Gulf & Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum concludes

 05 Dec 2017 - 9:20


The fourth session of the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum concluded today. The three-day forum discussed the Gulf crisis in terms of regional and international contexts and the role of media in dealing with this crisis.  

The forum, which received about 120 research summaries, of which 35 of were approved, discussed the Gulf crisis in two areas. The first tackled media issues including media ethics in the crisis, news coverage, public opinion and the role of social media. The second focused on regional and international policies regarding the Gulf crisis, its repercussions, its legal and economic dimensions, and the future of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in light of the crisis.