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Saudi Arabia continues its quest for building a better Yemen

  • Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, supports the efforts being made by President Rashad Mohammed Al-Alimi, chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council, and the other members of the council, for the political and economic advancement of Yem...
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Iran increasingly turning to Latin America to defy US sanctions

  • The signing of a 20-year strategic cooperation agreement by Iran and Venezuela on Saturday was not a surprise. The deal between the two major oil-producing countries that are subject to US sanctions shows the nature of their relationship. The ties that unite these two countries are greater th...
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United Yemen puts pressure on Houthis to negotiate

  • The formation of the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council last week came as a result of extensive 10-day intra-Yemeni talks in Riyadh. The talks reached important and sometimes detailed outcomes in each of six tracks: Political, security, economic, social, humanitarian and media. The Gulf C...
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US Middle East policy at a crossroads amid IRGC dilemma

  • For several decades now, the US has pacified and appeased the Iranian regime rather than confronted its terrorism or, at the very least, curbed and disrupted its aggressive behavior. Tehran practices its terrorist behavior and destabilizes the security of the region through various means, both...
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International community must do its duty in Yemen

  • The Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen last month revealed evidence of the Houthis using Sanaa International Airport for military purposes. The information was gathered as part of a coalition intelligence operation, in which operatives penetrated the leadership pyramid of the terrorist Ho...
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A historic visit that strengthens the bonds of history

  • Sunday’s visit to the Kingdom by Sultan Haitham of Oman comes within the framework of strengthening the historical relations between the leaderships of the two countries, and expanding the horizons of cooperation and ways to develop it. Relations between Riyadh and Muscat, which are more than...
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The GCC at 40: Strength in unity, but challenges remain

  • From 1968, when the British government declared its intention to withdraw from the Arabian Gulf by 1971, there was growing interest in the concept of Gulf unity. It bore fruit 40 years ago this month, with the establishment of the Gulf Cooperation Council. The GCC is a regional political, eco...
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Saudi Arabia wants peace … but it will defend itself

  • Saudi Arabia has announced an initiative to end the crisis in Yemen. The initiative is a comprehensive political agreement, including opening Sanaa International Airport with flights to specific destinations, and calling on both the legitimate government and the Houthis to accept the initiative...
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AlUla summit is a healing moment of reunification

  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks during the GCC Summit in AlUla. (SPA) The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit in AlUla this week will surely be remembered as the summit of reunification. It will be recognized as the moment when the countries of the GCC finally turned th...
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Time for international community to get tough on Houthis

  • Houthi terrorist attacks continue to target international shipping lanes and commercial ships, as well as civilian airports and residential areas. Another attack took place on Monday, when a mined boat caused an explosion on board an oil tanker off the Saudi port of Jeddah. With this latest att...
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