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Editorial: A beautiful game of capital gain
Editorial: A beautiful game of capital gain
The Fifa World Cup is an extravagant symbol of so much that is wrong with this world.
Gulf block remains in deadlock one year on
Gulf block remains in deadlock one year on
One year has passed since Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Gulf in years.
Saudi permanently closes only land border with Qatar
Saudi permanently closes only land border with Qatar
Saudi Arabia has permanently closed its only land border with Qatar, which continues to be blockaded by the kingdom and some of its other Gulf...
Saudi king orders reopening of Qatar border to pilgrims
Saudi king orders reopening of Qatar border to pilgrims
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the reopening of the border with Qatar to hajj...
Saudi Arabia demands Qatar close Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran
Saudi Arabia demands Qatar close Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran
The Gulf crisis escalated late Thursday, as Kuwait, acting as a mediator, presented Qatar with a 13-point list of demands from Saudi Arabia, the...
Africa on the Horn of a dilemma
Africa on the Horn of a dilemma
When Saudi Arabia and its allies severed diplomatic relations with Qatar earlier this month, the fate of Ras Doumeira is unlikely to have figured...
​Gulf crisis reverberates through the Horn of Africa
​Gulf crisis reverberates through the Horn of Africa
When Saudi Arabia and its allies severed diplomatic relations with Qatar earlier this month, the fate of the Ras Doumeira is unlikely to have...
Seismic shifts in the Gulf in Qatar stand-off
Seismic shifts in the Gulf in Qatar stand-off
The most prosperous country in the world is under siege as fellow states look on, some in awe, others in fear, and many with glee. Qatar, host of...
Saudis back Qatar into a corner
Saudis back Qatar into a corner
In any other week, the twin suicide attacks in Iran on Wednesday would have been headline news in the Middle East. Although the Islamic State...
Zuma hosts Emir of Qatar under cover of darkness for fear of protest embarrassment
Zuma hosts Emir of Qatar under cover of darkness for fear of protest embarrassment
Fearing the embarrassment of a hostile march on their front lawn, the Presidency in an unprecedented move, is hosting a state visit at night.
West goes East and boobs
West goes East and boobs
Picasso's Women of Algiers (Version O) is the painting that just keeps on giving to news outlets. The world-record sale of this late...
Hot dissent over Christmas in Qatar
Hot dissent over Christmas in Qatar
Either way, in confirming the 2022 World Cup will start in late November in the tiny Persian Gulf state of Qatar to avoid searing heat, a Fifa task...

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