Middle East

UK: Demands made of Qatar must be measured, realistic

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson also calls Saudi-led bloc of countries to lift embargo imposed on Qatar.

UK: Demands made of Qatar must be measured, realistic

Middle East

Arab states send Qatar list of steep demands

Saudi and other Arab nations ask Qatar to shut Al Jazeera, close a Turkish base and scale down Iran ties within 10 days.

Middle East

Twitter users hit back at Saudi-bloc's list of demands

Twitter users react with humour and own document of grievances, in response to Riyadh and its allies' list of demands.

Twitter users hit back at Saudi-bloc's list of demands

Opinion

The GCC crisis: Draconian demands and juvenile politics

The GCC's latest ultimatum to Qatar reflects regional fantasy, rather than reality.

Rami G Khouri

by Rami G Khouri

Rami G Khouri

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

GCC

Qatar rejects claim of supporting Syrian 'terror group'

Foreign minister says Qatar never supported al-Nusra Front, the former Syrian branch of al-Qaeda, or any armed group.

Qatar rejects claim of supporting Syrian 'terror group'

Middle East

Israeli minister calls for Saudi Arabia state visits

Intelligence minister Katz invites King Salman to send crown prince to Israel in order to establish mutual ties.

Israel calls for Saudi Arabia ties and state visits

Middle East

The Arab vision for fighting terrorism

The only way to fight "terror" in the region is to reclaim a shared vision that transcends tribalism and sectarianism.

The Arab vision for fighting terrorism

GCC

Qatar-Gulf crisis: Your questions answered

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

Middle East

New York Times slams 'misguided attack on Al Jazeera'

New York Times condemns Saudi-led bloc's move to 'eliminate a voice that could lead citizens to question their rulers'.

New York Times slams 'misguided attack on Al Jazeera'

Qatar

US questions real motives behind Gulf blockade on Qatar

Claimed grievances against Qatar are still not listed, prompting 'more doubts' about reasons behind Gulf rift, US says.

Middle East

News agency hacking 'linked to states boycotting Qatar'

Attorney general says evidence shows cyberattack on state-run news agency is linked to states that cut ties with Qatar.

Qatar: QNA hacking linked to countries boycotting Doha

Politics

Qatar FM: We won't negotiate until blockade is lifted

Qatari FM says Gulf states have to lift blockade before Doha takes part in any talks on ending Gulf diplomatic crisis.

Qatar FM: We won't negotiate until blockade is lifted

GCC

Expulsion of Qataris from Gulf states comes into effect

Amnesty says deadline imposed by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE shows "utter contempt for human dignity".

Expulsion of Qataris from Gulf states comes into effect

Qatar

This is how the Gulf crisis played out online

A breakdown of the different social media reactions to the Qatar-GCC rift.

This is how the Gulf crisis played out online