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Arabian Gulf markets close up while Russian market falls amid OPEC deal fallout

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Arabian Gulf markets closed up on Tuesday following two days of significant drops following the ......

Oman sees biggest Gulf clash risk in Strait of Hormuz

Sunday, 16 February 2020

The risk of a military confrontation is higher in the Strait of Hormuz than anywhere else in the ......

US Navy seizes Iranian-manufactured missiles in Arabian Sea

Friday, 14 February 2020

A US navy ship seized 150 Iranian-manufactured anti-tank guided missiles after boarding a vessel ......

Russia says urging Gulf nations to consider a joint security mechanism

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday that Moscow has been urging Gulf ......

Japan’s Abe begins Gulf tour in Saudi Arabia amid tensions

Sunday, 12 January 2020

Japan’s premier arrived on Saturday in Saudi Arabia at the start of a Gulf tour during which ......

Qatar says there has been ‘small progress’ in resolving Gulf dispute

Saturday, 14 December 2019

Qatar’s foreign minister said on Saturday there has been small progress to resolve a two and a ......

No breakthrough with Qatar expected at GCC Summit: Sources

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

A summit of Gulf Cooperation Council heads of state to be held on Tuesday is not expected to produce ......

Oman FM meets with his Iranian counterpart in Tehran

Monday, 02 December 2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced support on Monday for reducing tensions in ......

Ex-Barclays executive says Qatar wanted to be its ‘special’ Gulf partner

Monday, 25 November 2019

Former senior Barclays executive Roger Jenkins told a fraud trial over undisclosed payments by the ......

Qatar, Kuwait have said they will join US-led naval coalition: Official

Monday, 25 November 2019

Qatar and Kuwait have told the United States that they will join a US-led naval coalition in the ......

Spending on new military aircraft falls in Gulf amid low oil prices: Report

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Air force procurement budgets in the Gulf region fell 9 percent in 2019, but will increase in the ......

Bahrain’s King: Any threat to freedom of navigation is disruption to world trade

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa said on Sunday that any threat to freedom of ......

Iran govt spokesman: Tehran to continue efforts to ease tension with Gulf States

Monday, 07 October 2019

Iran’s government spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday Tehran will continue its efforts to ease ......

Rouhani says Iran to present ‘Gulf security plan’ to UN

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran would present to the UN a regional ......

Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 frigates, speedboats

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Iran will hold its annual military parade on Sept. 22 in the Gulf with 200 frigates and speedboats, ......

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