MENA countries particularly vulnerable to climate change

MENA governments are acutely aware of threats that climate change poses but collaborative strategy is necessary to avoid disaster.

China calls for Gulf crisis talks

Erdogan to visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia

UAE FM warns Qatar is 'undermining' GCC allies

Tillerson leaves Gulf with no end to dispute in sight

Tillerson meets Arab ministers over Qatar boycott

Iran, Oman to 'reinforce' ties amid Gulf dispute

Qatar signs counter-terror deal as US looks to defuse Gulf row

Shortcoming in post-coup Turkey's foreign policy

Tillerson looks to defuse Qatar crisis

Saudi, allies slam Qatar non-compliance as threat to security

Saudi, allies vow to maintain Qatar boycott

Saudi Arabia, allies to discuss Qatar crisis in Egypt

UN tells Qatar to mend fences with Gulf neighbours

Qatar responds to Gulf diplomatic demands

Saudi extends deadline to resolve Gulf crisis

Empire State lights up in Qatari colours

Qatari defence minister to visit Turkey over military base

Dubai ruler uses poetry to urge Qatar turnabout

Gulf crisis taking its toll on Asian workers in Saudi

Saudi insists demands on Qatar non-negotiable

GCC construction outlook to improve with oil prices recovery and implementation of reforms

Rouhani seizes opportunity to get closer to Qatar

Erdogan slams Saudi demands of Qatar as illegal

Gulf crisis heats up as Qatar receives list of demands

UAE warns Qatar to take neighbours' demands 'seriously'

Prime time for Ramadan on Gulf fashion calendar

Emirati minister warns Qatar isolation could ‘last years’

US moves to reassure Qatar with warplanes, joint manoeuvres

Libya, Qatar crisis dominate Macron visit to Morocco

Turkey FM heads to Qatar with UN ‘alarmed’ by GCC crisis

Qatar Airways service 'unaffected' by Gulf ban

Prolonged Gulf crisis could leave energy market vulnerable

US cites progress in resolving Qatar crisis

Erdogan slams ‘un-Islamic’ isolation of Qatar

Abu Dhabi says Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar firms

Morocco to send planes loaded with food to Qatar

Qatar Central Bank says business as usual despite crisis

Qatar Airways transit business in jeopardy

Qatar says Gulf nationals can stay as Iran sends food


Ramadan TV drama on ISIS stirs mixed reactions

'The series does a wonderful job of revealing life inside ISIS recruitment camps,' says Egyptian cinema critic Tarek el-Shenawy.

I AM, an exhibition by Arab women artists

After Amman, the I AM exhibition is to travel to London and Washington.

‘A Small Death’ by Saudi writer Mohamed Hasan Alwan wins IPAF Prize

Saudi novelist wins Arabic fiction award for tale of Sufi scholar's journey from 12th century Muslim Spain to Damascus broadening his view of human spirit.

Book Review: The Muslim world’s ‘struggle between faith and reason’

For centuries, Ottoman authorities threatened to execute anyone who published books.

Halla Walla: First Arab-inspired emojis app

Based in UAE, Bahraini Yasmine Rasool, 31, Japanese Eriko Varkey, 30, decide digital world needs emojis with Arab twist.

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.

Explorers of Empty Quarter march toward Doha at end of desert trek

Three-man team walked from Salalah in southern Oman, through Saudi Arabia, to Doha, across vast stretch of uninhabited land.

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.