Tax

EU puts UAE, Bahrain and Tunisia on tax haven blacklist

The three countries were among seventeen that fail to comply with European Union tax standards.

EU puts UAE, Bahrain and Tunisia on tax haven blacklist

GCC

Kuwait emir: GCC structure may have to change

Sheikh Sabah urges caution in the face of challenges as meeting in Kuwait City is cut short following a closed session.

GCC

Qatar-Gulf crisis: Your questions answered

A breakdown of the latest diplomatic crisis and what it means for the region.

GCC

Kuwait's emir meets GCC chief ahead of Gulf summit

Six months into the Qatar-GCC crisis, the worst in the region in decades, Gulf leaders are set to meet in Kuwait City.

Middle East

Saudi, Bahrain condemn Iran at Arab League meeting

Arab foreign ministers meet in Cairo to condemn Iran's alleged meddling and support for militias in the region.

Saudi, Bahrain condemn Iran at Arab League meeting

Inside Story

Who is to blame for the GCC crisis impasse?

The emir of Qatar says he is ready to talk but that blockading countries have no desire to.

Qatar

Qatari emir: Siege countries don't want end to crisis

Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani says Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt are not interested in resolving Gulf dispute.

Bahrain

Iran rejects involvement in Bahrain pipeline blast

Tehran calls allegations it targeted an oil pipeline near Bahrain's capital 'baseless and cheap'.

Iran rejects involvement in Bahrain pipeline blast

Bahrain

Bahrain re-opens border dispute with Qatar

Despite a 2001 ruling that resolved the dispute, Bahrain cites entitlement to "what was cut off forcibly" from its land.

Bahrain re-opens border dispute with Qatar

Bahrain

Bahrain charges opposition leader with 'spying'

Ali Salman, leader of the now-banned Al-Wefaq party, and former MP Hassan Sultan accused of 'hostile acts'.

Bahrain charges opposition leader with 'spying'

Politics

Qatar regrets Bahrain's visa imposition on Qataris

Qatar says the unprecedented measures constitute a flagrant violation of the agreements and resolutions of the GCC.

Qatar regrets Bahrain's visa imposition on Qataris

Politics

Bahrain to boycott summits attended by Qatar: king

Bahrain's king said his country will not attend any summits in Qatar's presence unless it 'corrects its approach'.

Bahrain to boycott summits attended by Qatar: king

GCC

Qatari emir: Our sovereignty is a red line

Sheikh Tamim says he is ready for talks but stresses any solution to GCC crisis must respect the country's sovereignty.

Bahrain

Bahrain calls for 'freeze' of Qatar's GCC membership

Foreign Minister Khalid al-Khalifa calls for freeze of Doha's membership of the Gulf bloc until it submits to demands.

Bahrain calls for 'freeze' of Qatar's GCC membership