The Saudi monarch has called on Egypt to follow its steps in ending a months-long dispute with Qatar after an agreement was reached earlier this week. The agreement, if implemented, promises to put an end to the worst diplomatic rift to hit the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In statements issued on the Saudi official news […]
Lebanon Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour said on Tuesday that Arab countiries should ignore opinions expressed by Lebanese politicians because do not reflect the cabinet’s stances, reiterating Lebanon’s disassociation policy towards regional events.
Arab Gulf Countries were moving toward taking restrictive measures toward Lebanese expats in light of remarks made by the Free Patriotic Movement leader regarding the Bahrain anti-regime movement, according to a report by Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar. The Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary General Abdul Latif al-Zayani informed the Lebanese Chargé d’Affaires in Riyadh
Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) , Abdul Latif Al-Zayani, handed the Lebanese Chargé d’Affaires to Riyadh a protest letter against the statements voiced by Free Patriotic Movement’s Leader MP Michel Aoun five days ago, LBC reported on Monday
In a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour, Prime Minister Najib Mikati stressed on Saturday that the Lebanese government respects the sovereignty of all countries and specially the Arabian Gulf states.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a regional grouping of six oil-producing countries in the Middle East, has decided to establish a joint defense system to meet what it called growing regional threats. Briefing reporters on the conclusion of a two-day GCC summit in the Bahraini capital Manama on Tuesday, Secretary-General Abdullatif Al-Zayani said the summit […]
The Gulf Cooperation Council said Monday its six member states have recognised the newly formed National Coalition of the Syrian opposition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people. “The states of the council announce recognising the National Coalition for the Forces of the Syrian Revolution and Opposition… as the legitimate representative of the brotherly […]
By Khalaf Al Habtoor
The only continuity in Lebanon is its protected cedar trees. For me, the fact that the Lebanese seem unable to put their house in order is a source of frustration because this country, blessed with nature’s finest bounty, has potential that citizens of other countries would die for.
The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and its ideological affiliates in the Arab Spring uprisings has stoked fears among Gulf Arab governments that the United States may one day abandon its traditional allies as it warms up to Islamists.
The Gulf Cooperation Council on Sunday called on the Lebanese parties not to involve their country in the Syrian crisis. In a statement issued at the end of its regular meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia the foreign ministers of the six Gulf states underlined their support for Lebanon’s “security, stability, sovereignty and unity,”