Saudi Arabia

Saudi, UAE hold first meeting of the two-nation council

The two countries had formed a separate military and trade partnership amid the GCC rift.

UAE, Saudi hold first meeting of the two-nation council

Qatar

Qatar FM: Saudi threat violates international law

Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani says purchase of military equipment is a 'sovereign decision'.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Qatar FM: 'Impulsive behaviour' is a threat to GCC stability

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani discusses the blockade imposed against his country and its regional impact.

Politics

Understanding the blockade against Qatar

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar one year ago.

Understanding the blockade against Qatar

Special series

The Siege of Qatar

A year into the Qatar blockade, we examine the impact of the GCC crisis and question the future of inter-Gulf relations.

Qatar

GCC crisis at deadlock one year on

As Qatar maintains there is 'no legitimate justification' for blockade, GCC turmoil remains unresolved one year later.

Opinion

The Gulf crisis one year on: What next for Qatar?

There is a silver lining to the Gulf crisis that Qatar should seek to exploit.

Sultan Barakat

by Sultan Barakat

Sultan Barakat

Qatar

One year on, Qatar 'stronger' after blockade

Residents of Qatar share how they have been affected by a year-long diplomatic crisis with Gulf neighbours and Egypt.

Qatar 'stronger, united' one year after blockade

Opinion

How the blockade on Qatar failed

The GCC crisis has inflicted significant financial loss on Qatar, but it has failed to bring it down.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Middle East

Qatar's beIN off-air in UAE amid bootlegging allegations

BeIN, which owns exclusive rights to the World Cup, said its channels are being pirated across the region.

Qatar's beIN off-air in UAE amid bootlegging allegations

Middle East

Attiyah: Qatar will not 'fuel a war' with Iran

Qatari Defence Minister Khalid al-Attiyah says Doha and Tehran have differences but they could be resolved with talks.

Attiyah: Qatar will not 'fuel a war' with Iran

Counting the Cost

GCC crisis, one year on: What's the impact on Gulf economies?

We examine the regional economic cost of the year-long blockade on Qatar.

Opinion

The Gulf crisis: How it all started

For a long time, the GCC was effective in resolving regional disputes and ensuring balance of power.

Rory Miller

by Rory Miller

Rory Miller

Middle East

The blockade that unblocked art empowerment in Qatar

Amid the Saudi-led blockade on Qatar, national youth used their artistic creativity in defending their country.

The blockade that unblocked art empowerment in Qatar

Africa

External actors urged to stop meddling in Somalia's affairs

AU and EU are urging an end to external interference in Somalia's internal affairs by non-African actors.

External actors urged to stop meddling in Somalia's affairs