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Al-Sisi and his counterpart also discussed regional issues of concern
Shoukry in visiting Bahrain to attend the Manama Dialogue
An appeals court in Bahrain has upheld the order to dissolve the Gulf state’s leading Shiite opposition group, al-Wefaq. The move comes despite criticism from the UN and human rights groups.
Performance of Gulf stock markets varied over the past week. The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) rose by 1.29%, recording an average daily trade volume of KD 7.236m. The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) followed in second, having closed at 10,652.3 points and an average trade volume of QR 181.6m per day. The Muscat Securities Market (MSM) …
Bahrain retracts nationality of Shi’a supreme leader Issa Qassem Monday
Bahraini police have searched the home of Nabeel Rajab, taking the prominent Shiite activist into custody. The raid comes after Rajab received a royal pardon over “insulting” tweets.
The agreement will contribute to listing Bahraini companies in the EGX and Egyptian companies in the Bahrain Bourse, said Ibrahim Bin Khalifa
King Al-Khalifa affirmed Bahrain’s support of the Egyptian initiative to launch a United Arab Force
Iran must change its policy towards the Gulf and cease its attempts to dominate the region, says Bahraini FM
Egypt presents its mega-development projects to attract Bahraini investments
Saudi Arabia cuts all diplomatic ties with Iran amid diplomatic tension between countries after execution of Al-Nimr
Saudi Arabia cut all diplomatic ties with Iran after Iranian protesters broke into its embassy in Tehran amid diplomatic tension between both countries regarding the Saudi execution of a Shi’a cleric Nimr Al-Nimr.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met with UAE leaders
Five wealthiest Gulf nations are blamed for their silence over Syrian refugee crisis
An attack launched by Houthi rebels against Saudi-led coalition forces killed dozens of soldiers
Egypt ranks 109th globally in world’s wealthiest/poorest countries list, with GDP per capita being equivalent to $6,650
‘Egypt’s military to stay out of conflict unless Bab El-Mandab straight threatens Suez Canal navigation’, say experts
Egyptian authorities reject alleged leaks against GCC countries
Diplomatic reconciliation between Qatar and Egypt resulted from Saudi and US pressure: analysts
State institutions and dialogue are key to region’s stability, says Egypt FM
Egyptian foreign minister is on two-day trip to the Gulf country to discuss international security in Middle East
The Gulf monarchy itself subdued an Arab Spring-inspired rebellion in 2011
Bahrain held parliamentary and municipal elections Saturday, opposition boycotted the vote
By James M. Dorsey Wealthy Gulf states have invited Jordan and Morocco to compete in future Gulf Cups as part of a bid to strengthen their fragile six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at a time that they have at best papered over deep rifts within the group. The invitation follows an earlier stalled attempt to …
Saudi monarch says agreement with Qatar included “support for Egypt”
Kuwait beat Iraq with a goal in the 90th minute, while Saudi Arabia beat Bahrain with a clean score of 3-0 in the second round.
Decision follows a meeting of Gulf leaders in Riyadh, who reached an agreement seeking unity of GCC states
Obama stresses there is no “quick fix” in military and ideological fight against ISIS
Egypt’s religious institutions play important role in fight against ISIS, says Kerry
Egypt shared new high commissioner’s concerns on the developments in the Middle East at 27th session of Human Rights Council in Geneva