Qatar has filed a complaint under a UN anti-racism treaty against two of the countries which have been blockading it for a year.
A Moroccan government minister will resign after coming under pressure for showing sympathy with workers hit by a consumer boycott campaign targeting some of the country's top brands, his party said on Wednesday.
Over 50 top artificial intelligence researchers on Wednesday announced a boycott of KAIST, South Korea's top university, after it opened what they called an AI weapons lab with one of South Korea's largest companies.
The huge 643-page report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) came seven months after Bahrain joined a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar which continues to divide the Gulf region.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces an uphill task in persuading four Arab states to end a boycott of Qatar in talks after the four labelled a US-Qatar terrorism financing accord an inadequate response to their concerns.
Qatar's exports to Japan, India, South Korea and China have not been affected by a boycott of Doha by four Arab states, Minister of Energy and Industry HE Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada said.
The US State Department bluntly questioned on Tuesday the motives of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for their boycott of Doha, saying it was "mystified" the Gulf states had not released their grievances over Qatar.