Qatar

Twitter mocks Saudi plans to turn Qatar into an 'island'

Social media users mock project that seeks to create a maritime channel along Saudi-Qatar border.

Twitter mocks Saudi plans to turn Qatar into an 'island'

United Arab Emirates

UAE regulator orders money exchanges to raise standards

The move comes after several banks cut ties with money exchange houses due to concerns about illicit financial flows.

UAE regulator orders money exchange houses to raise standards

Opinion

What should Qatar do to resolve the Gulf crisis, 'post-Rexit'

Even after Rex Tillerson's sacking, Qatar has ways to encourage the US to engage in efforts to resolve the Gulf crisis.

Sultan Barakat

by Sultan Barakat

Sultan Barakat

Qatar

Iraq rejects UAE claims of Qatar funding paramilitaries

UAE's foreign minister alleged the Qatari government paid various 'terrorist' groups up to $1bn, a claim Doha denied.

Iraq rejects UAE claims of Qatar funding paramilitaries

United States

Trump asks Saudi crown prince to share kingdom's wealth

President hopes kingdom will 'give some of [its] wealth' to US 'in form of jobs' by buying 'finest military equipment'.

GCC

Trump to press Mohammed bin Salman to resolve Gulf row

US president and Saudi crown prince are set to discuss Gulf crisis, Iran and other issues during White House meeting.

Trump to press Mohammed bin Salman to resolve Gulf dispute

United Arab Emirates

'UAE-linked man pushed Arab leaders' to replace GCC

Witness in US probe into alleged Trump collusion held a yacht meeting in 2015 on a new 'elite' grouping, says report.

Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi prince 'looks to rehabilitate image' on US visit

Analysts say two-week visit is aimed at revamping kingdom’s image and guaranteeing it's still 'in good graces of Trump'.

Qatar

Qatar asks US to probe financial manipulation by UAE

Qatar's central bank asks US to investigate Emirati bank accused of waging 'financial warfare' against it.

Qatar asks US to probe financial manipulation by UAE

Qatar

Qatar signs $3.7bn deal to buy military helicopters

Qatar to buy 28 military helicopters from Italian defence contractor Leonardo to 'enhance capability' of air force.

Qatar signs $3.7bn deal to buy military helicopters

US State Department

Is Gulf heading for 'cold peace' with Tillerson's exit?

US President Trump had been at odds with Tillerson, seen as a 'voice of moderation' on key foreign policy issues.

After Tillerson, is Gulf crisis heading for a long 'cold peace'?

Qatar

Qatar renews oil deal with Abu Dhabi amid blockade

Shared by Qatar and Abu Dhabi equally since 1969 deal, Al-Bunduq oilfield is operated by a Japanese-owned company.

Qatar renews Al-Bunduq oil deal with Abu Dhabi

Inside Story

What does the anti-Qatar quartet want exactly?

New report claims Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have been working against Doha for over 20 years.

Politics

Saudi establishes units to probe, prosecute corruption cases

Saudi Arabia's king announces launch of specialised anti-corruption departments to investigate embezzlement cases.

Saudi establishes units to probe, prosecute corruption cases

Qatar

Qatar will have enough milk by Ramadan: Baladna

Since the Gulf crisis, Qatari dairy firm imported thousands of cows from Europe and the US.

Qatar will have enough milk by Ramadan: Baladna