran in the boldest statement yet from the Biden administration over the attacks.

Jared Szuba | Iran-US tensions | Feb 24, 2021

GCC states race for foreign investment

Despite the Saudi-led effort to bury the hatchet with Qatar, unified economic policies are coming up against by GCC countries’ needs to win foreign investment post-COVID.

Sebastian Castelier | | Feb 23, 2021

UAE, Qatar officials meet in Kuwait amid Gulf thaw

Kuwait hosted delegations from the two countries more than a month after Saudi Arabia and its allies agreed to end their blockade on Qatar.

Al-Monitor Staff | GCC Relations | Feb 22, 2021

Qatar Airways to introduce touchless entertainment technology

Qatar's flagship airline will allow passengers to access in-flight entertainment without touching the screen in March as a way to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | Feb 22, 2021