Kuwait: figures on Saudi-led coalition-authored blacklist banned from entry

Kuwait has joined Qatar-boycotting countries as it bans individuals named on the bloc’s terror list from entering its territory. The move, according local media Al-Rai, is meant to avoid political and diplomatic embarrassment with the other Gulf Cooperation Council members. Read more

Iran: GCC can count on UK as anti-Iran threat ally, PM May

Speaking at the 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, British Prime Minister Theresa May assured the Gulf States that the United Kingdom is “fully committed” to the strategic partnership between them. She stated that she is “clear-eyed about the threat” Read more

Western Sahara: Gulf Countries Renew Backing to Morocco’s Sovereignty & Territorial Integrity

Members of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) led by Saudi Arabia Friday in New York rallied behind Morocco and vowed to oppose any attempt seeking to undermine the North African country’s territorial integrity, referring to manoeuvers to harm Morocco’s sovereignty over Read more

Bahrain: PM Salman concerned about “agents” of terrorism in Bahrain

The feeling of insecurity and terrorist plots was highlighted by Bahraini Prime Minister Salman Al Khalifa during an encounter with senior state officials and other personalities as he emphasized the need to be “cautious and vigilant and take necessary measures Read more

Kuwait Supports Bahrain’s Anti-Terrorism Measures

The Kuwaiti cabinet expressed Sunday at its weekly meeting “full support for all measures taken by Bahrain aimed at combating extremism and terrorism in all their forms and manifestations.” Bahrain announced last week a number of strict measures in its Read more

GCC-Russia Cooperating against Regional Challenges

A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavorv and the President of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Arabia’s foreign affairs minister, focused on various topical regional issues, mainly in the Middle East and North Africa, and discussed Read more

Lebanon: Liberation, Resistance Day Speech Renews Nasrallah – Hariri Tussle

As part of celebrations marking Liberation and Resistance Day, Secretary General of Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah accused Arab States of “inaction” against Israel. He claimed that the Jewish State is Lebanon’s “main and real enemy” and continues to be its “biggest Read more