GCC focuses on Iran

The critical importance of regional stability topped the agenda at the 42nd annual Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Saudi Arabia. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner Saudi Arabia’s Crown…

Saudis blame Hezbollah for Lebanon crisis

Dominance of the Iran-backed Hezbollah armed group is rooted in Lebanon’s political structure that fosters endemic instability, said Saudi Arabia's foreign minister. By Erin Viner "I think it's important that…

US holds talks on Iranian threat

United States Special Envoy for Iran Rob Malley is reportedly slated to meet senior European diplomats in Paris tomorrow for talks on Iran, just one day after discussing the matter…

Iran-Saudi talks progress

Direct discussions to mend deep divisions between regional rivals Tehran and Riyadh are advancing. By Erin Viner This, according to Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian at a press conference in…

Greece to supply Saudis with Patriots

Greece is going to transfer a Patriot anti-missile defense system to Saudi Arabia for the protection of the Kingdom’s critical energy facilities. Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias announced the decision…

Riyadh to reinforce security on oil plants

Saudi Arabia has declared intention to further deter attacks on its oil facilities, in the wake of this week’s assault on the heart of the kingdom’s industry this week by…