Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia: Economic indicators and trade with EU

The EU is Saudi Arabia’s first trading partner in goods, with 16.3 % of Saudi Arabia’s global trade, followed by China with 14.1 % and the US with 11.8 %. Saudi Arabia is the EU’s 15th trading partner in goods, with an EU market share of 1.5 %. Continue reading

The wider Middle East: between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Written by Clare Ferguson and Patryk Pawlak, The escalation of the conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia – just a few weeks after the two countries sat down at the same table for the first time to discuss the conflict in Syria – comes at a particularly sensitive moment. Diplomatic ties between Iran and Saudi … Continue reading

Arabie saoudite : les enjeux de la succession

par Eric Pichon et Michele Bigoni [mis à jour le 3/02/2015] Le royaume d’Arabie saoudite n’a connu jusqu’alors que deux générations de souverains. Depuis 1953, six fils d’ Abdulaziz Ibn Saoud (le fondateur de l’Arabie saoudite moderne en 1932) se sont succédés sur le trône : Salmane ben Abdelaziz Al-Saoud, le successeur d’Abdallah (décédé le … Continue reading

La condition féminine en Arabie Saoudite

par Eric Pichon [mis à jour le 28/10/2013] Médiatisée par les manifestations pour le droit de conduire, la situation des femmes en Arabie Saoudite est l’une des plus inégalitaires des pays développés. Les pressions internationales et les nécessités économiques ont incité le roi Abdallah à entreprendre des réformes : celles-ci visent à améliorer la représentation politique … Continue reading

The conflicting policies of Gulf Cooperation Council countries towards Egypt’s political transition

The 2011 fall of President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt led to a competition between Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries hoping to influence the political direction of the country. Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the Muslim Brotherhood While Qatar emerged as one of the strongest foreign backers of new President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), … Continue reading

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