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Gulf States at the Venice Biennale: Balancing Social Transformation and Cultural Representation

Exhibitions staged by four Gulf countries look to the past and present while seeking to redress contemporary misconceptions and advocate for change.

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Oman Capitalizes on Domestic, Regional Economic Momentum

Following progress addressing economic vulnerabilities, Oman is poised to enter a new phase of economic policymaking, armed with new policy tools and development initiatives.

Oman: Reform Priorities to Create an Economy for the Future

On February 1, AGSIW hosted a panel discussion on Oman's economic and financial development.

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Oman Steps Up Low-Carbon Ambitions

For Oman, the transition to cleaner energy sources is both an imperative and a practical economic path to a more sustainable future.

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Strong China-Gulf Energy Ties Spill Into Key Regional Issues

Energy cooperation is a central factor in not only China-Gulf economic relations but also the triangular – and often fraught – relationship among the United States, Gulf states, and China.

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GCC Grid Infrastructure and Connectivity – An Electrifying Vision

The Middle East could become the center of an electric spider’s web, but such dreams face massive challenges.

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Oman Gets Economic Policymaking Right – For Now

The Omani government deserves credit for sound economic policymaking and reform progress, but the longer-term outlook for the economy remains uncertain.

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Sultan Haitham the Mediator

With Sultan Haitham’s planned trip to Tehran to mediate between Iran and the United States, the Omani leader appears to be following his predecessor’s path as a regional interlocutor.

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Omani and Saudi Economic Zones Create Avenues for Cooperation

Given Saudi Arabia’s economic might and Oman’s specialized knowledge, cooperation – rather than competition – in the economic zone space may serve both countries’ interests.

Privatizing the Gulf Utility Sector

Gulf governments are looking to privatize their energy-intensive utility sectors, aiming to make public utilities more environmentally and financially sustainable.

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