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Gulf states need to work on their web speeds

Quite disappointingly, the Gulf states have not achieved outstanding results in the 2018 report concerning internet speeds. The best performance among Arab nations was Bahrain’s, but it could place only 90th worldwide, far behind South Asia and Europe, according to rankings compiled by cable.co.uk. Of the other GCC countries, the …

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Israel-GCC Ties

The Levant News — by Simon Henderson for inFocus Quarterly – Fall 2015 — How does one write 2,000 words about links between Israel and the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council, which no official of any of the seven countries is publicly prepared to admit exist? The …

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Is Saudi Arabia on a hazardous adventure?

The Levant News — by Ghassan Michel Rubeiz, Washington — At great risk, Saudi Arabia confronts Iran in rhetoric and on the battlefield in Syria and Yemen. The National Council on US-Arab Relations, NCUSAR, is an established Washington intercultural agency focused on Arab Gulf interests. This year’s Iran meeting (October 14-15) was the 24th …

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Refugees and Responsibilities

The Levant News – by Graham E. Fuller  — The picture last week of the little Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi dead on the beach in Turkey is one of those iconic pictures whose intense human face forces deeper reflection, especially upon publics for whom distant tragedies tend to be statistics rather …

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