Politics

Take the pulse of the region’s political landscape with our Daily Intelligence Reports (DIRs) on diplomatic interactions: state visits, political summits, correspondence between policymakers, executive guidelines, royal decrees, cabinet meetings, and more.

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January 13, 2012

Summary: Saudi Defence Minister Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz is said to be urging to settle the problems with BAE Systems over the second phase of the Eurofighter deal, which concerns the assembly of 48 Eurofig...

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January 13, 2012

Summary: Crown Prince of Bahrain Sheikh Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa is said to be working to restore his standing within the Bahraini ruling establishment. The following 502-word report sheds light on the subj...

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January 13, 2012

Summary: Saudi Assistant Interior Minister for Security Affairs Prince Mohammad Bin Nayef Bin Abdulaziz is said to be working on a project to reinforce the surveillance and security capabilities of the Sa...

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January 13, 2012

Summary: Iraqi PM Nouri Al-Maliki is said to have warned to blacklist any international defence company concludes deals with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to supply the Peshmerga forces with heavy we...

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January 12, 2012

Summary: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is said to have discussed a proposal to settle the political crisis in Iraq during his last week’s visit to Tehran. The following 434-word report sheds l...

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January 12, 2012

Summary: Saudi Defence Minister Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz is said to be preparing to visit Washington in first trip abroad. The following 432-word report sheds light on the subject and tells when Prince Salm...

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January 12, 2012

Summary: The Kuwaiti Interior Ministry is said to be continuing work on a project to buy small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The following 415-word report sheds light on the subject and tells why the Minist...

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January 11, 2012

Summary: The Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) is said to have a project to buy more advanced coastal radars and sensors to increase its coastal surveillance capabilities along the Omani coast and in the Strait of Horm...

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January 11, 2012

Summary: Qatari PM and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassem Bin Jabr Al-Thani is said to have intention to reactivate contacts with French officials on the Rafale aircraft. The following 370-word report sh...

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January 11, 2012

Summary: The ruling Al Saud family is said to be continuing consultations on who to replace Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Bin Abdulaziz as Secretary-General of the Saudi National Security Council (NSC). The followi...

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