Bahrain frees award-winning AFP photographer

Authorities release Al-Shaikh after holding him for over 24 hours over his work for AFP.

Bahrain sentences three to death for police bombings

Bahrain arrests photographer on unspecified charges

Britain joins US in banning laptops on flights from Turkey, Arab world

IEA says OPEC abides by output cut

Bahrain postpones trial of Shiite opposition leader

Anti-Muslim hate has gone mainstream in Europe

McMaster could lead to more predictable foreign policy

Bahrain files lawsuit to dissolve secular opposition

Trump exacerbating ‘immense’ decline of rights in Arab world

Cyber attacks in Gulf countries on the rise

GCC geopolitics spike military sales at IDEX

Time bomb of unemployment among Arab youth

Bahrain arrests 20, approves military trials for civilians

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


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.