UN top court rules Qatar blockade is illegal

In a humiliating defeat for Saudi Arabia and its allies, the top UN court has ruled in a 16-1 decision in favour of Qatar over the ongoing dispute between Doha and its Gulf neighbours. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) dismissed, today, the appeal lodged by Saudi Arabia,UAE, Egypt and[…]

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The GCC summit against a backdrop of regional crises

The 39th annual Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit took place in Riyadh as the body is ridden with crises including regional disunity, challenges to sovereignty and the diminishing international reputation of Saudi Arabia, the biggest member state. The GCC, made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, was[…]

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Israel detains Gaza Freedom Flotilla

The Freedom Flotilla set sail from the local port on Tuesday in defiance of a 12-year Israeli sea blockade on Gaza. The boat, said to be carrying 17 passengers and crew, was stopped by the Israeli navy which announced it had taken control of the vessel less than 12 miles[…]

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Qatar joins military exercise in Saudi Arabia

Qatari armed forces participated in the conclusion of the Gulf Shield 1 military exercise in Saudi Arabia earlier this week. The Qatari army said in a statement issued yesterday that Qatari Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Ghanem Al-Ghanim, participated in the final day of the Gulf Shield 1 exercise on[…]

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