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Dr. Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg

Dr. Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg

Dr. Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg is the GCC Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs & Negotiation, and a columnist for Arab News. The views expressed in this piece are personal and do not necessarily represent GCC views. X: @abuhamad1

24 Feb 2024

Epic Saudi struggle for unity remembered on Founding Day

16 Feb 2024

Responsibility of Israel’s arms suppliers to stop war in Gaza

19 Jan 2024

Iran seeking to expand its influence in the fog of Gaza war

12 Jan 2024

How to deal with Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping

31 Dec 2023

GCC poised to meet 2024’s challenges

06 Dec 2023

How Europe can restore its credibility in the Middle East

03 Nov 2023

Rules of war are being rewritten in Gaza

27 Oct 2023

Historic Riyadh summit brings Asia’s east and west together

13 Oct 2023

Israel-Hamas clashes and the new GCC-EU security dialogue

30 Sep 2023

The two sides of Iran’s diplomacy

21 Sep 2023

Global disorder on display at the UN’s gathering of world leaders

13 Sep 2023

The far-reaching implications of the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor

06 Sep 2023

How to stop Yemen’s vicious cycle of violence and misery

15 Jun 2023

Blinken’s visit an important step toward restoring US standing in the region

31 May 2023

Arab-Iranian dialogue makes strides in Doha

13 Apr 2023

What is behind the change in Iran’s regional tactics?

30 Mar 2023

Saudi Arabia’s climate action can help defuse regional conflicts

16 Mar 2023

Could Saudi-Iran agreement augur a new era?

26 Jan 2023

Normalizing hate and Islamophobia in Europe

29 Dec 2022

Taliban’s misogyny has dire consequences

14 Dec 2022

China and the GCC plan for a brighter future in the Gulf

02 Nov 2022

Houthis’ organic links with IRGC and Hezbollah revealed

27 Oct 2022

Ambitious industrial strategy will maintain Kingdom’s geopolitical role

28 Sep 2022

Russia’s nuclear threat and the future of Gulf nonproliferation

22 Sep 2022

Lessons of unification and integration on Saudi National Day

03 Aug 2022

Could Al-Zawahiri’s killing end Taliban’s isolation?

09 Jun 2022

GCC meetings with Russia, Ukraine provide opening for diplomacy

11 May 2022

GCC-EU energy cooperation needed now more than ever

27 Apr 2022

Yemen’s internal security challenges and the Riyadh talks

21 Apr 2022

Ill-timed congressional letter misses the point on Saudi Arabia and Yemen

07 Apr 2022

Ukraine crisis underscores need for equitable multilateralism

31 Mar 2022

Mariupol, Aleppo and the search for consistency and dialogue

24 Mar 2022

GCC-hosted Yemeni talks could be a game changer

02 Feb 2022

Time short to save Lebanon from a self-inflicted demise

05 Jan 2022

Omicron makes the case for universal free vaccinations

15 Dec 2021

GCC summit stresses collective defense and shared prosperity

23 Nov 2021

GCC, US united against Iranian threats

20 Oct 2021

Minorities need protection from Daesh extremism

16 Sep 2021

Central Asia’s growing role in light of Afghanistan debacle

11 Jul 2021

Sultan’s visit will further align approaches to regional issues

22 Jun 2021

Lebanon must heed warnings of looming meltdown

25 May 2021

Red Sea security requires international cooperation

05 May 2021

Managing Saudi-US relations after crown prince’s interview

27 Jan 2021

Seven pillars on which to grow GCC-China partnership

19 Nov 2020

GCC-US strategic partnership to endure under Biden

08 Sep 2020

Foreign aid needs a rethink as a result of COVID-19

12 Aug 2020

Although badly broken, Lebanon can be put back together

31 Mar 2020

Swift implementation of G20 consensus can avert global meltdown

24 Mar 2020

G20 can play vital role in combating effects of coronavirus

10 Mar 2020

Nonprofits’ resurgence timely due to economic slowdown

13 Feb 2020

IMF predicts GCC economic doomsday by 2034

22 Jan 2020

US and Gulf partners must be ready for Iranian cyberattacks

07 Jan 2020

Daring US interventions increase chances of Iran talks

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