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Saudi-led ultimatum on Qatar 'against international law': Erdogan

25 June, 2017

The Turkish President slammed on Sunday the sweeping list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies to Qatar as an attack on the sovereign rights of a state.

Jordan to cancel ‘marry the victim’ clause shielding rapists

24 June, 2017

In a key step toward reform, the kingdom is now poised to abolish a provision that exempts a rapist from punishment if he marries his victim

Most Muslim countries to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Sunday

24 June, 2017

The Eid al-Fitr feast marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is to start on Sunday in Saudi Arabia and neighbouring Gulf States, religious authorities announced.

Qatar rejects demands list as 'unreasonable'

24 June, 2017

A Qatari spokesperson said the list was unreasonable, after the country's foreign minister said Doha would only negotiate on matters related to 'GCC collective security'.

#WeDemandQatar - the internet trolls Saudi demands

24 June, 2017

The rationale behind Saudi's demands are hard to comprehend, let-alone quantify. Twitter caught on, and could not resist taking a jab.

UAE threatens Qatar to take list of demands 'seriously'

23 June, 2017

The UAE has threatened Qatar to take a list of harsh demands drawn up by its neighbours seriously or the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf would turn into a "divorce".

Saudi-UAE demands challenge the fundamentals of international relations

23 June, 2017

Comment: The Saudi-UAE list of demands would effectively place Qatar under guardianship, and undermine the principle of freedom of expression and national sovereignty, writes James Dorsey.

Saudi succession reshuffle threatens the house of cards

23 June, 2017

Comment: An indulged prince who flaunts his wealth, newly proclaimed Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will find building support amid increasing dissatisfaction a Herculean task, writes Robert Springborg.

Saudi-led anti-Qatar alliance 'to punish Turkey for backing Doha'

23 June, 2017

A Saudi-led alliance against Qatar is planning to slap economic sanctions on Turkey for its support for Doha during the ongoing diplomatic crisis, diplomatic sources have said.

Saudi Arabia delivers 'list of demands' to Qatar

23 June, 2017

Saudi Arabia and allies boycotting Qatar have issued a list of demands that includes shutting down the Doha-based al Jazeera channel and cutting diplomatic ties to Iran.

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