By Larisa Epatko
President Trump's criticism of the Arab nation contrasted with remarks Tillerson made just hours before, in which he said the emir of Qatar was making an effort to halt financial support of extremist groups…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, the death toll from Saturday’s deadly attack on London Bridge rose to eight after police recovered the body of a 45-year-old Frenchman who had been missing. Authorities also made an additional arrest. Also, President Trump…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
President Donald Trump offered to personally broker a resolution to the Persian Gulf's escalating diplomatic crisis, as both he and Qatar looked past his pointed suggestion only a day earlier that the tiny gas-rich nation enables terrorism.
U.S.-backed Syrian groups have begun the battle to retake the city of Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic State’s so-called caliphate. The U.S. military says the battle will be "long and difficult," and perhaps made more complicated by the crisis…
President Donald Trump injected the U.S. into a volatile crisis among America's Mideast allies, siding with Saudi Arabia and other countries against Qatar in a dispute that threatens to disrupt efforts to defeat the Islamic State group and counter Iran.
Political shock waves roiled the Persian Gulf, as Saudi Arabia and other Arab states cut all ties with Qatar, accusing the tiny oil state of supporting terror groups and embracing Iran. How did simmering tensions burst into full-on crisis for…
By Margaret Warner
Saudi Arabia is the closest U.S. ally in the region, but Qatar hosts (and pays for) a major U.S. military base vital to the air campaign against ISIS.
By Joshua Barajas
More than a month since Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for a homemade clock that was mistaken for a bomb, his family said Tuesday that the 14-year-old will soon leave for Qatar to resume his studies.
After campaigning on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to the Middle East to promote the Iran nuclear agreement. In Qatar, he suggested that a nuclear deal might change Iran's aggressive actions in neighboring states. But Kerry did…
Qatar is set to be the site of the 2022 Men’s World Cup, and it is rapidly building the infrastructure needed to host the event. But for many of the migrant workers, this has proved to be a fatal endeavor,…
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