Yemen

Yemeni president 'under house arrest' in Saudi Arabia

Officials tell AP ban prompted by enmity between Hadi and UAE, which is part of Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen war.

Yemeni President Hadi 'under house arrest' in Riyadh

UAE

NYU faculty ends ties with UAE over sectarianism claims

Professors Arang Keshavarzian and Mohamad Bazzi believe they were denied security clearance because of their Shia roots.

NYU faculty ends ties with UAE over sectarianism claims

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.

War & Conflict

'UAE on the verge of splitting Yemen in two'

South Yemen's fight for independence is being financed and politically supported by the UAE, Yemeni officials say.

'UAE on the verge of splitting Yemen in two'

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

US military halts exercises over Qatar-Gulf crisis

Joint army drills with Gulf Arab allies cancelled 'out of respect for the concept of inclusiveness', US army says.

US military halts exercises over Qatar-Gulf crisis

UAE

Qatari victims ask UK to investigate abuse by UAE

Lawyer says unnamed UAE officials were involved in torture of three Qatari men and asks British police to investigate.

Qatari victims ask UK to investigate abuse by UAE

Middle East

Qatari flight paths rerouted by Gulf crisis

Flights to and from Qatar remain disrupted by the diplomatic spat between the country and its neighbours.

Qatari flight paths rerouted by Gulf crisis

Middle East

Qatar and Saudi-led bloc clash at Arab League meeting

A heated exchange of words, which erupted on live TV, is the latest chapter in the Gulf crisis, now in its fourth month.

Qatar-Gulf crisis boils over at Cairo meeting

Middle East

Report: Saudi, UAE weapons end up with armed groups

Investigative journalist says Azerbaijan-owned carrier used to move large quantities of heavy weapons to conflict zones.

Report: Saudi, UAE weapons end up with armed groups

Opinion

Post-ISIL Iraq: Decoding Muqtada al-Sadr's Gulf visits

By reaching out to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, the Shia leader is attempting to counterbalance Iran's influence in Iraq.

Zaid al-Ali

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Zaid al-Ali

GCC

'Coo coo': UAE envoy berates Saudi in leaked emails

Series of emails reveal Yousef al-Otaiba criticised kingdom as he attempted to influence policy in Riyadh.

Yousef al-Otaiba berates Saudi in leaked emails

Middle East

Saudi-led coalition blamed for Yemen liquidity crisis

Central Bank head says ban on flights bringing in newly printed currency notes from Russia 'strangling the economy'.

Central Bank: Saudi coalition starving Yemen of cash

Middle East

Saudi crown prince 'seeking exit from Yemen war'

Leaked emails show Mohammed bin Salman expressing desire to end conflict during talks with former US officials.

Saudi Crown Prince MBS 'wants out' of Yemen war

Middle East

Saudi Arabia and UAE 'tried to host' Taliban

Fighter turned mediator dismisses Saudi bloc's criticism of Qatar for hosting Afghan group's office as 'bewildering'.

Saudi Arabia and UAE 'tried to host' Taliban first