The deal comes amid reports that the US and UK are exploiting the rift between several Arab countries through designating them as the “priority markets” for their arms sales.
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah has criticized the Arab boycott of Israel, saying that the Bahrainis are free to visit Israel.
Intelligence reports suggest Kuwait will expel North Korea’s ambassador and four diplomats.
The ground forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States are to begin a joint military exercise in Abu Dhabi later on Saturday.
Qatar's emir tells Germany's chancellor that Doha is ready to "sit at the table" to resolve the Persian Gulf dispute.
Tensions flare at the Cairo event as top diplomats from Qatar and the Saudi-led bloc of its blockaders exchange fiery words.
Qatari foreign minister says the Saudi-led countries are trying to force his country into a state of trusteeship.
An Emirati pilot and soldier fighting against Yemen have been killed in two separate incidents.
The Iraqi and Qatari foreign ministers hold a phone conversation amid an ongoing dispute between Doha and a number of other Arab states, Qatari media say.
A new report reveals that the UK government has designated both sides of the Qatar crisis as 'priority markets' for its arms sales.
The US has reportedly approved arms sales worth over $3.8 billion to Bahrain amid its heavy crackdown against dissent.
Saudi Arabia says it has "suspended" planned talks with Qatar minutes after the Saudi crown prince and the Qatari ruler discussed ways to resolve a months-long crisis.
The four Arab states that cut off ties with Qatar deny Kuwait’s claims about progress in its mediation efforts with Doha.
Bahrain presses charges against more than two dozen men over attacking police.
Amnesty international raps Bahrain for taking advantage of the Western silence to use “an array of repression tools” in its brutal crackdown on dissent.
Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Ebtisam al-Saegh has been hospitalized with food poisoning.
The US president asks Salman to take the necessary steps to resolve the ongoing diplomatic row with Qatar.
Russia and Qatar say they are committed to boosting trade and economic ties.
The United Arab Emirates says Qatar has lost chances of resolving a rift with a number of Arab countries.
Doha closes the Chadian embassy in retaliation for a similar move by the African state, accusing it of siding with the Saudi-led quartet of blockaders.
Amnesty International and other rights groups express concern over Bahrain’s conduct in the case of a dissident detained without any charge or trial.
Qatar announces that its ambassador to Tehran will be returning to Iran around 20 months after he was recalled following demonstrations held in front of the Saudi embassy in Tehran.
Bahraini regime forces have attacked dozens of Shia inmates at the notorious Jaw prison, and placed them under solitary confinement.
Three Bahraini rights groups have slammed the island country’s NSA for its use of torture against dissent.
The American military and Qatari armed forces stage a joint training exercise in Doha.
Nazeeha Saeed says a court has rejected her appeal against a May ruling that fined her $3,000 and ordered her arrest until the fine is paid.
Doha says Saudi Arabia must let Qatar’s own airline transport Hajj pilgrims to Mecca rather than forcing them to rely on the kingdom's national carrier, Saudi Arabia Airlines.
The flag carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines claims one of its airliners has been prevented from touching down at Hamad International Airport in Doha.
The Qatari ambassador to Turkey says the UAE supports counter-revolutions in Middle East, and has paid for the military coup in Egypt.
Qatar expresses concern about the safety of its citizens in Saudi Arabia during the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
A Qatari official says Saudi Arabia and its allies have failed to damage Qatar’s reputation by leveling terror support allegations against the country.
Clashes break out between Bahraini forces and the anti-regime protesters marking Bahrain's Independence Day.
An environment campaigning group censures Kuwait’s intentional media blackout on oil spill.
A US Air Force F-18 fighter jet crash lands on the runway of Bahrain International Airport.
The program is expected to stimulate air transport and tourism, according to officials.
A Bahraini court adjourns the trial of distinguished human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab until September 11.
At least 13 human rights group have urged Britain to break silence on the situation of top Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab.
Israel's decision to close the offices of Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera in Jerusalem al-Quds is "a brazen attack on media freedom," Amnesty International says.
The maneuvers were aimed at preparing Qatar's Armed Forces to defend "vital economic, strategic, and infrastructure facilities," state-owned Qatari newspaper al-Sharq said.
Communications Minister Ayoob Kara says he has asked cable providers to turn off Al Jazeera’s broadcasts, claiming the channel is being used by groups to "incite" violence.
Two Bahraini teenagers have reportedly been given electric shocks while being questioned at a police station.
A Bahraini human rights organization says 18 people were arrested arbitrarily in Bahrain in the last week of July.
Qatar Airways says it is no longer interested in buying stakes at American Airlines, merely weeks after announcing the planned investment.
The 5-billion-euro deal comes at the time of a row with Saudi Arabia.
The Doha-Ankara maneuvers will reportedly be held in the framework of bilateral military cooperation against terrorism.
The United Arab Emirates sought to host an office of the Afghan Taliban militant group back in 2011, a new report says.
Qatar files a legal complaint with the World Trade Organization to lift trade boycott imposed by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE.
Doha says it has not called for the “internationalization” of the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage sites in Saudi Arabia, which Riyadh has interpreted as 'a declaration of war.'
The Saudi-led quartet of states expressed its readiness to hold talks with Qatar if Doha abides by the list of demands.
The Qatari National Human Rights Committee says it has filed a complaint with the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief over Saudi restrictions on Qatari Hajj pilgrims.
Protesters on Saturday took to the streets on the Sitra island in eastern Bahrain, including the Eker area, the village of Sanabis in the capital Manama’s countryside, and the northern village of Abu Saiba.
Kuwait shuts down a Shia satellite television channel, accusing one of its owners of having links to Iran and Hezbollah.
Qatar says the UN should intervene in the Persian Gulf diplomatic row, blasting the so-called blockaders’ “stubbornness.”
Qatar's top diplomat slams the “negative behavior” of the Saudi-led bloc of states as a blow to the mediation efforts aimed at ending the Persian Gulf crisis.
The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) has voiced concerns over the deteriorating health condition of top Bahraini rights activist Ebtisam al-Saegh.
A UAE-linked media outlet plans to release a documentary which claims Qatar was behind the 9/11 attacks.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ended a tour of Arab countries fighting one another in a diplomatic war, without contributing to a resolution of the dispute.
Russian foreign minister says Moscow is ready to mediate in the Persian Gulf crisis if it is approached.
A Kuwaiti member of parliament proposes jail terms for supporters of Lebanon's Hezbollah.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Kuwait after visiting Saudi Arabia as part of a regional tour to help resolve a dispute among several Arab countries in the region.
President Erdogan seeks to defuse the diplomatic rift between Qatar and the so-called siege states.
Still exhibiting assertiveness, the United Arab Emirates conditions dialog on resolution of diplomatic crisis with Qatar on Doha’s “revising” its policies.
A Bahraini rights group says the ruling Al Khalifah regime is heading towards further violations of human rights.
The Qatari emir slams the Saudi-led blockade against his country as a pre-planned smearing campaign.
A rights group says Bahraini inmates at Dry Dock Detention Center will be punished with torture, solitary confinement if they seek medical attention.
Qatar vows to take appropriate measures against the UAE over a hacking attack on its national news agency.
A senior Qatari official slams the Saudi-led bloc of states boycotting the country for their “disorganized” conduct and “conflicting statements.”
A Turkish columnist says the United Arab Emirates is willing to swap Gulenists with Brotherhood members.
The Saudi-led bloc of countries, which have blockaded Qatar, have called on Doha to accept what they view as “principles” in their list of demands from Qatar
Cairo says it will end a visa-free regime with Doha and require that it meet the 13 demands made by the four boycotting countries.
Qatar accuses the United Arab Emirates of an alleged hacking attack in late May.
The Emirati minister of state for foreign affairs hints that the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) may part ways with Qatar.
France has called on the Saudi-led quartet of Arab countries to lift sanctions on Qatari nationals.
The UAE foreign minister says no political solution to the widening Persian Gulf rift between Qatar and the Saudi-led bloc is seen on the horizon.
The Qatari foreign minister says the current crisis in the Persian Gulf cannot be resolved in a day, as recent US mediation ended without any breakthrough.
The United Nations (UN)’s human rights office has urged Bahrain to “unconditionally and immediately” release prominent activist Nabeel Rajab.
American Airlines ended its codeshare relationships with the Qatari and Emirati airlines as part of its efforts against government subsidies of Middle Eastern carriers.
Talks between the US and several Persian Gulf Arab states aimed at ending a rift with Qatar have come to an end without any breakthrough.
Prominent Bahraini human rights advocate Ebtisam al-Saegh has gone on an open-ended hunger strike in protest against torture and ill-treatment in jail.
A political commentator voices doubts about the sincerity of US criticism of the recent jail term passed on top Bahraini activists Nabeel Rajab.
The European Union says it is “worried” that the GCC “might come disunited” out of the tensions among its members states.
A Bahraini court sentences prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab to two years in jail on charges of spreading 'fake news.'
The Turkish president says he may travel to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Qatar to help resolve a dispute between Doha and its Arab neighbors.
Qatar says it is establishing a committee to pursue compensation for damage caused by blockade imposed on Doha by Saudi Arabia and allies.
The top British diplomat calls for an end to the Saudi-led siege of Qatar but plays down the possibility of a military escalation as "highly unlikely.”
A US human rights organization asks the State Department to secure the release of top Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab.
Qatar has rejected new claims by a Saudi-led bloc of countries that it “finances terrorism” and intervenes in their internal affairs.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE say they are ready to expand their siege against Qatar.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will remain loyal to Qatar.
The Qatari foreign minister stresses that his countries needs a healthy and constructive relationship with Iran.
A Bahraini political activist dies as a result of injuries he had sustained during torture at an al-Khalifa jail.