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Saudi-led blockade made Qatar stronger, says former official

12 November, 2017

Qatar's former deputy prime minister has said a Saudi-led blockade against Doha has strengthened the gas-rich Gulf emirate.

Jared of Arabia at the heart of Saudi sheikh-down

10 November, 2017

Comment: Amid Saudi Arabia's dramatic reshuffle, the involvement of Donald Trump's ambitious son-in-law has not gone unnoticed, writes Sam Fouad.

Tillerson's vanishing act while the Middle East is burning

10 November, 2017

Comment: Secretary of State Tillerson appears totally disengaged from Middle East policy, where traditional American diplomacy has been replaced by improvisation and vacillation, writes Emile Nakhleh.

UAE hires Bannon-affiliated company to spread anti-Qatar ads

09 November, 2017

In-depth: SCL Social, a media company linked to former Trump strategist Steve Bannon, has been paid handsomely by the UAE to peddle anti-Qatar ads on social media.

Riyadh's token reforms provide political cover for creeping authoritarianism

09 November, 2017

Comment: The Saudi leadership understands the need to play the image game, selling tokenistic women's rights reforms while arresting hundreds of dissidents, writes Bachar Halabi.

Qatar appoints women to Shura Council for first time

09 November, 2017

Four woman will sit on the 45-strong council, which is responsible for discussing draft laws approved by the cabinet, general government policy and the state's draft budget.

ILO drops case against Qatar over migrant worker rights

09 November, 2017

World Cup host Qatar has agreed to far-reaching labour reforms to improve conditions for migrant workers, after coming under pressure from the International Labour Organisation and human rights

Qatar blames Saudi-led boc for 'dissolution' of GCC

09 November, 2017

Qatar's foreign minister has warned a boycott of Doha by a Saudi-led bloc of Arab states could lead to the breakup of the GCC.

Saudi Arabia is beating the drums of war, again

08 November, 2017

Comment: Mohammed bin Salman's impulsive and antagonistic measures will come at a price, risking his survival as future king or disastrous wars across the region, writes Tamara Kharroub.

What will Hariri's shock resignation mean for Lebanon?

07 November, 2017

Comment: The resignation of Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri is the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, writes Henri Mamarbachi.

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