Six more countries have joined hands to back INSTEX, a mechanism that facilitates trade with Iran while circumventing US sanctions.
Ties between the two states have repaired themselves quickly after Abu Dhabi’s brief flirtation with the Syrian revolution.
The four leaders agreed that attacks against civilians in Syria must stop and expressed support for a UN-backed political process in Libya.
Saudi Arabia's invitation to Qatari emir could presage a thaw in the relationship that has become increasingly tense in recent years.
Iraqi protesters are concerned whether Prime Minister Mahdi's replacement will be acceptable to the nation, while experts warn that any bold moves by Iran could lead to further bloodshed or worse.
A Haaretz investigation sheds light on how Israeli hardline Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did his best to press the country’s media to cover him favourably.
Acknowledgement of the violence came in a television package that criticised international Farsi-language channels for their reporting on the crisis after Amnesty International said at least 208 people were killed in the crackdown.
There are more than 300 prosecution witnesses for the indictment in Israel's Parliament in three graft cases against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The new toll ups the number of deaths according to Amnesty International by almost 50 as the organisation urges the international community to ensure those responsible are held accountable.
After just over a year in power, premier Adil Abdul Mahdi stepped down last week and the parliament formally tasked President Barham Saleh with naming a new candidate.
At least 96 fighters have been killed over 48 hours in Idlib during clashes between the two sides, a war monitor said. Meanwhile, Russian air strikes killed at least 14 civilians in Maarat al Numan and Saraqib.
Kuwaiti foreign ministry official is hopeful that a two and a half year old rupture between Doha and three Gulf states will finally come to an end.
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