Bahrain arrests 20, approves military trials for civilians
Bahrain tightens grips on
political protest as 20 more arrested in Shiite villages, constitutional
amendment approved meaning military trials for civilians accused of ‘terrorism’.
Bahrain police clash with demonstrators over death of young Shiite
Rohani’s GCC visit barely makes waves
Trump fears may bring Iran, Gulf closer together
Iran's Rouhani crosses Gulf on tour to improve relations
Bahrain mourners clash with police
Bahrain terrorist blast wounds two at demonstration
Demonstrators, police clash on Bahrain uprising anniversary
GCC gears up for VAT in 2018
Arab League’s Hossam Zaki says much depends on ‘gathering of Arab will’
Bahrain recaptures escaped prisoners trying to flee by boat
Jordan says Syria not invited to Arab summit
Saudi prince’s pan-Arab TV news channel shut down
Bahrain opposition loses appeal against dissolution
Arab League in dire financial straits
Arab countries face climate warming reality
Russia FM calls for Syria return to Arab League
No tears shed in GCC over Obama’s exit
Bahrain protests, clashes before Shiite cleric court hearing
Bahrain police raid Shiite cleric's supporters
Arab League condemns fresh Israeli settlement plans
Court hears Twitter 'evidence' against Bahraini activist
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
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.