The removal of Anwar Gargash, who has long been the face of Emirati foreign policy, is part of a larger push to consolidate power within a tighter circle.
The end of the Gulf crisis has brought with it a window for Saudi Arabia to reassert itself in the Syrian war.
President-elect Joe Biden won't walk away from the UAE, but there are a number of issues that will seriously test the relationship.
The decision to restore relations with Qatar is a smart one. But can the Saudi crown prince follow through?
Saudi Arabia has lifted its blockade of Qatar after a three and a half year stalemate. So what triggered a change of heart?
The Sultanate is reeling from the double whammy of low oil prices and Covid-19. But with intra-GCC tensions high, a consensus on aid won’t come easily.
The Saudi-led bloc has shown signs that it wants to ease pressure on Qatar after nearly three years of a blockade against Doha.
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.
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