GCC

Women 'paid' to attend anti-Qatar conference in Munich

People allegedly paid to attend meeting on sanctioning Qatar, organised by the Saudi-led bloc in Munich.

Weather

Flash-flooding in Baghdad, basking in the sun in Riyadh

Another winter storm is set to bring extreme conditions to the Levant and neighbours.

Flash-flooding in Baghdad, basking in the sun in Riyadh

Inside Story

Fake news and the Gulf crisis

UK media watchdog is investigating Saudi Arabia-owned Al Arabiya channel for airing fake news regarding Qatar's emir.

Qatar

Qatari emir: Blockade by GCC countries 'futile'

In comments to major security conference, Sheikh Tamim denounces 'aggressive' blockade imposed by four Arab countries.

Sheikh Tamim: Qatar blockade by GCC countries 'futile'

Special series

Qatar: Beyond the Blockade

A look at the effect of the GCC crisis and how it's affecting life in Qatar - from family ties, to business, to art.

Qatar

British MP received $20,700 for anti-Qatar conference

Buzzfeed says British parliamentarian was paid thousands to help organise conference criticising Qatar in London.

British MP received $20,700 for anti-Qatar conference

Middle East

Qatar uses gene mapping in bid to improve national health

Qatar is the second country, after Iceland, to have the capability to sequence the genomes of the entire population, and researchers view it as a unique opportunity.

United Arab Emirates

Louvre to probe Qatar map distortion at UAE franchise

French officials apologise for inaccurate depiction of Gulf region at Abu Dhabi branch, says Qatar's human rights chief.

Louvre to probe Qatar map distortion at UAE franchise

Qatar

Defence minister: Saudi, UAE intended to invade Qatar

Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah says siege countries 'have tried everything' from provoking tribes and replacing leader.

Defence minister: Saudi, UAE intended to invade Qatar

Qatar

Qatar 'ready to participate' in US-GCC summit

Qatar's foreign minister says any solution to Gulf crisis must be based on principles of equality between GCC nations.

Qatar 'ready to participate' in US-GCC summit

Turkey

No timeline set for further Turkish forces in Qatar

Turkey-Qatar deal signed in 2014 enables deployment of Turkish air, naval forces in the Gulf state, Turkish envoy says.

No timeline set for further Turkish forces in Qatar

Qatar

UN urged to implement findings on Qatar blockade

NHRC urges immediate implementation of UN report that found Saudi-led blockade on Qatar was 'without legal basis'.

UN urged to implement findings on Qatar blockade

Qatar

Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

Qatar's investment in Turkey exceeds $20bn, the second highest by any country.

Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

Opinion

Football and the GCC crisis

How the GCC crisis upended Europe's football transfer market.

Abdullah Al-Arian

by Abdullah Al-Arian

Abdullah Al-Arian

Qatar

US ready to work with Qatar to 'deter' external threats

Top US and Qatari officials express concern about the harmful security, economic and human impacts of the Gulf crisis.

US ready to work with Qatar to 'deter' external threats