A senior security official in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sparked outrage after calling for the bombing of Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based media network.
Lebanon helped foil an alleged Islamic State-inspired plot to blow up a plane travelling from Australia to the United Arab Emirates this month, its interior minister said on Monday.
Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to open up flight corridors for Qatar's flag carrier Qatar Airways, the world aviation agency said on Tuesday.
The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to the Emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing US intelligence officials.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to arrive in Doha today to meet with senior Qatari officials, news agency Reuters said, quoting the US State Department.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from July 15-16 in an effort to ease tensions in the region, his office said in a statement.
Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, called on Europe on Monday to use its influence to promote dialogue in the Gulf after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar earlier this month.