Qatar

Qatari national freed by Saudi Arabia after arbitrary detention

Qatar human rights body welcomes release of Mohsen Saleh Saadoun al-Karbi who has been held in Saudi since April 2018.

Qatari national freed by Saudi Arabia after arbitrary detention

GCC

The fake Twitter accounts influencing the Gulf crisis

The blockade of Qatar, led by Saudi Arabia, has seen a slew of fake accounts open up and attempt to sway public opinion.

The fake Twitter accounts influencing the Gulf crisis

Inside Story

Will tension in the Gulf spiral out of control?

Iran seizes a UK oil tanker after Britain detained one of its ships off the coast of Gibraltar earlier this month.

Qatar

Qatar's new naval base to 'address security, protect assets'

The new naval base in Qatar's northeast will also act as the head office for the coastguard.

Qatar's new naval base to 'address security, protect assets'

Opinion

The Saudi-UAE axis has destabilising plans beyond the Gulf

Riyadh and Abu Dhabi are putting their bets on Trump's re-election to realise their vision for regional hegemony.

Ali Bakeer

by Ali Bakeer

Ali Bakeer

Middle East

World Court rejects UAE's request of measures against Qatar

International Court of Justice says UAE request of measures against Qatar over blocking of visa site is not justified.

World Court rejects UAE's request of measures against Qatar

Qatar

Qatar has moved on two years since blockade, analysts say

Solution to Gulf crisis not in the interests of blockading states, analysts say, two years after blockade against Qatar.

Qatar

Qatar marks second anniversary of Arab quartet blockade

Despite Qatari attendance at recent high-profile Saudi summit, there is little sign the Gulf crisis is nearing an end.

Qatar

Five things to know about the blockade against Qatar

On the two-year anniversary of the Qatar-GCC crisis, few signs of resolution in sight.

Opinion

Saudi Arabia and Iran after the summits of discontent

Was Riyadh able to unite Arab and Muslim leaders against Tehran?

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

Qatar

Qatar expresses reservations over Mecca summit outcome

Qatar's foreign minister has questioned the hardline statements on Iran made at emergency summits in Mecca.

Qatar expresses reservations over Mecca summit outcome

Saudi Arabia

Iran rejects 'baseless' Arab summit allegations

Iran's foreign ministry spokesperson denounces Saudi King Salman's accusations of Tehran meddling in the region.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi king blasts Iran for 'naked aggression' in the Gulf

King Salman also presses the international community to 'use all means' to stop Tehran from regional meddling.

Middle East

Saudi Arabia gathers Arab leaders over attacks on oil assets

Riyadh pins drone attacks on oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia and sabotage of oil tankers off UAE's coast on Iran.

Qatar

Qatari PM to attend Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia amid blockade

It will be one of the first high-level meetings between top Qatari leaders and blockading nations since June 2017.