In his weekly press briefing on Monday, Saeed Khatibzadeh, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, gave updates on the Vienna negotiations. He also welcomed the change of tone in Saudi Arabia yet called for a change of behavior.
Yemen is currently challenging with war and poverty which has been imposed by the foreign elements either inside or outside the countries and Yemenis despite economic hardship continue their resistance against the foreigners’ interference in their internal affairs.
Saudi “outreach towards thawing relations with Iran is a sign of desperation” because Riyadh’s position has been weakened in the Middle East region following the departure of “the totally controlled Netanyahu-run Trump administration,” an American scholar and political commentator has said.
Nowadays Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s remarks that Riyadh is seeking to have “good relations” with Iran have received mixed reactions and everybody interprets it in his own way and style.
The Yemeni army says it has launched a fresh drone strike on a major airbase in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern province of Asir in retaliation.
Prominent Saudi female activist Loujain al-Hathloul has been awarded a high-profile European prize over campaigns for women’s human rights in the ultra-conservative kingdom.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said that Iran always welcomes talks with Saudi officials, considering it to be in the interest of the people of the two countries and the region.
In the midst of a diplomatic war of words between Iran and the heads of two Arab organizations, Western media outlets claimed that Iran and Saudi Arabia have quietly begun talks in Baghdad to repair their relations, a claim that was rejected as untrue by sources close to both Tehran and Riyadh.
A group of American lawmakers has put forward a draft legislation that seeks to prevent Saudi Arabia from acquiring nuclear weapons amid reports about suspected attempts by the kingdom to process uranium and move toward the development of atomic bombs.
High-profile figures in Jordan, including a member of the royal family and a longtime confidant of King Abdullah II, were arrested on Saturday in what appeared to be a nascent palace intrigue nipped in the bud.