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Saudi Arabia Says Indifferent to New Israeli Gov’t as Nations Have No Diplomatic Relations

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Tuesday that the Kingdom could not care less about the new Israeli government, as the countries have had no diplomatic relations. The remark was made at a joint press conference…
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Saudi agrees to restart Pakistan oil deal to curb Iran influence

Saudi Arabia has agreed to restart oil aid to Pakistan to 'clear the air', according to a report by Financial Times today. The deal, worth at least $1.5 billion annually, is set to commence next month and comes amid Riyadh's determination to…

Qatar receives new Saudi ambassador as the two mend ties

Saudi Prince Mansour bin Khalid Al-Saud has submitted a copy of his credentials to Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani to become the Saudi ambassador to Doha. He is the first…
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Biden to withdraw ‘hundreds of troops from Middle East’ as focus becomes China and Russia, says US officials

The United States is set to radically reduce weapons systems and troops in the Middle East, mostly in Saudi Arabia, as it refocuses its attention to potential threats from China and Russia, an official has revealed. It is believed Defence Secretary…
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US envoy for Yemen heading to Saudi Arabia for ceasefire talks

US President Joe Biden’s special envoy for Yemen will meet with Saudi officials this week in the latest round of diplomatic talks to resolve the years-long war, the State Department said Tuesday. Tim Lenderking, who has visited the region…
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Iraq’s oil minister says Saudi companies interested in gas, petrochemicals projects in country

Saudi companies are interested in gas, petrochemical and clean energy projects in Iraq as part of increased cooperation between OPEC's two biggest producers, the Iraqi oil minister said June 7, as Baghdad courts investments to wean itself off…

British foreign minister discusses Iran with Saudi crown prince

Britain's foreign minister Dominic Raab met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the kingdom on Monday and discussed Iran in addition to bilateral ties and climate change, the British foreign office said. The UK reaffirms our commitment…
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Pentagon Chief, Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Regional Security, Yemen War

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday and emphasized U.S. commitment to helping Saudi Arabia defend its territory and people, the Pentagon said. Austin and Prince Mohammed discussed…
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South Africa One of the Biggest Arms Suppliers to Saudis in Yemen War

Relations between South Africa, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are on the up – a source of shame for the South African state. Despite being profitable and important for the African economy, these relations are deeply linked to…
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Why the Saudis Are Reaching Out to Iran

By Eli Lake, Source: Bloomberg Late last month, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered an olive branch to his country’s main adversary. Speaking on Saudi television, the kingdom’s de facto ruler said he seeks “to have…