Saudi Arabia may finally be realising that its marginalisation of Qatar has only strengthened Iran.
CBS News quoted Zinni as saying he stepped down from his Trump administration assignment after realising he could not resolve the Gulf dispute.
The Saudi public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for those involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. If the punishment is carried out, we might never know who ordered the killing.
Defence Minister Khalid al Attiyah’s statements came a year after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain imposed a land, sea and air blockade on Qatar.
Qatar remains cut off from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt a year after its Arab neighbours enforced a blockade.
Qatar's emir meets US delegation sent to the region by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The delegation earlier visited Kuwait.
Qatar becomes one of the most open countries in the region after allowing the citizens of 80 countries to enter the Gulf state without the need to apply or pay for a visa.
Bahrain and the UAE agree to open up flight corridors for Qatar's state-owned Qatar Airways.
Qatar held joint military exercises with Turkish troops on Monday, showcasing their strategic alliance two months into a boycott by Arab neighbours.
The legal complaint challenges "coercive attempts at economic isolation" by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates, Qatar's WTO representative Ali Alwaleed al Thani said.
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said Qatar had called for the internationalisation of the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage and called it a declaration of war against the kingdom, but Doha says it never made such a demand.
Led by Saudi Arabia, several states in the Middle East and Africa have severed ties with Qatar since June 5, accusing the gas-rich Gulf state of supporting terrorism and Iran. Qatar denies the allegations.
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