A Bahraini artist and toymaker transforms his nostalgia-driven artistic practice into NFT art during the pandemic.
Dubai’s Expo 2020 puts young Emirati citizens and residents center stage at the Middle East’s first world exposition.
During the holy month of Ramadan, Gulf initiatives encourage a balance between traditions of preparing delicious meals and staying fit.
This year’s Ramadan initiatives, focused on a sense of community and contributions to development, demonstrate how the Saudi government increasingly relies on citizens to play a role in the ongoing transformation.
The new app Clubhouse is providing a much-needed space for contesting views and continuing debates that have been suspended for years in the Gulf.
Kuwaiti activism against book censorship yields a partial victory, but expression remains strictly regulated through press and publication laws across the Gulf.
Both China and Gulf states employ propaganda in their campaigns to reassure international public opinion, and each other.
Recent protests provided the Islamic Republic with an opportunity to test drive an internet blackout and the Iranian intranet.
As part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s economic and social reform plan, Vision 2030, the kingdom has taken a top-down approach to developing the country’s arts and culture sector.
Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.Learn More