Mona Sukkarieh
Mona Sukkarieh
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For GCC Countries, a Challenge Within Reach: The Gulf Rail Network

A new rail system has to turn the Arab Gulf area into a stronger economic powerhouse.

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In the Arab World, Tweet at Your Own Risk

Post-revolution Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Emirates, Bahrain … The list of Arab countries clamping down on their citizens based on Twitter statements is getting longer.
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India: An Opportunity for Gulf Airlines to Further Improve Their Expansion?

India has the second largest airline traffic growth in the world, but the nation's airlines are still failing. This faltering industry might be just the right place for Gulf airlines to expand.
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As China Expands its Navy, What Are the Implications for the Middle East?

China plans to put its first aircraft carrier into service by the end of the year, signaling it seeks increased military cooperation with countries in the Middle East, to the ire of Washington.
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India Chooses France Over Russia and America in One of the Biggest Military Aircraft Deals Ever

America’s close cooperation with Pakistan certainly didn’t help it to secure its F-16 and F/A-18 bid with India.
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Turkey’s New Middle East Geo-Political Power

In light of the Arab Spring revolts, Turkey is flexing its political muscle. The country strives to be an inspiration for new political parties, and the first friend to new Arab governments.