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May 16, 2022
 A UAE flag waves in front of a poster of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 15, 2009. (REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah)
REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan: The Unassuming Leader Who Laid the Infrastructure for the UAE’s Transformation to a Modern State
  Ambassador Marcelle M. Wahba

Ambassador Marcelle M. Wahba, AGSIW president emeritus and former ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, reflects on the rule of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, following the May 13 death of the UAE's president.
 Emirati women pass by posters at a government stand during the Careers UAE opening exhibition for UAE citizens in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili
UAE’s Lurking Unemployment Issue Raises Questions
  Mira Al Hussein | اقرأ بالعربية

With increasing unemployment and the introduction of taxes, Gulf citizens are beginning to ask questions about their economic future.
Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa: Hosting Negotiations and Catalyzing Action
  Karim Elgendy

The region seems to have jumped on the climate bandwagon, but its expanding ambitions also suggest it is trying to take control of the steering wheel.
Pakistan’s New Government’s Bid for Gulf Financial Support
  Umer Karim

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is appealing to Gulf partners for essential economic support, which could serve as a political lifeline for the new government.
  المسؤولون الأميركيون يقولون إنهم صدموا لمواقف أصدقائهم في المنطقة من الغزو الروسي لأوكرانيا، وخاصة عدم إدانة الغزو
  مع تزايد البطالة واستحداث الضرائب، بدأ المواطنون الخليجيون يتساءلون عن مستقبلهم الاقتصادي
  مع أن مشروع وسط جدة ما يزال في مراحله الأولى، إلا أنه من الممكن الاعتماد على الدروس المستفادة من مشاريع التجديد الحضري الأخرى للتركيز على التطوير الحضري الشامل لما فيه فائدة للجميع بدلاً من إفادة قلة مختارة
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  • On May 12, AGSIW hosted a delegation from Emirates NBD with Maurice Gravier, chief investment officer, Khatija Haque, head of research and chief economist, and Aazar Khwaja, senior executive vice president and head of global markets.
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