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The legacy of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah
King Abdullah leaves the kingdom in a region changing quickly – more intricately linked than ever by technology and the speed of news, but in other ways as divided as ever in its modern history, writes Elizabeth Dickinson.
January 23, 2015
After police killings, Bahrain vows to continue fighting terrorism
Twenty-five people were arrested following the worst attack on security forces since a Shiite-led uprising was suppressed in 2011.
March 4, 2014
2013 in review: Events since the Arab Spring shift regional order
Former power brokers Cairo, Damascus and Baghdad have been sidelined as they focus on their internal affairs. Amid the chaos, Saudi Arabia has stepped forward and exercised its strength, even if it meant contradicting its strongest Western ally, the United States. Elizabeth Dickinson reports
December 29, 2013
Saudi citizens say they can’t find work, despite expat exodus
Government’s carrot-and-stick approach to reduce unemployment among Saudis appears thwarted by mismatch between Saudi candidates and the available jobs. Elizabeth Dickinson reports
December 15, 2013
Focus turns to domestic policy under Qatar’s new emir
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani looks to build up bureaucracy and infrastructure after two years of high-profile overseas engagement under his father. Elizabeth Dickinson reports
December 14, 2013
Arabian Gulf nations cautious about re-engaging with Iran
Tehran uses interim nuclear deal to build bridges with Arabian Gulf neighbours.
December 3, 2013
UAE welcomes Iran nuclear pact, hopes for comprehensive accord
UAE and Bahrain welcome agreement, while Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states weigh their official responses. Elizabeth Dickinson reports
November 24, 2013
Kuwaitis forced to wait for housing
Every married Kuwaiti couple is entitled to a house or apartment, or land and a loan to build or buy one. But there is a backlog of 106,747 housing applicants. Elizabeth Dickinson reports
November 19, 2013
Kerry dismisses talk of US rift with Saudi Arabia
US secretary of state meets King Abdullah in the Saudi capital and underscores the importance of Washington's relationship with Riyadh after Saudi policymakers expressed frustration with US policy in the region. Elizabeth Dickinson reports
November 4, 2013
Kuwait PM cautions that welfare state ‘unsustainable’
Kuwait's prime minister warns citizens they may need to depend less on the government in coming years. Elizabeth Dickinson reports
October 28, 2013