Qatar's Emir told Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah this week his country had done everything it could to resolve a dispute over Doha's links with Islamist groups, but the monarch appeared unconvinced, a Gulf security source said on Tuesd
Bahrain and Saudi Arabia last night stressed the need to steer the region away from tensions. They also underlined the importance of maintaining the region's stability as His Majesty King Hamad received Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al
Gulf states took a step towards resolving a severe rift in the alliance by agreeing on ways to implement a security agreement they reached last year.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar on March
A breach between Qatar and some of its Gulf neighbours is a pivotal test for a three-decade-old union formed to stand united when threatened by common enemies.
The six neighbours have struggled for years to transform their allianc
Lebanese lawmakers have decided to extend their term by 16 months until November next year, postponing a scheduled June parliamentary election, because of political deadlock and violence spilling over from neighbouring Syria's civil war.
A divided municipal council has suspended its meetings indefinitely in a move that threatens to delay Bahrain’s public projects across Muharraq.
It is the latest twist in an ongoing saga at the Muharraq Municipal Council, wh
Yahoo Inc chairman Roy Bostock fired CEO Carol Bartz over the phone on Tuesday, ending a tumultuous tenure marked by stagnation and a rift with Chinese partner Alibaba.
Chief financial officer Tim Morse will step in as interim CEO, and the
Bahrainis were yesterday urged by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa to join efforts to heal rifts and achieve national reconciliation.
"The aftermath of regrettable incidents require us all to join han