Tensions in the region are high following drone and cruise missile attacks on two of Saudi Aramco’s major oil facilities in Khurais and Abqaiq, thus temporarily disrupting five percent of the global oil supply and leading to a spike in oil prices.
The seizure of Yemen's port city of Aden by the Southern Transitional Council (STC) has sparked fresh concerns about the ability of anti-Houthi forces to create a united front and to claw back territory from the Iranian-backed Houthis.
Before becoming the Emir of Kuwait in 2006, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah’s responses to global crises as Kuwait’s foreign minister and prime ministe
Established in 1981, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
It appears that US President Donald Trump’s invitation to Gulf heads of state to his Camp David retreat to resolve differences between Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain with neighbouring Qatar is now offered with preconditions.