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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 51–78.
Published: 28 August 2020
...Faisal Mukhyat Abu Sulaib This article examines factors that influence the stability of the Saudi political regime. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has faced serious threats that have had impacts on the country; however, none of them has threatened the survival of the Saudi royal family in the Kingdom...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (3): 99–118.
Published: 03 September 2019
...Shady Ahmed Mansour; Yara Yehia Ahmed This article explains the active policies adopted by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) towards the Horn of Africa, which could be attributed to the existence of rival regional powers, especially Iran and Turkey, and their adoption of policies...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 151–168.
Published: 02 June 2019
... Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2019 Turkey Saudi Arabia Qatar Gulf Crisis On the morning of 5 June 2017, the world woke up to news of a crisis shaking the Gulf region. In a coordinated move, a coalition comprising Saudi Arabia...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (3): 113–134.
Published: 03 September 2018
...Abdul Rezak Bilgin The Arab Spring initiated a new era in the history of the Middle East and significantly shifted regional dynamics. It profoundly marked the history of the region and affected relations between Middle Eastern countries. Qatar–Saudi Arabia relations have likewise been profoundly...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (2): 228–240.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Stuti Saxena This paper seeks to assess the nature and scope of open data in government (OPD/open public data) in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Following a qualitative approach, OPD portals of GCC...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (4): 596–606.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of the Saudi economy. Finally, it explores a number of scenarios from muddling through to total implosion. KEYWORDS Saudi Arabia; House of Saud; succession; Muhammad bin Salman; Muhammad bin Nayef; Islamic State (IS); scenarios Compared with the relatively cautious reign of King Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (3): 445–460.
Published: 01 July 2016
... structural changes within the ruling family and wider society. KEYWORDS Saudi Arabia; reforms; Abdullah; succession; Al-Saud Like his unmarked grave in al-Oud cemetery near Dirah, in the old city of Riyadh, King Abdullah faded from Saudi public memory within a year of his death in January 2015. His successor...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (4): 535–552.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Unity Studies 2015 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Arab League dispute mediation Qatar Saudi Arabia Lebanese conflict Yemeni crisis Darfur conflict Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Qatar and dispute mediations: a critical investigation Mohammed Nuruzzaman* Department of Humanities...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (4): 553–567.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Mufeed Al-Zaidi There have been reform movements and various attempts at reform in Saudi Arabia since the early 1990s. This study attempts to put forward and discuss the hypothesis that may be summarized as the impact of political reform measures on the kingdom in achieving harmony between...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (1): 28–40.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Madawi Al-Rasheed The Arab uprisings posed serious challenges to Saudi Arabia at the level of society and leadership. Activists engaged in intense debates, and both real and virtual protest, to which the leadership responded by fighting for security and survival. The uprisings added to the regime's...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (2): 208–224.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Malavika Jain Bambawale; Benjamin K. Sovacool The concept of energy security as understood by a sample of Saudi Arabian residents representing different demographic and occupational characteristics is explored. Based on a review of the academic literature concerning energy security for Saudi Arabia...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (2): 138–147.
Published: 01 April 2010
... and limits that are placed on representative bodies in Bahrain, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia, and how these inhibit manifestation of additional reforms. Correspondence Address : Email: firstname.lastname@example.org © 2010 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2010 elections institutional limits reform...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (2): 207–217.
Published: 01 April 2010
... analysis. Correspondence Address : Email: email@example.com © 2010 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2010 Saudi Arabia women novelists discourse Layla al-Jihni Contemporary Arab Affairs Vol. 3, No. 2, April June 2010, 207 217 ISSN 1755-0912 print/ISSN 1755-0920 online © 2010...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (4): 587–601.
Published: 01 October 2009
...: Saudi Arabia; authoritarian rule; political reform The state reformist agenda The National Dialogue Forum 2003 Faced with violent terrorist attacks, the government realized that its security and intel- ligence agencies could only deal with some aspects of the problem; it needed to enlist society itself...
Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (1): 90–105.
Published: 01 January 2009
...May Yamani This paper gives a detailed, insider's look into the history and intricacies of the royal politics of the Āl Saﺀūd examining the factors that characterize and define the course of modern Saudi Arabia from tribal affiliations to Wahhābī muṭāwﺩah and muftis . The author examines...