Middle East


Kuwait Orders Iran Envoy to Leave Within 48 Days

Kuwait ordered the Iranian ambassador on Thursday to leave the country within 48 days, Iran’s ISNA news agency reported, in an escalating row following a court case which implicated “Iranian…

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U.S. Ends Laptop Ban on Middle East Carriers

The United States has ended a four-month ban on passengers carrying laptops onboard U.S. bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa, bringing to an end…

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Arab States Send Qatar 13 Demands to End Crisis

Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al-Jazeera and reducing ties to their regional adversary, Iran, an…

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Saudi, Egypt Lead Arab States Cutting Qatar Ties

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism and opening up the worst rift in years among…

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