Six-nation GCC expected to introduce 5 percent value-added tax at the start of 2018, senior UAE financial official says.
by Martin Jay
by Alia Chughtai
Syria's Civil War26 May 2016 12:18 GMT
Meeting in Moscow comes as rebel coalition makes slow progress in campaign to evict ISIL from Raqqa in northern Syria.
Politics22 Apr 2016 05:09 GMT
US president defends Iran nuclear deal, but voices "serious concerns" about Tehran's behaviour in the region.
Middle East21 Apr 2016 07:51 GMT
A second round of the US-GCC summit is taking place amid shifting political and economic scenes.
War & Conflict21 Apr 2016 07:43 GMT
The GCC meeting with Obama in Riyadh will raise serious questions about US intentions and hidden agendas.
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Politics20 Apr 2016 13:20 GMT
US President to meet King Salman in bid to ease difficulties between the allies and to talk about Syria and Yemen.
Inside Story15 Apr 2016 07:05 GMT
Members of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meet in Istanbul.
Barack Obama15 Apr 2016 06:51 GMT
US president and defence chief on a two-day trip to the Gulf to talk counterterrorism and regional security threats.
Arab League12 Mar 2016 05:41 GMT
The move, which was not backed by Lebanon and Iraq, comes after the Gulf Cooperation Council adopted the same stance.
Middle East03 Mar 2016 12:05 GMT
Tehran says decision to label the Lebanese group a terrorist organisation undermines peace and the unity of Lebanon.
War & Conflict02 Mar 2016 12:10 GMT
Gulf countries announce the decision amid an ongoing row with the Lebanese group over involvement in regional conflicts.
GCC09 Jan 2016 16:08 GMT
Adel al-Jubeir says Iran is "escalating tensions" in region as Gulf states pledge their "total support" for Riyadh.
Politics10 Dec 2015 15:02 GMT
Saudi FM Jubeir's remarks come as Syrian opposition groups meet in Riyadh in a bid to unite before Vienna peace talks.
Middle East10 Dec 2015 12:58 GMT
A clear strategy to fight ISIL and dialogue with Iran are among key challenges facing GCC, Gulf analysts tell Al Jazeera
Middle East25 Nov 2015 09:38 GMT
The liberation of Taiz could represent the real beginning of an end to this tragic war.
Talk to Al Jazeera15 Nov 2015 08:03 GMT
The head of the IMF warns that Gulf countries are headed for a crisis unless they cut expenses or raise taxes.
by Martin Jay
by Khaled M Batarfi
by Murad Alazzany
- Robert Sharp
by Michael Stephens
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