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Saudi Arabia’s Religious Reforms Are Touching Nothing but Changing Everything: Yasmine Farouk and Nathan J. Brown, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, June 7, 2021 — Since Saudi Arabia was founded almost a century ago, the doctrines and structures of the country’s religious institutions have evolved in unusual and distinctive ways.
Kuwait-Saudi Visit Cements Ties, Is There A Message To Israel?: Seth J. Frantzman, Jerusalem Post, June 2, 2021 — Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah praised relations between his kingdom and Kuwait. He said on Tuesday that the visit by Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the kingdom will boost political relations between Riyadh and Kuwait, according to reports.
The Saudi Drive to Lead the Green Revolution in the Middle East: Kim Noach Kim and NoachYoel Guzansky Yoel Guzansky, INSS Insight No. 1486, June 9, 2021 — On March 27, 2021, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman announced the Saudi and Middle East Green Initiatives, including the Middle East Green Initiative, in a drive to spearhead a comprehensive Saudi environmental process in the Middle East. Intended is a regional roadmap, designed to help achieve goals defined by the international community in the fight against global warming, based mainly on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Allies or Enemies? Why The US Won’t Stop Supporting Saudi Arabia | UNPACKED: DW, YouTube, Apr 20, 2021 — Saudi Arabia and the United States appear to have little in common. One is a democracy, the other an autocratic monarchy. One has individual rights enshrined in its constitution, the other just recently allowed women to drive. One is majority Christian, the other Muslim.
‘Times Have Changed’: Saudi Arabia-Syria In Rapprochement Talks: Matthew Ayton, AlJazeera, June 8, 2021 — Saudi Arabia is close to reaching an agreement on diplomatic normalisation with President Bashar al-Assad’s government, as Riyadh jockeys to play a lead role in removing the Iranian presence from Syria, Al Jazeera has been told by those with close knowledge of the discussions.