How Syria Defeated the Sunni Powers
Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar bet on the losing side of the Middle East’s civil war. Now their regional policies are in shambles.
A Hotline for Americans and Russians to Avoid Catastrophe in Syrian Skies
American and Russian officers talk three times a week to “deconflict,” military jargon for an effort to call ahead to avoid disaster in the skies over Syria.
Al Jazeera Film Critical of Egyptian Army Strains Egypt-Qatar Ties Further
The documentary, broadcast on a network owned by the Qatari government, accuses Egypt of abusing its recruits, and the country was quick to denounce it.
Rival Palestinian Leaders Agree to Agree, but Not on the Details
The president of the Palestinian Authority, whose leadership has been questioned at home and abroad, met with Hamas leaders to try to mend an ongoing rift.
Email About Qatari Offer Shows Thorny Ethical Issues Clinton Foundation Faced
The email, released by WikiLeaks, indicated that Qatari representatives hoped to meet with Bill Clinton to present him with $1 million for his foundation.
15 Guantánamo Detainees Are Sent to Emirates in Largest Obama-Era Transfer
The Pentagon on Monday announced the move of 12 Yemenis and three Afghans, bringing the wartime prison’s population to 61.
A Mother’s Love? Of Course. Her Citizenship? Not So Fast.
Laws in 27 countries say that only fathers, not mothers, confer their nationality on a child. If Dad is dead or missing, Baby may wind up stateless.
Secret Liaison in Tbilisi
A flight from Russia, a flight from Qatar and romantic freedom in between.
The World’s Coolest, Most Cultured New Malls
From Beirut to Berlin, new shopping destinations also offer museum-grade art, the best local (and international) goods — and a cool place to hang.
Picasso Sculpture in Dispute Goes to Leon Black; Rival Owner to Receive Compensation
The Gagosian had bought the piece from Maya Widmaier-Picasso in 2015 and sold it to Mr. Black; but the Qatari royal family said it bought the work in 2014.
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