The long read: UAE foreign policy has been actively fighting political Islam in all its forms, pitting the Emirates directly against Qatar and Saudi Arabia, writes Marc Cher-Leparrain.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan have said there can be no concessions on establishing a Palestinian state.
US President Donald Trump has pledged to make Gulf countries pay for a Syrian "safe zone", which would keep refugees inside the war-torn country.
Arab governments have been listed among the biggest arms purchasers during 2012-2016, according to a new study by the Stockholm Institutional Peace Research Institute.
Tehran accused Saudi Arabia and Israel of coordinating actions to damage the Islamic Republic, in the latest tit-for-tat between the rival nations.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reportedly turned down an offer from former US Secretary of State John Kerry to make peace with Arab states in return for some concessions to Palestinians.
The former Manchester United ace was barred from passing through the US on his way to Trinidad from Qatar, as debate continues on strict American visa rules.
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Qatari authorities have approved a draft law that could see junk food taxed in the tiny Gulf state, which has one of the world's fattest populations.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has again defended Ankara's calls for safe zones in Syria, designed to encourage refugees to return to their homes in the north of the country.