Five years ago, waves of popular protest began to spread, thrillingly, across the Arab world. Is anyone better off as a result? Patrick Cockburn reflects
Kuwait’s state-run news agency said attack on Saudi officials was a ‘flagrant breach of international agreements’
The post-execution flare-up is an alarming development, but it springs from decades of mutual suspicion and violent conflict by proxy.
The Gulf Cooperation Council has agreed to introduce VAT following costly military campaigns and a drop in global oil prices
Routine clinical screenings of expatriates entering Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) such as Kuwait could be introduced
Osama Bin Laden was able to hide undetected in Pakistan for years because of a “collective failure” of the country’s “military authorities, the intelligence authorities, the police and the civilian administration,” according to a damning report kept secret by the Pakistani government.
Suleiman Abu Ghaith, thought to have been involved in planning the 9/11 attacks, will answer terror charges in the USA
Saudi Arabia was by far the biggest customer, receiving arms exports totalling €1.24bn in 2012
Nottingham Forest have confirmed the Al-Hasawi family are the club's new owners.
Kuwaiti MPs are preparing to question the country’s finance minister over a controversial deal in which Tony Blair’s company was allegedly paid millions of pounds to advise its royal family.
Nations cite as their reason the daily killing of protesters by President Assad's regime
The increasingly tarnished reputation of Germany's President, Christian Wulff suffered a new setback yesterday with disclosures that the 52-year-old head of state threatened to sue a leading tabloid newspaper to prevent publication of a damaging article about a questionable six-figure private loan.
He has never been photographed, and his surname is unknown. But 'John' led an extraordinary 10-year mission
Airport authorities say they have detained two men who attempted to smuggle 40 pythons on board a flight to Dubai.
Politicians, soldiers, reporters and civilians reflect on the legacy of the first Gulf War
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