Max Jeffery

Could Iran come between Israel and its new Gulf ally?

23 November 2021 7:02 am

When Israel and the United Arab Emirates first started speaking in 1994, the meetings were kept secret. The Emiratis, like…

In Israel, there’s never an easy fix

30 October 2021 9:00 am

From an Israeli army base on the border with Lebanon, I can see the village of Maroun al-Ras. An Iranian…

The strange tale of NEOM: Saudi Arabia’s struggling desert megacity

24 April 2021 4:30 pm

Prince Mohammed bin Salman is desperate to shake Saudi Arabia’s addiction to oil. Its price has still not recovered from…