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.

Middle East

Saudi king invites Qatar's emir to GCC summit in Mecca

Qatar's Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has been invited by the Saudi king to an emergency summit on May 30.

Saudi king invites Qatar's emir to GCC summit in Mecca

Iran

Zarif: We don't want war, and no one can confront Iran

Saudi media reports US request for military deployment in its territories as Iranian FM says no war will take place.

FM Javad Zarif: We don't want war, and no one can confront Iran

AJ IMPACT

IMF says Saudi budget deficit to hit seven percent of GDP in 2019

Saudi Arabia faces increasing fiscal challenges, with high government spending and volatile oil prices, says IMF.

IMF says Saudi budget deficit to hit seven percent of GDP in 2019

Qatar

Qatar and UAE go head-to-head at The Hague

Three days of hearings at the International Court of Justice have centred around Doha's blocking of a UAE visa website.

'Violence and hatred': Qatar and UAE go head-to-head at The Hague

United States

US official urges GCC unity to combat 'threat posed by Iran'

The chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee urged Gulf countries to resolve the ongoing diplomatic spat.

US official urges GCC unity to combat 'threat posed by Iran'