Conservative MP Rory Stewart reacts as he walks past the Houses of Parliament in central London on January 16, 2019. - Prime Minister Theresa May was left "crushed" and "humiliated", Britain's newspapers said today as they raked over the fallout from parliament's huge rejection of her EU divorce deal. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)
Despite his portentous warning, Mr Stewart believes people in the Gulf region are becoming increasingly prosperous. AFP

Iran at risk of 'backward economy and society' says Rory Stewart