GCC Relations

Qatar, UAE battle at the Hague over UN anti-discrimination resolution

At the International Court of Justice, Qatar and the UAE are arguing over whether the latter violated the UN resolution when it took various actions against Qatar during the 2017 crisis.

Al-Monitor Staff | GCC Relations | sept. 1, 2020
al-monitor Qataris sit waving national flag as they gather in the streets to welcome back the Emir upon his return from his first trip abroad during the ongoing Gulf diplomatic crisis on Sept. 24, 2017. Photo by KARIM JAAFAR/AFP via Getty Images.

GCC Railway: a train across a fractured Gulf?

The repeatedly delayed rail network could boost regional trade and ease mobility.

Sebastian Castelier | GCC Relations | juil. 27, 2020

Qatar Airways sues Saudi Arabia, UAE, others over airspace closure

Qatar's flagship airline is seeking billions in damages from the 2017 diplomatic crisis.

Al-Monitor Staff | GCC Relations | juil. 22, 2020

UN high court sides with Qatar in aviation dispute

The aviation row centers on a years-long air boycott imposed by Qatar's regional rivals.

Al-Monitor Staff | GCC Relations | juil. 15, 2020

Has China gained an edge on the US in the Gulf?

China has upped the ante, but the United States holds the winning hand; Oman weighs risks and benefits of Gulf bailout; will migrant workers return to GCC?

Week in Review | China in the Mideast | juil. 2, 2020