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‘Meddling’ Iran is isolated by Gulf states
UAE and Bahrain join Saudi Arabia in curtailing diplomatic ties as anger grows over 'continuous intervention' in internal affairs.
January 5, 2016
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in good health: office
Spokesman Abu Rudeineh described reports on social media that the Palestinian president had suffered a stroke as false.
January 2, 2016
Turkey silent on airport blast claimed by militants
Family of cleaner killed in blast has received no explanation of her death from government.
December 28, 2015
Year in review 2015: Plunging oil prices
Plunging prices touched off a wave of changes as GCC countries tightened their belts and diversified economies.
December 21, 2015
Saudi women’s poll success a sign of societal change
The vote reflects how Saudi Arabia is catching up not only with the rest of the world, but with itself as well, writes Justin Vela.
December 15, 2015
Terrorism and regional conflicts top agenda at 36th GCC summit
Saudi Arabia's King Salman said in his opening speech that Islam is a religion of moderation and tolerance.
December 10, 2015
GCC leaders pledge reconstruction conference for Yemen after conflict
Peace talks aimed at ending the war will take place later this month.
December 10, 2015
Syrian opposition gathers in Riyadh for talks
Rebels and members of the political opposition are in Saudi Arabia to establish a plan for negotiations with the Assad regime.
December 7, 2015
In its bid to topple Bashar Al Assad, Turkey stands accused of fueling extremism
As Ankara struggles to maintain influence over the war next door, questions are being asked as to whether its approach has contributed to the destabilising of the Middle East.
December 5, 2015
Behind Russian jet downing lies deep schism over defining Syria’s ‘terrorists’
The shooting down of a Russian warplane by Turkish F-16s is more than just a 17-second airspace violation – it highlights the international split over which Syrian rebel groups are considered acceptable.
November 25, 2015