Pakistan`s government said Thursday it will dispatch a top civil-military delegation to Saudi Arabia following Riyadh`s request that it join a coalition to defend Yemen`s president, promising a "strong response" to any threat to the Gulf kingdom.
Secretary General of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani on Thursday summoned Swedish Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt to register a protest against a criticism of the Kingdom's judicial system by Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallstrom.
Qatar`s dispute with three fellow Gulf states, which withdrew their envoys from Doha last month, is "over", the Qatari foreign minister said Wednesday, while insisting his country had made no concessions.
Kuwait claims it has developed a medical test to detect homosexuals in order to prevent them from entering the country or any of the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), which include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, the Daily Mail reported.
Bahrain will host the first Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) United Military Command to deter threats against the region and further strengthen military ties between the six oil-rich states, Bahraini foreign minister said.
Plight of migrant workers remain
among the key areas of concerns in the Gulf nations, the top
UN human rights official has said and asked for abolition of
the abusive sponsoring system for hiring them.