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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s recent regional visits pose a dilemma: Whether they are in the interest of Iran and its foreign policies, or merely provide Saudi Arabia and its regional allies with clues about Tehran’s political plans in the region.
Yemeni army forces and allied fighters have fired a ballistic missile at an airport inside Saudi Arabia in retaliation for the kingdom's bombing of a funeral which killed at least nine civilians on Wednesday.
While being opposed to Saudi Arabia’s regional policies, Iran has to resume its relations with this country so that Iranians can attend Hajj, the annual pilgrimage of Muslim people, an Iranian MP said.
The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has honored Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef with its prestigious “George Tenet Medal” for his "intelligence work in the fight against terrorism."
Saudi King Salman in a phone conversation with US President Donald Trump has noted that the terrorist attack on World Trade Centre towers on September 11, 2001, was a plot by Saudi prince Bin Laden to spoil Riyadh-Washington ties. But did the attack spoil their ties? Or other countries paid the price?
US President Trump’s recent executive order has banned citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US, but some Muslim countries were spared from the order's blacklist, even though they have deep-seated ties to terrorism.
Despite ongoing efforts by certain Arab countries to mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia, the two countries' war of words doesn’t seem to have an end.