The Saudi-led bloc has shown signs that it wants to ease pressure on Qatar after nearly three years of a blockade against Doha.
A number of policy setbacks have pushed Saudi Arabia to revisit its blockade of Qatar raising the spectre of a potential rapprochement.
Football diplomacy and the Saudi king's decision to invite the Qatari emir to a Gulf summit in Riyadh led to speculation about an imminent diplomatic breakthrough between Gulf rivals.
By establishing formal diplomatic relations with the Houthis, Iran complicates Riyadh’s attempts to reach a deal with the Yemeni rebel group.
Kuwait’s state-run news agency, KUNA, reported that Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al Sabah formally submitted his Cabinet’s resignation to the country’s ruler, Sheikh Sabah al Sabah.
A window for rapprochement in the Gulf could be in the offing as the US tones down its rhetoric on Iran pushing Saudi Arabia and the UAE to take a step back.
Animal activists are trying to stop shipment of more than 60,000 goats, sheep, and cows to Kuwaiti by saying many of the crammed animals would die on the way.
Germany, Belgium, and Kuwait put their text in a final form and seek a vote on Thursday. Russia and China also put their rival text in a final form for a vote, that calls for a cessation of hostilities in September but gives no date.
Saudi Arabia has failed to devise a long-term strategy in the region while decades of Iranian planning now bears fruit.
In spite of Kuwait’s best efforts, the Qatar-Saudi spat is nowhere closer to a resolution.
Four Arab countries cut off all ties with Doha in 2017. Now Kuwait is stepping in as a mediator between Saudi Arabia and Qatar as it readies itself with a meeting with the US President.
Bahrain leads the charge in befriending Israel as Gulf nations prioritise the Iranian 'threat' and shove Palestine off the agenda.
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