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A deal to resolve the three-year Gulf feud with Qatar was stalled by the UAE, US media reported.

Mohammed bin Salman's top aide threatened Jamal Khashoggi's son with unemployment six months before the assasination.

Gaza families receive Qatari financial aid

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gaza families receive Qatari financial aid

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have begun receiving payments as part of a financial aid package from Qatar.

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Ethiopia is the most coveted target of the ongoing scramble for the Horn of Africa.

Saudi Arabia's erasure <em>of</em> its Ottoman history will backfire

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Comment: Saudi Arabia is distancing itself from its Ottoman past to fuel its rivalry with Turkey, whipping up jingoistic sentiments, and ...

The New Arab Staff

Saudi looks to German football after losing beIN battle

The WTO has ruled that Saudi Arabia had promoted piracy channel beoutQ.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Qatar's beIN Sports blocks football broadcasts over Saudi dispute

Qatar-owned beIN Sports displayed blue screens rather than long-awaited Serie A matches due to a long-standing copyright dispute with ...

The New Arab Staff

Qatar Charity donates $1.5 million to UNRWA

The contribution will assist UNWRA in the coastal enclave, whose work is conducted by 13,000 staff, most of whom are Palestinian ...

The New Arab Staff

Omani shot dead on UAE border

An Omani citizen was shot dead on the border with the UAE.

TNA Webinar Video: <em>Blockade</em> <em>of</em> <em>Qatar</em> 3 Years On

The New Arab

TNA Webinar Video: Blockade of Qatar 3 Years On

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

The New Arab Staff

Qatar ranked 6th in global economic performance table

Observers say Qatar will be one of the first countries to bounce back after the coronavirus pandemic, based on its current ...

WTO condemns Saudi Arabia over pirate broadcaster beoutQ

The New Arab Staff

WTO condemns Saudi Arabia over pirate broadcaster beoutQ

The WHO backed Qatar's complaint about Saudi Arabia's illegal broadcast of Premier League games by channel beoutQ.

Egyptians stuck in <em>Qatar</em> lockdown fly home despite <em>blockade</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egyptians stuck in Qatar lockdown fly home despite blockade

Egypt had initially 'refused' to repatriate its citizens stuck in Qatar amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Inside Saudi Arabia's controversial Newcastle takeover bid

Stasa Salacanin

Inside Saudi Arabia's controversial Newcastle takeover bid

A poor human rights record, broadcast piracy and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi are casting a shadow over the Saudi-funded takeover.

Al Jazeera journalists targeted in misogynistic 'Saudi-linked' smear campaign

Florence Dixon

Al Jazeera journalists targeted in misogynistic 'Saudi-linked' smear campaign

Two women journalists have been the targets of an online harassment campaign led by pro-Saudi government Twitter accounts.

Florence Dixon

Leading Bahrain rights activist Nabeel Rajab released from prison

Nabeel Rajab, who was imprisoned for a tweet he sent, has been allowed to serve the remainder of his sentence outside of prison.

Diana Alghoul

Dubai's ex-police chief slammed for pro-Israel tweets

Dubai's former police chief Dhahi Khalfan angered many Arab Twitter users when he called for referring to israel as a 'friend' and said he will ...

Amr Salahi

Explainer: Why is Qatar under blockade by Saudi Arabia?

Today marks the third anniversary of the Qatar diplomatic crisis, with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain still ...

Courtney Freer

The Gulf crisis's 'internationalisation' makes it harder to resolve

Comment: The more the GCC rift spreads, the more difficult it will be to negotiate or to change the status quo, writes Courtney Freer.

Taking stock <em>of</em> the anti-<em>Qatar</em> <em>blockade</em> three years later

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Taking stock of the anti-Qatar blockade three years later

As the Gulf crisis enters its fourth year, fake news and hostile narratives run rife in the region hindering attempts to salvage the GCC's ...

The New Arab

US pressures UAE-Saudi to end Qatar blockade over Iran

The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt launched a blockade on Qatar in June 2017.

<em>Qatar</em> says Gulf bloc exit rumours 'baseless'

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar says Gulf bloc exit rumours 'baseless'

'Reports claiming that Qatar is considering leaving the GCC are wholly incorrect and baseless,' Qatar's assistant foreign minister said.

Stalled Newcastle bid exposes limits <em>of</em> Saudi money

Courtney Freer

Stalled Newcastle bid exposes limits of Saudi money

Comment: The WTO's objection to Mohammed bin Salman's Newcastle United deal won't fix Saudi Arabia's human rights record, but it's a step in the ...

Kuwaiti FM meets <em>Qatar</em> leader amid Gulf <em>blockade</em>

The New Arab

Kuwaiti FM meets Qatar leader amid Gulf blockade

Kuwait, which enjoys friendly relations with Qatar, has been seen likely leader of any future negotiations with other GCC ...

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