Gold prices climb to one-week highs, boosted by lower dollar and economic and political uncertainty around the world
Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s foray into economics is embarrassing and without precedent, writes Cathleen Powell
DA stalwart Wilmot James, who is taking a year’s leave of absence, reflects on his time in the party and parliament, and on how the ANC has crushed new thought inside and outside the ruling ...
The Transport Minister is mediating the situation, with rail operators claiming the regulator’s operating charges are exploitative
Mkhwebane has defended her recommendation but says she is willing to hold discussions with those opposing it
'The odds were stacked against me because he had a gun and‚ if I could‚ I would want a rematch'
Demands are so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply
To end their boycott, Doha must also announce it is severing ties with organisations including the Muslim Brotherhood, Islamic State, al-Qaeda and Hezbollah
IS insurgents choose to blow up a storied minaret rather than see opposing forces lower its flag — however, losing the mosque is a symbolic blow to IS
More than 50 were also wounded as they waited to withdraw salaries in Helmand province; US admits it is ‘not winning’ in the country
Prince Mohammed bin Nayef was stripped of his positions and removed as second in line to the throne
The new Saudi crown prince, who was handed power on Wednesday, is looking to radically overhaul the country’s oil-dependent economy
The battle for the Old City is becoming the deadliest in the eight-month US-backed offensive to capture Mosul
The rising tension prompts Australia to suspend its air missions over Syria as Russia slams ‘absolutely illegal’ US action
Russia’s military says all international coalition jets and drones in central Syria are now ‘targets’, and halts hotline contact with Washington
Damascus says the jet was being flown on a mission against Islamic State, US says it was dropping bombs near US-backed forces
About 4,000 Holstein dairy cattle are being flown into the country as milk supplies run dry
Stocks plunge as flights and sea travel are suspended
At least 40% of Qatar’s food supplies is transported across its land border with Saudi Arabia, whose arch-rival, Iran, has sent five planes carrying produce to ...
Saudi Arabia dwarfs Qatar on almost any measure, but the tussle between the Gulf neighbours could end up hurting the world’s biggest oil exporter
Doha has for years forged its own alliances in the region, often diverging from the politics of the six-state GCC and taking in leaders of the Muslim ...
A Saudi restriction on vessels flying the Qatari flag issued on Monday seems to be rescinded, but Wednesday circulars suggest the ban is still in place
US officials had promised quiet diplomacy to try to calm the waters between Saudi Arabia and strategically vital Qatar, a task now in the hands of Kuwait’s emir
Syrian Democratic Forces say the battle to capture Islamic State’s de facto capital will be ‘fierce’ amid worries the group will use civilians as human shields
Saudi, UAE and Bahraini central banks had all asked banks under their supervision to report their exposure to Qatari banks
Liquefied natural gas made Qatar very wealthy, but the rest of the region, and notably Saudi Arabia, has been looking for an opportunity to clip Qatar’s wings
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