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Qatar

How WikiLeaks cables paint UAE motive for Qatar blockade

Cables show UAE 'warned' US about Qatar long before crisis began, motives weren't only driven by security concerns.

How WikiLeaks cables paint UAE motive for Qatar blockade

United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi's problem with the Muslim Brotherhood

How the United Arab Emirates' broad definition of 'extremism' has impacted regional politics since 2011.

Abu Dhabi's problem with the Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt

Family of couple detained in Egypt call on US to intervene

Lawyer says Ola al-Qaradawi and husband Hosam Khalaf are 'being held hostage' amid Egypt-Qatar political rift.

Family of couple detained in Egypt call on US to intervene

Mohamed Morsi

Egypt court sentences Morsi to three years in jail

Egyptian court sentences ex-president Mohamed Morsi to three years in prison on charges of insulting the judiciary.

Morsi gets 3 years in jail for 'insulting judiciary'

Egypt

Who was Muhammad Mahdi Akef?

Akef’s death could play its role in reviving the Muslim Brotherhood and inspiring sympathisers across the world.

Who was Muhammad Mahdi Akef?

Middle East

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahdi Akef dies at 89

Born in 1928, months after the founding of the Muslim Brotherhood, Akef was one of the group's most prominent members.

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahdi Akef dies at 89

Middle East

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in prison

Ibrahim Halawa, detained at age 17, is expected to walk free after years of 'mockery of justice' in pre-trial detention.

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in prison

Middle East

What is the Muslim Brotherhood?

The Muslim Brotherhood came up frequently during the GCC rift. Here is a breakdown of the group's ideology and roots.

What is the Muslim Brotherhood?

GCC

How Trump's Saudi visit triggered Qatar-Gulf crisis

For the Trump administration, the 'terrorist' label is little more than a foreign policy tool of the US and its allies.

Analysis: Qatar-Gulf crisis: Who are the 'terrorists'?

Middle East

Saudi FM: Qatar must stop supporting Hamas, Brotherhood

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir lays down several steps for restoration of ties with Arab allies.

Saudi FM: Qatar must stop supporting Hamas, Brotherhood

Opinion

Why is Egypt involved in the latest GCC crisis?

Egypt's positions on Qatar and Al Jazeera have nothing to do with "terrorism" and everything to do with autocracy.

Mohamad Elmasry

by Mohamad Elmasry

Mohamad Elmasry

Middle East

Egypt issues life sentence for Muslim Brotherhood chief

The Brotherhood's Mohammed Badie and two other prominent leaders sentenced to life in 'Rabaa operations room' retrial.

Egypt issues life sentence for Muslim Brotherhood chief

Opinion

What happened to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood?

Internal ideological and political disagreements might lead to the break-up of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

Khalil al-Anani

by Khalil al-Anani

Khalil al-Anani

Middle East

The Muslim Brotherhood and Trump's terror list

Outlawing the Brotherhood reflects a total failure to understand the historical complexities of the group's evolution.

The Muslim Brotherhood and Trump's terror list

Muslim Brotherhood

'Witch hunt' fears as US may outlaw Muslim Brotherhood

Senator Ted Cruz tables bill to ban Muslim Brotherhood, raising fears of a crackdown on Muslim civil society groups.

'Witch hunt' fears as US may outlaw Muslim Brotherhood