The war in Yemen has resulted in a recomposition of Arab-African alliances
Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE), who are allies of circumstance in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), are moving into East Africa so as to combat the Houthi rebels in Yemen more effectively. Behind their shared wish to control the Red Sea, however, both are courting countries in the region in the service of their own interests. [...]
Who is ready to take Corral's place at SAMIR ?
Officially, talks aimed at saving SAMIR (Société Anonyme Marocaine de l'Industrie du Raffinage) are continuing between Morocco and the company's principal shareholder, Corral (67% of capital), ahead of an extraordinary general meeting on October 12. [...]