Court hears Twitter 'evidence' against Bahraini activist

Prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab accused of tweeting false information, 'inciting propaganda during wartime' over social media.

Bahrain lifts ban on electronic Al-Wasat newspaper

Bahrain police disperse Shiite protesters

Rouhani calls for end to Saudi ‘interference’ across region

Bahrain building torched in ongoing protests over executions

Bahrain executes three Shiites over police killings

Bahrain court upholds bomb blast death sentences

Bahrain extends detention of leading activist

Gulf stock listings nosedive in 2016

10 escapees on the run after attack on Bahrain jail

Neutral Oman joins Saudi 'anti-terror' coalition

Bahrain rights activist to stay in jail for separate case

Bahrain releases rights activist pending trial

Former Kuwaiti MP sentenced to ten years for Saudi insult

Bahrain police clash with Shiite protestors

GCC condemns Egypt accusations of Qatar link to Cairo bomb

Bahrain upholds nine-year jail sentence against opposition chief

Britain wants ‘strategic partnership’ with GCC

British PM joins GCC summit for trade talks

OPEC output cut boosts oil price

US approves arms sales to Gulf — with strings

UN says Arab leaders must treat young people as asset not liability

Bahrain accuses chief opponent of 'inciting hatred'

Bahrain court postpones human rights activist's verdict

Bahrain court overturns nine-year jail term of opposition chief

Gulf, Turkish ministers condemn ‘indiscriminate’ attacks on Aleppo

Bahrain postpones verdict of prominent activist

IMF warns of challenges ahead for MENA region

Bahrain court rejects release of opposition chief

Bahrain says 9/11 bill will harm US

Bahrain court upholds dissolution of main Shiite opposition group

Gulf budget deficits to peak this year

Verdict next month in prominent Bahrain activist trial

Earnings of Gulf-listed firms drop 8% in H1

Amnesty urges Bahrain to end 'heightened crackdown' on opposition

Bahrain denies bail for activist

Kuwait jails Shiite MP for insulting Arab Gulf states

Bahrain tries prominent Shiite cleric

Bahrain refers 138 ‘terror’ suspects to court

Arab summit in Mauritania cut to single day


UAE businessman launches largest Arab education fund

Abdulla al-Ghurair Foundation for Education says it plans to provide scholarships for 15,000 Middle Eastern students over next 10 years.

Sheikh Salman rejects accusations of FIFA presidential rival

Hitting back at accusations of Prince Ali, Sheikh Salman strongly refutes any notion of backroom deal with Africa.

Arab League condemns ‘hateful campaign’ against Qatar

League's General Assembly declares its ‘full support’ for Qatar's hosting of World Cup, which will be first tournament held in Arab country.

Crisis of unemployment: Over 30% of Arab youth jobless

Director general of Arab Labour Organisation says many graduates fail to find employment because their specialisations are not needed by private sector.

ECSSR concludes annual Conference on Shifting Roles, Interests and Alliances in Middle East

Conference participants emphasize unwavering importance of security of Middle East to international community.

Pakistan fines Qatar royal for hunting with falcons without permit

Sheikh Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman bin Hamad does not have permits for three hunting falcons he brought into Pakistan.

UAE beats Iran to win right to host Asian Cup in 2019

It will be second time that UAE has organised continent's showcase tournamnent having previously staged it in 1996.

Bahrain closes new TV channel of Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

Authorities in Bahrain decide to halt activities of Alarab, saying new pan-Arab news channel ‘has not received necessary permits.’

Saudi Prince Alwaleed launches pan-Arab news channel

Bahrain-based Alarab News Channel takes to air, leading with story about Japanese hostage, whom Islamic State claimed to have beheaded.

Gulf-Iranian proxy war spills onto the soccer pitch

Saudi-led proxy war against Iran playing out in Syria and Iraq expands onto soccer pitch with last minute decision by Palestinian national team to cancel friendly against Iran.

Well-loved Lebanese poet dies aged 102

Aql championed Lebanese nationalism, espousing contradictory views on politics in tumultuous Middle East.