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Iran, Saudi Arabia to Reopen Consulates ‘In Next Few Weeks’

Iran and Saudi Arabia are very close to reopening consulates in each other's countries to restore diplomatic relations, AFP news agency reports. According to a foreign diplomat who resides in Saudi Arabia, an agreement to ease tensions is imminent.…
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Saudi-led coalition continues hijacking Yemen oil amid UN silence: Official

The head of Yemen’s Oil Company says the Saudi-led coalition that has been invading the impoverished country continues to impound Yemen-bound oil tankers amid the United Nations’ silence on the piracy.Speaking on Thursday, Ammar al-Azra’i…
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Iraq Hopes for ‘Major Breakthrough’ in Iran-Saudi Talks: President Salih

Talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia have made little progress, but Iraq hopes for a major breakthrough, President Barham Salih said Saturday. “Iraq and the region need that [breakthrough],” Salih said in an interview with Al Arabiya that…
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Saudi Arabia Welcomes Release of Classified Documents of Sept 11 Attacks

Saudi Arabia welcomed on Wednesday the release of classified documents relating to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. Its U.S. embassy said in a statement that "any allegation that Saudi Arabia is complicit in the September 11…
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Yemen Waiting for Positive UN Approach to New Peace Initiative

 Yemeni Supreme Political Council, in a statement published on Monday, said that the National Salvation Government is awaiting the world body’s answer to the steps proposed by Houthi leader Abdul-Malik Badreddin al-Houthi for a nationwide…
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Ayatollah Raisi Breaks the Ice of Iran-Saudi Relations

Ayatollah Raisi has made it clear that he wants better relations with Iran’s neighbors, including Saudi Arabia, whose relations with Iran were severed in 2016 in the wake of the storming of its diplomatic missions. “As for Saudi Arabia,…
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Yemeni Minister Ties US, Saudi, UAE to Daesh Beheading of Two Soldiers

The acting minister of human rights in Yemen's National Salvation Government has condemned the execution of two Yemeni prisoners in the central province of al-Bayda at the hands of Takfiri terrorist groups, stating that the extremists are part…
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Yemen: Sanaa rallies to condemn UN decision against Ansar Allah

A number of protest rallies were staged on Sunday by tribes and sheikhs of Sanaa province to denounce the United Nations decision to include Ansar Allah to the blacklist of violators of children’s rights. At the rallies, the participants…
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Advocates see ‘opportunity’ in US review of Saudi arms sales

Arms control advocates outside the US hope Joe Biden’s Yemen policy shift will spur their gov’ts to take similar action. Nearly two months after the United States announced it would halt “offensive” support for the Saudi-led coalition…