Gulf Cooperation Council

Egypt, Gulf Cooperation Council discuss regional issues, draft cooperation work plan

Thu, 08 Jun 2023 - 12:52 GMT

Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Arab Affairs Ambassador Alaa Mousa co-chaired Monday a meeting of senior officials from the foreign ministries in Egypt and Gulf Cooperation Council's member states.

Egypt's FM to attend meeting of regional foreign ministers in Saudi Arabia Friday

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 10:21 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will take part on Friday in a consultative meeting of the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq, which will take place in Jeddah.

Egyptian president to participate in 'Abu Dhabi Summit' comprising Jordan, GCC countries

Wed, 18 Jan 2023 - 09:08 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi arrived Wednesday in the UAE to participate in the summit.

Egyptian President, Omani Sultan discuss Yemeni crisis, security of navigation in Red Sea

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 01:37 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met Tuesday morning with Sultan of Oman Haitham Bin Tarek al-Said at Al Elm Al Amer Castle in Muscat holding talks without the officials of both countries unlike Monday's meeting.

Egyptian president to meet Joe Biden at Saudi Arabia summit in July 2022

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 06:02 GMT

The Royal Diwan of Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that U.S. President Joe Biden would attend on July 16 a summit encompassing the heads of state of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, as well as Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq.

GCC voices support to rights of Egypt, Sudan in Nile water

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 09:36 GMT

“Egypt’s security is indivisible from the security of the Gulf,” Hajraf said in a press conference after the summit, affirming continued support with Egypt.

GCC mulls developments of electrical linkage with Egypt, Jordan

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 12:34 GMT

In 2019, a memorandum of understanding was inked to develop the technical study between the three parties.

Arab Quartet, Qatar announce reconciliation at GCC’s 41 summit final statement

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 07:07 GMT

Leaders and heads of the GCC member states' delegations signed the final statement of the 41st Summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held in Saudi Arabia's Al Ula town.

King Salman reiterates Palestinian right to state

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 02:49 GMT

Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz has said he reiterates that the Palestinian people are entitled to establish their own independent state with Eastern Jerusalem as their capital.

MESA: The prospective Arab NATO having Egypt

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - 01:55 GMT

It will comprise GCC members, Egypt, Jordan, and the U.S.

Arab tourism to Qatar declines by 81% in 2018

Mon, 14 May 2018 - 12:36 GMT

The total number of visitors from Arab countries to Qatar has declined by about 81.3 percent in the first quarter of 2018, compared to the first quarter of 2017

Morocco offers to mediate in Gulf crisis

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 10:44 GMT

King Mohammed VI of Morocco offers his mediation to solve the unprecedented Gulf crisis during his visit to Qatar.

Parliament supports dropping Qatar’s GCC membership

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 - 04:08 GMT

Qatar’s ongoing support of terrorism will be met by escalations from the Arab Quartet.

Bahrain calls for suspending Qatari membership in GCC

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 11:29 GMT

Qatar’s membership in the Gulf Cooperation Council should be suspended as it does not deserve the honor of belonging to the alliance,” tweeted Bahraini FM.

Qatar is Iran’s door to dismantle GCC, expand influence: experts

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 09:58 GMT

Former Iranian ambassador to Qatar, Abdullah Sehrabi, revealed that Qatar’s regime was planning to withdraw from Gulf Cooperation Council .

Hamad bin Khalifa al-Attiyah: Qatar's actual ruler

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 09:35 GMT

Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Attiyah is the mastermind and the right arm of the Qatari government and is favored by Prince Tamim.

How Qatar torn GCC apart?

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 - 07:46 GMT

Qatar pledged in the Riyadh Agreement that it would not intervene in the internal affairs of GCC countries “directly or indirectly."

Analysis: Experts exclude Qatar’s exit from GCC

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 - 07:02 GMT

A leaked letter circulated on Monday reported that Qatar is ready to exit the GCC within three days if the policies of the Arab countries continued against it.

Sanctions expected against Qatar for refusing Arab demands

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 02:33 GMT

A number of sanctions have been expected to be applied on Qatar due to its refusal to accept the 13-Arab demands

Kuwait Amir hopes Gulf rift to be settled through dialogue

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 - 02:20 GMT

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said he hopes for healing the rift among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states through dialogue.