Kuwait

Kuwait emir warns of GCC collapse and crisis escalation

Sheikh Sabah cautions that the Gulf Cooperation Council may crumble if the dispute with Qatar is not resolved.

Kuwait emir warns of GCC collapse and crisis escalation

GCC

Analysis: Will the GCC's fate be decided at Camp David?

The next few weeks will be crucial for the future of the Gulf Cooperation Council as the Gulf crisis persists.

Analysis: Will the GCC's fate be decided at Camp David?

Middle East

Qatar donates $30m to help Harvey victims in Texas

Qatar's contribution is the largest from a foreign government to assist the devastated stretches of the Texas coast.

Qatar donates $30m to help Harvey victims in Texas

Middle East

War 'stopped' between Qatar, blockading Arab nations

Kuwait's emir says military action by four Arab countries blockading Qatar has been averted as Trump changes his tone.

War 'stopped' between Qatar, blockading Arab nations

Middle East

Trump offers to mediate Gulf crisis to see 'united GCC'

The US and Kuwaiti leaders voice optimism for a diplomatic solution to ongoing dispute between Qatar and its neighbours.

Donald Trump calls for 'united GCC', offers to mediate

Middle East

Kuwaiti emir to meet Trump as Gulf crisis continues

Sheikh Sabah will travel to Washington as he seeks to resolve months-old dispute between Qatar and its neighbours.

Kuwaiti emir to meet Trump as Gulf crisis continues

Inside Story

What can Russia do to help end the Gulf crisis?

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has held news conference with his Qatari counterpart in Doha.

Opinion

In memory of Abdulhussain Abdulredha

The popular Kuwaiti actor, director, playwright and producer left a legacy of laughter, unity and defiance.

Alaa Shehabi

by Alaa Shehabi

Alaa Shehabi

Middle East

Emergency teams battle to contain oil spill off Kuwait

Oil analysts estimate about 35,000 barrels of crude may have leaked into waters near a Kuwaiti-Saudi offshore oilfield.

Emergency teams battle to contain oil spill off Kuwait

Opinion

GCC crisis: Why is Kuwaiti mediation not working?

The Saudi-led bloc is obstructing Kuwait's efforts to mend the GCC rift.

Ali Bakeer

by Ali Bakeer

Ali Bakeer

Inside Story

Will calls for direct talks to end Gulf crisis work?

During Gulf Arab tour, Turkey's president says blockade against Qatar must end for diplomatic efforts to be effective.

Middle East

Kuwait closes Iran cultural mission, expels diplomats

State news says move relates to the 2015 case of a broken up 'terror' cell that authorities said had contacts with Iran.

Kuwait closes Iran cultural mission, expels diplomats

Middle East

Arab states send Qatar list of steep demands

Saudi Arabia-led bloc asks Qatar to shut Al Jazeera, close a Turkish army base and scale down Iran ties within 10 days.

United Kingdom

UK foreign secretary urges dialogue to end Gulf rift

Boris Johnson visits Gulf states in bid to ease tension between Qatar and four other Arab countries.

Middle East

Qatar FM delivers response to Saudi-led demands

Response will be the focus of a meeting on Wednesday between ministers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE.

Gulf crisis: Qatar FM in Kuwait to respond to demands