The Interpreter: How the Saudi-Qatar Rivalry, Now Combusting, Reshaped the Middle East

The blockade of Qatar by Arab nations led by Saudi Arabia is the latest episode in a rivalry between the Persian Gulf nations that goes back decades. Source: World

Saudis and Emiratis List Dozens Linked to Qatar as Aiding Terrorism

The decision to issue the list, which includes 59 people and a dozen organizations, deepened a five-day standoff in the Middle East. Source: World

Rex Tillerson Calls for ‘Calm’ in Middle East Standoff With Qatar

The secretary of state is trying to negotiate a resolution to a worsening dispute among Arab countries in the Persian Gulf that has so far defied his attempts at mediation. Source: World

5 Arab States Break Ties With Qatar, Complicating U.S. Coalition-Building

The feud among regional allies of Washington threatens to stress the American-led campaign against ISIS and complicate efforts to confront Iran. Source: World