Saudi Arabia

Saudi rights commission interviews detainees over alleged torture

Saudi officials familiar with government-sponsored body's work say it is unlikely to hold anyone accountable.

Qatar

New details revealed on 1996 coup plot in Qatar

Exclusive Al Jazeera interview with Paul Barril, former French Army commander, uncovers new details of 1996 coup plot.

Qatar 1996 coup plot: New details reveal Saudi-UAE backing

Talk to Al Jazeera

Sigmar Gabriel: MBS 'overestimated his position in the region'

Germany's former foreign minister discusses the GCC crisis, the Khashoggi case and Europe's role in a changing world.

Qatar

Qatar foreign minister says GCC 'has no teeth'

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani seeks regional help and GCC reform to end crisis.

'No teeth': Qatar FM says GCC needs to enforce its own rules

Opinion

Is the GCC dead?

After the December 9 summit in Riyadh, it became clear that the GCC has lost its raison d'etre.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Saudi Arabia

GCC summit ends without roadmap to resolve ongoing crisis

The GCC summit calls for unity but fails to discuss blockade of Qatar imposed by other Gulf states since 2017.

GCC summit ends without roadmap to resolve ongoing crisis

Inside Story

Can the Gulf Cooperation Council survive?

The blockade of Qatar, the war in Yemen, and a journalist's murder overshadowed the GCC summit in Riyadh.

GCC

Qatar's emir skips Saudi-hosted summit with Gulf rivals

Absence of Sheikh Tamim and decision to withdraw from OPEC oil cartel underline the simmering crisis facing the GCC.

Qatar dispute overshadows Gulf summit as emir stays away

GCC

A fractured GCC meets in Riyadh amid ongoing crisis

Qatar sends state minister to represent the country in Saudi Arabia amid ongoing rift with Gulf neighbours and Egypt.

A fractured GCC meets in Riyadh amid ongoing crisis

GCC

The GCC summit against a backdrop of regional crises

The Gulf has been beset by disputes, raising questions about its ability to overcome in the spirit of collaboration.

The GCC summit against a backdrop of regional crises

Qatar

Saudi king extends invitation to Qatari emir to attend GCC summit

Doha has yet to confirm the level of representation it will send to the Gulf gathering on December 9.

Saudi king extends invitation to Qatari emir to attend GCC summit

Qatar

Saudi Arabia refuses to engage in WTO dispute brought by Qatar

Riyadh says it cannot engage in dispute settlement procedures because of 'national security concerns'.

Saudi Arabia refuses to engage in WTO dispute brought by Qatar

Inside Story

Why is Qatar leaving OPEC?

Qatar is set to quit the 15-nation bloc after more than 50 years, saying it will instead focus on natural gas.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Saad al-Kaabi: 'The blockade has made Qatar stronger'

The Qatar Petroleum chief discusses the impact of the Qatar-Gulf crisis on the oil and gas industry.

GCC

Egypt and Saudi Arabia say Qatar blockade will continue

Announcement comes after talks between Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Egypt and Saudi Arabia say Qatar blockade will continue