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The GCC countries currently have a single market with a common external tariff of five percent. In this article Dr. Omar Al Ubaydali discusses how the GCC should work together eliminating customs taxes switching exclusively to VAT…
In view of the continuing intensification of the current Iranian crisis, Iran’s pursuit of what can be called “the exploitation of contradictions” at the regional or global level. Dr. Ashraf Keshk discusses the important question which is will the Iranian bet on an influential European role in that crisis?
This recent report by DERASAT Analyst, Mohamed Ismaeel, analyses the conflict in Yemen, particularly considers Iran’s role and looks at potential conflict resolutions.
China is witnessing rapid growth in the consumption of natural gas, among other sources of energy. Analysts Abdulla Al-Abbasi and Abdulaziz Al-Dosari discuss some of the implications……..