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Analysis: The future of the GCC has been called into question with the current blockade on Qatar. Despite the current bad blood between member states, there have been some achievements.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said the Islamic world needed to do more to explain to the West why Muslims feel great pain when the Prophet Muhammad is insulted.

Saudi king warns Gulf attacks could threaten oil supplies

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Saudi king warns Gulf attacks could threaten oil supplies

'Terrorist attacks' in the region could imperil global oil supplies, Saudi Arabia's King Salman said during an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca.

<em>Mecca</em> <em>summit</em> 'supports Palestinians' ahead of controversial Bahrain meeting

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Mecca summit 'supports Palestinians' ahead of controversial Bahrain meeting

Arab states attempted to ease tensions with Palestinians at an OIC summit in Mecca on Saturday, affirming support for ...

Qatar PM in Saudi Arabia, first visit since blockade

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Qatar PM in Saudi Arabia, first visit since blockade

Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Thani is the highest-ranking Qatari official to visit Saudi Arabia since the kingdom led a regional ...

Imad K. Harb

At Mecca meetings, Riyadh will only get 'verbal solidarity'

Analysis: Given GCC disunity and lack of readiness among Arab League states, it is doubtful that the emergency meetings will satisfy Saudi leaders' hopes in a full-fledged entente against Iran.

Alain Gresh

Saudi Arabia mired in quicksand of the Middle East

The long read: Two years after acceding to the throne, King Salman faces mounting challenges; both regional and domestic, and questions around ...

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