Saudi Arabia and Iran have seen years of Proxy Wars against each other in the Middle East but things have started to de-escalate as the archnemeses hold ‘secret’ bilateral talks but the US feels overlooked.
China signs a 25-year Cooperation Agreement with Iran in a bid to recruit Tehran to the China-Russia nexus. This sets off alarm tones in the US putting pressure on the Biden Administration to untangle the US-Iran ties and rejoin JCPOA unconditionally.
With the world retracing its steps to the pre-covid era, subdued conflicts around the globe have re-surfaced with the rising terror of a potential World War III. The participation of Superpowers in proxy wars has created major hotspots around the world that are already on the brink of war requiring slight instigation to wage a war against each other.
Biden has been critical of the Saudi Arabia’s poor track record on Human Rights in the past and even dubbed the Kingdom a ‘pariah state’ on one occasion. Furthermore, he has accused Trump of being soft vis-à-vis the Saudis.
Once an adviser to the Royal family, estranged journalist Jamal Khashoggi had become the most prominent voice against the authoritarian regime of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Why was Fakhrizadeh so precious to Iran? Who was behind the assassination? And the most important question of all, why was he assassinated? Here’s some insight to help you make sense.
A long weekend for the two nations ended on a sour note with Saudi Arabia having already started with the Monday grind.
In recent years, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the United Arab Emirates UAE, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain – have been focusing on ensuring that their economies are not solely oil driven.