Tehran has chided British leaders over their anti-Iran remarks during the Saudi crown prince's first official foreign visit, calling on them to stop trading global peace and security for economic interests.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman claims Turkey and Iran, along with extremist groups, have formed a “triangle of evil” in the region amid Riyadh’s anger over Tehran-Ankara cooperation in Syria and the Turkish support for Qatar in the standoff with a Riyadh-led quartet of states.
An activist believes the red-carpet treatment Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been given on his three-day visit to London indicates that the British government is complicit in Saudi Arabia’s “holocaust” on Yemen.
Egypt’s top court has dismissed all outstanding legal challenges to a controversial deal according to which Cairo cedes sovereignty of two of its Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, Egypt's top benefactor, a day before a visit by the Arab kingdom’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the African country.
High-profile campaign groups plan to hold protests in London next week against a visit to Britain by the powerful Saudi crown prince to raise alarm over Riyadh’s war crimes in Yemen and its human rights record.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has traveled to Saudi Arabia for the first time since last November, when he announced a surprise resignation live on television from Riyadh only to rescind it upon arriving home.
Cooperation between Iran and Saudi Arabia to bring an end to the war in Yemen could well serve as potential breakthrough for improving bilateral relations, says Hossein Mousavian a Middle East security and nuclear policy specialist at Princeton University.