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Iran accused of training Bahrain-Saudi oil pipeline attack militants

07 February, 2018

Bahrain has accused four suspects of being trained by Iran's Revolutionary Guard to carry out an alleged bomb attack on the island's oil pipeline with Saudi Arabia last November.

Making it rein: Saudi invests millions in horse meet

07 February, 2018

Saudi Arabia has announced it will launch a horse racing meet that will rival some of the biggest championships.

Lebanese to sue Saudi minister, MBS protege Thamer Sabhan

07 February, 2018

In a move sure to escalate tensions between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, a judge in Beirut has accepted a lawsuit against Saudi Minister for Gulf Affairs Thamer Sabhan

Thousands of Yemeni dialysis patients at risk of dying

07 February, 2018

Four dialysis centres have closed in Yemen since the war started and the remaining 28 struggle to provide services, with broken machines, a lack of essential supplies and unpaid staff.

Louvre apologises to Qatar for 'Gulf map scandal'

06 February, 2018

The Louvre Museum in Paris has apologised to Qatar for its franchise in the United Arab Emirates displaying a map of the Arabian Peninsula that purposely blacked out Qatar.

Jordan building 1000-mile pipeline for post-IS Iraqi oil imports

06 February, 2018

Jordan has approved plans to construct a 1000-mile-long oil pipeline from Basra to Aqaba, with Iraq keen to boost exports after 'defeating' Islamic State

Google suspends AMP websites in Egypt after government block

06 February, 2018

Internet giant Google has suspended access to a publishing protocol for mobile devices in Egypt after authorities blocked the portal, which is used to circumvent online restrictions.

Saudi uproar after 11-year-old girl filmed in 'scandalous' dance

05 February, 2018

Video: A girl wearing a traditional wedding costume and full make-up has caused uproar in Saudi Arabia after being filmed dancing in a mixed-sex festival in Jizan.

Kuwait sentences blogger to 5 years for 'insulting' UAE

05 February, 2018

Social media figure Abdullah al-Saleh has been sentenced to an extra five years in prison after criticising the UAE's role in the region.

Yemen commander praises Saudi Arabia after airstrike kills civilians

05 February, 2018

General Nasser al-Dhaybani praised the Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, in which 60 percent of victims have been civilians, calling them 'excellent' and 'helpful.'

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