The decision by several Arab states to cut ties with Qatar could have wide-ranging economic consequences, including for companies abroad.
After the win over heavyweights Saudi Arabia, tiny Qatar look a real threat in the knockout stages of the Asian Cup. The success of the 2022 World Cup hosts comes despite a regional trade blockade and power struggle.
A Qatari state-owned TV station has launched a $1 billion claim against Saudi Arabia for failing to tackle piracy. FIFA and the English Premier League have also taken action following illegal football broadcasts.
The United States has pledged to put economic pressure on Saudi Arabia over the Khashoggi case, while Riyadh has vowed retaliation in return. What are the measures the two countries can take over the matter?
US singer Mariah Carey is set to play a show in Saudi Arabia this week. Women's rights activists are up in arms, as they fear the country's rulers could instrumentalize the gig for their own aims.
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