An emerging regional cold war is a direct result of changing US foreign policies towards the Middle East, according to a leading expert.
International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS) consulting senior fellow for the Middle E
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday issued an edict approving privatisation policies and regulations.
A high privatisation committee will be set up under the chairmanship of a minister,
Bahrain's Premier yesterday warned against policies aimed at fuelling unrest and sowing instability in the kingdom.
"Such destabilisation policies will not stop, hence the need to be on the alert," His Royal Highness
An acceleration in global economic growth is expected in 2014, supported by aggressive easy monetary policies in most developed countries, according to Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon's chief economist.
Global GDP growth shoul
Qatar appeared on Monday to be preparing its population for new leadership that could see the emir and prime minister step down, a step analysts say would not herald big changes in energy, investment or foreign policies.
The upcoming Saudi Water and Power Forum (SWPF) will play a key role in uniting Saudi and global stakeholders to discuss the policies and strategies which will determine the future of power and water in the Kingdom, said a top official.