Several sources speak of a change in the Saudis’ position towards Iran, and accordingly, Riyadh appears to be seeking to begin serious talks with Tehran on maritime security and deployment in the Persian Gulf region, the Arabic newspaper Rai al-Youm wrote.
Saudi Arabia will host the world heavyweight title rematch between Anthony Joshua and champion Andy Ruiz Jr. in December, a controversial choice which immediately sparked accusations of the Persian Gulf kingdom attempting to "sportswash" its tarnished human rights image.
Saudi authorities have extended the prison sentence of a renowned dissident cleric by four more years, as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against pro-democracy campaigners, Muslim preachers and intellectuals continues in the country.
One of the closest aides of newly-installed British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has been accused of running a massive online disinformation campaign on behalf of controversial clients, including Saudi Arabia.
An ally of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Riyadh has exchanged views with Tel Aviv on importing natural gas from the occupied territories, as the two regimes speed up normalization efforts.
A Sudan affairs expert tells Press TV’s The Debate program that Saudi Arabia is intentionally preventing the formation of a democratic government in Sudan to manipulate the status quo in the African country in its own favor.