Inside Story

Is anti-Qatar quartet spreading hate speech in mosques?

Saudi Arabia and its allies appear to be using mosques to spread hate speech against Qatar.

Middle East

Bahrain FM: Muslim Brotherhood is a terrorist group

Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa says anyone who supports or is affiliated with MB will be tried on terrorism-related crimes.

Bahrain FM: Muslim Brotherhood is a terrorist group

Middle East

Saudi-led group: Qatar not serious about demands

Foreign ministers of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain voice regret over Doha's reply to 13-point list of demands.

Middle East

Saudis are leading backers of 'extremism' in UK: report

Saudi Arabia tops the list of countries promoting 'extremism' in Britain, a UK-based think-tank says.

Saudis are leading backers of 'extremism' in UK: report

Middle East

Activist detained in Bahrain at 'high risk of torture'

Amnesty says Ebtisam al-Saegh was 'beaten and sexually assaulted' by security forces during a previous detention in May.

Activist detained in Bahrain at 'high risk of torture'

GCC

Qatar hires law firm to probe violations from blockade

Lalive will pursue the cases of some 2,450 citizens and foreign residents hit by the anti-Qatar measures.

Qatar hires law firm to probe violations from blockade

Press Freedom

CPJ: Saudi-led bloc shows contempt for media freedom

Committee to Protect Journalists urges Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt to drop demand to shut Qatar-funded media.

CPJ calls on Saudi-led bloc to drop Qatar media demands

GCC

Qatar-Gulf crisis: Your questions answered

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

Middle East

Bahrain's FM in about-turn over Turkish base in Qatar

Sheikh Khalid says presence of foreign forces in Qatar will have consequences, apparently referring to Turkish soldiers.

Bahrain's FM in about-turn over Turkish base in Qatar

Middle East

'We are more united': Qataris mark Eid amid blockade

Qatari citizens express unity, sadness as a regional diplomatic crisis casts shadow over Islam's most important holiday.

Media

Bahrain newspaper, shut down by government, fires staff

Daily sends note to employees saying it had to let them go after Bahrain's rulers ordered it closed earlier this month.

Al-Wasat: Newspaper shut down by Bahrain fires staff

Middle East

'Outrageous' demand to shut Al Jazeera widely condemned

Rights groups and journalists raise concerns over suppression of press freedom as Gulf states issue demands to Qatar.

Media

Al Jazeera: Call for closure siege against journalism

Doha-based media network says the demand by Saudi Arabia and allies aims 'to suppress people's right to information'.

Al Jazeera: Call for closure siege against journalism

Middle East

Turkey dismisses demand to close Qatar military base

Defence minister says Ankara has no plans to review ties with Qatar after Arab states issue demands to end Gulf crisis.

Turkey dismisses demand to close Qatar military base

Middle East

Bahrain bombing kills policeman, wounds two

Authorities say 'relevant procedures' are being taken following the blast, which it blamed on 'terrorist'.

Bahrain: Explosion kills policeman, wounds two in Diraz