Qatar

Qatar's Asian Cup win to 'deepen' Gulf crisis

Regional response to Qatar's run at the Asian football Cup in UAE has deepened split within the Gulf, analysts say.

Qatar's Asian Cup win to 'deepen' Gulf crisis: analysts

Qatar

Pro-Israel think-tank holds anti-Qatar event

Speakers denounce Doha for its support of Palestinian issues at a largely empty conference room in Washington, DC.

Daniel Pipes' pro-Israel think-tank holds anti-Qatar event

Qatar

Qatar takes delivery of first French-built Rafale jet fighter

Doha has significantly boosted defence spending after being diplomatically isolated by its Gulf neighbours in 2017.

Qatar takes delivery of first French-built Rafale jet fighter

Israel

Israel reactivates 'virtual embassy' in the Gulf

First launched in 2013, the initiative, which consists of a Twitter handle, was abandoned a year later.

Israel reactivates 'virtual embassy' in the Gulf

United Arab Emirates

Pope Francis seeks dialogue on first trip to UAE

On a three-day visit, Pope Francis will promote a dialogue based on tolerance and peace with the Muslim world.

Pope Francis seeks dialogue on first trip to UAE

Inside Story

Can sports heal divisions in the Middle East?

After Qatar's first major football title win, will the blockade by four regional rivals be eased or tightened?

Qatar

UAE 'used spying tool' to target Qatar's emir, others

Sheikh Tamim, senior Turkish official and activists among hundreds whose iPhones were hacked, Reuters reports.

Qatar

'Disgusting': Fans slam crowd violence in Qatar-UAE tie

Qatari players were pelted with shoes and bottles during their Asian Cup semi-final win against hosts UAE.

Calls for UAE to be punished after crowd violence mars Qatar win

Football

Qatar thrash UAE to reach Asian Cup final

Qatar to face Japan in the final after beating hosts in front of a hostile crowd in Abu Dhabi.

Qatar

Anti-Qatar protesters in New York were paid: report

Qatar says it is the target of a smear campaign after British newspaper reveals woman offered cash to people to protest.

Anti-Qatar protesters in New York were paid: report

Qatar 2022

Blockade 'not hindering' Qatar's World Cup preparation

Qatar is hoping the Middle East region benefits from the 2022 football World Cup, organising committee head says.

Qatar 2022: Blockade 'not hindering' World Cup preparation

Business & Economy

Gulf Arab economies to grow more slowly through 2020: economists

OPEC supply cuts are likely to support oil prices to an extent but will weigh on GDP growth for Gulf energy producers.

Gulf Arab economies to grow more slowly through 2020: economists

Football

Blockade Derby: Qatar, Saudi set for Asian Cup fixture

Qatar to take on Saudi Arabia at Asian Cup, their first football match since the start of the 2017 Gulf crisis.

Qatar vs Saudi Arabia: Football, blockade and piracy at Asian Cup

Qatar

Qatar-Turkey trade surges to $2bn amid Gulf tensions

Ankara has emerged as one of Doha's most important trade partners since Saudi-led blockade was imposed in June 2017.

Qatar-Turkey trade surges to $2bn amid Gulf tensions

Turkey

Erdogan vows to strengthen cooperation with Qatar

Turkish president vows to strengthen relations in various sectors including defence, trade, tourism and energy.

Erdogan vows to strengthen cooperation with Qatar