Qatar’s wealth, energy reserves, remaining allies, and new shipping routes have helped keep the prosperous country well supplied.
One day after Iraq's prime minister declared victory over the Islamic State in Mosul, International Amnesty refocuses attention on the 'civilian catastrophe' caused by the battle.
Mosul – a region where fear has predominated since Islamic State militants seized the city in 2014 – enjoyed a celebratory atmosphere when Iraq’s prime minister declared victory on Monday, though a humanitarian crisis still simmers.
After an eight-month operation against the Islamic State in Mosul, the terrorist organization holds less than two square kilometers, supporting claims that the destruction of the iconic al-Nuri Mosque signified the imminent end of IS forces in the city.
The Iraqi military announced Thursday that it has regained control of the historic Grand al-Nuri Mosque from ISIS, claiming its 'fictitious state has fallen.'
In a historic dispute with Qatar, several Arab nations sent the nation a 13-point list including 'steep' diplomatic and political demands. Turkey has refused to comply with the ultimatums and intends to bolster its military presence in Qatar.
Members of the Islamic State group blew up the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul on Wednesday. From one perspective, the loss of the 800-year-old mosque is a historic and religious tragedy. On the other hand, the destruction of Mosul’s last IS stronghold could signal the group’s impending collapse.
Saudi king ends the lingering uncertainty over succession, promoting his son Mohammed bin Salman to crown prince and deputy prime minister.
Tens of thousands of Moroccans march through the capital in a movement called Hirak al Chaabi. Activists call for royal intervention, expressing anger at the government and the king's entourage.
The UN announced that 'excessive air strikes' to help Syria regain control over the city of Raqqa have caused 'staggering loss of civilian life.'
ISIS's ambition for an Islamic caliphate has suffered significant setbacks in Iraq and Syria, but analysts warn that a spate of attacks, from Britain to Iran to the Philippines, shows the jihadist group is hardly defeated.
An attack Wednesday on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah, killed 17 people and injured more than 40. Many across the country have suspicions Saudi Arabia had a hand in the siege.
Kuwait’s emir is engaging Qatar’s emir in a series of talks intended to mediate a resolution to the disagreement that resulted in strict embargos on Qatar.
In response to the greatest unrest in the Gulf region in decades, Turkey is fulfilling its two-year-old promise to reaffirm its military presence in Qatar.