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June 9, 2017 1:08 PM Qatar’s Regional Rivals Ratchet Up Pressure in Widening Middle-East Rift

Official media in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the U.A.E. and Bahrain published a list of alleged terrorists or terrorist organizations Qatar’s regional rivals on Friday accused the country of supporting and harboring dozens of individuals and organizations linked to terrorism, widening the rift between some of the U.S.’s closest Middle Eastern allies 33

June 9, 2017 12:10 AM Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states

Qatar dismissed allegations of support for Islamist militancy on Friday after four Arab states, which cut ties with Qatar earlier this week, put the emirate on a "terror finance watch list". "The recent joint statement issued by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE regarding a 'terror finance watch list' once again reinforces baseless 101

June 7, 2017 12:03 PM Hacking, bots and information wars in the Qatar spat

While the recent diplomatic breakdown between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors exposes the political differences between the Gulf Cooperation Council member states, it also highlights the emergence of new types of cyber and information warfare. Instead of the Gulf states simply turning their methods of surveillance and propaganda inward to their citizens 232

June 7, 2017 4:37 AM The Latest: Hamas ‘shocked’ by Saudi comments on Qatar

Gaza’s ruling Hamas says it is shocked by Saudi Arabia’s call on Qatar to stop supporting the Islamic militant group. Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, have cut ties with Qatar and moved to isolate the Gulf nation, accusing it of harboring extremists. Qatar has denied the allegations. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir 97

June 6, 2017 1:09 PM Trump says Arab leaders complained about Qatar

President Donald Trump says that Middle Eastern leaders complained about the Gulf state of Qatar when he demanded an end to support for radical ideology that encourages terrorism. In a tweet on Tuesday, Trump did not take a position on the decision by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations to sever diplomatic relations with Qatar but appeared to suggest 29

June 6, 2017 11:27 AM Kuwait seeks to mediate Arab crisis over Qatar

DOHA/DUBAI Kuwait's ruler will travel to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, hoping to heal a damaging rift between Qatar and powerful Arab states over the former' s alleged support of Islamist militants and of political and religious rival Iran. Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah will meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and seek to resolve the worst 46

June 6, 2017 1:12 AM Qatar’s Spat With Neighbors Threatens its Vital Air Industry

Flight suspensions to Doha are a big blow for flag carrier Qatar Airways DUBAI—Qatar’s rift with its Arab neighbors threatens to hit one of the tiny Gulf state’s economic arteries: air transport. Airlines from the United Arab Emirates—including heavyweights Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways—Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt suspended flights to Doha on Monday 61

June 5, 2017 3:18 PM Arab powers sever Qatar ties, citing support for militants

DUBAI The Arab world's strongest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday over alleged support for Islamists and Iran, re-opening a festering wound just two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump's demand for Muslim states to fight terrorism. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut relations with Qatar in a coordinated move. Yemen, Libya's 80

June 5, 2017 2:55 PM Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Bahrain and Egypt Cut Diplomatic Ties With Qatar

The four Arab states also close air and sea routes to their neighbor Qatar’s Middle Eastern rivals sought to isolate the tiny Persian Gulf emirate by severing diplomatic and some commercial ties on Monday, exposing deep divisions among U.S. allies over policy toward Iran and Islamist political and military groups. In breaking or reducing ties, four Arab countries 23

June 5, 2017 1:03 PM FIFA issues response after nations cut ties with World Cup 2022 host Qatar

FIFA says it remains in "regular contact with Qatar" amid a growing diplomatic crisis between the Arab country and its neighbours. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates all cut diplomatic ties on Monday with Qatar over its alleged support of Islamist groups and its relations with Iran. Yemen and Libya are also reported to have followed 27