Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and trade links with Qatar in June 2017.
Army chief Gen Bajwa visits Abu Dhabi, calls on crown prince who is deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The latest measure announced by the govt upends a major hallmark of conservative restrictions in place for decades.
At least 452 people have died and 20,000 have been wounded since the anti-government rallies erupted.
"This budget announces to the world that despite sanctions we will manage the country, especially in terms of oil."
The cuts are aimed at supporting crude oil prices and guarding against oversupply.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper considering plans to move between 5,000 and 7,000 troops to the Middle East, says official.
Possible deployment would include “dozens” more ships and double the troops, reported The Wall Street Journal.
In Iraq and Lebanon, protesters have primarily called for an end to corruption and greater efforts to create jobs.
The war in Syria has killed more than 370,000 people and displaced millions since it erupted in 2011.
It will be the world’s biggest IPO if it tops the $25bn set by China’s Alibaba in 2014.
New figure came from a read-out of a meeting in the UAE between crown princes of Saudi Arabia and UAE.
More than a dozen civilians, who were headed to a wedding, have been killed by a roadside bomb.
The visit reflects “agreement between Abu Dhabi and Riyadh... in addressing regional challenges”: state news agency.
Security forces shoot dead two people in Kerbala and two in Baghdad, while a fifth dies from gunfire by security forces.
Washington's policy “sides with the strong at the expense of the weak”, says Chinese assistant foreign minister.
Wikileaks published an email from a member of the team that investigated the attack in the town of Douma in April 2018.
US citizen Omar Shakir is to be deported from Israel today over his alleged support of a boycott of the country.
French defence minister says US's failure to respond to provocations blamed on Iran set off a dangerous chain of events.
Such adrenalin rushes were unimaginable for women in the ultra-conservative kingdom until June last year.
Netanyahu has dominated Israeli politics for a generation and is the country’s longest-serving leader.