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Iranian, Saudi Deputy FMs to Start Talks Before Zarif's Visit to Riyadh TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Saudi deputy foreign ministers will meet to prepare the grounds for the upcoming visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to Riyadh, a senior diplomat announced on Wednesday. "Iran and Saudi Arabia will start … Read more on Fars…

Saudi foreign minister says has invited Iran's Zarif to visit RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has invited Iran's foreign minister to visit, Riyadh said on Tuesday, hinting at the possibility of a thaw between two bitter rivals, whose struggle for influence is evident in conflicts throughout the region. Iranian President … Read more on The Daily Star

Obama's Visit to Riyadh: Semi-Accord Over Iran and Divergence Over Syria The theme of President Barack Obama's visit to Riyadh today is rebuilding trust and mending the American-Saudi relationship with a view to render it strong once again. Papering over the problems that have hit this relationship over the past year will … Read more…

Obama administration plans no-frills visit to Riyadh Once he arrives in Riyadh on Friday afternoon, however, the cultural exchange will end: the president plans no public events or visits to historic Saudi sites, similar to his last whirlwind visit to the country in 2009, which lasted mere hours. US … Read more on Jerusalem Post

Obama to visit Riyadh amid tensions over Iran, Syria: report The United States and Saudi Arabia have been allies since the kingdom was formed in 1932, giving Riyadh a powerful military protector and Washington secure oil supplies. Washington's relationship with the Saudis was crucial as the region faced changes … Read more on The Daily Star

Francois Hollande tackles Middle Eastern crises on Saudi visit RIYADH: French President Francois Hollande and Saudi King Abdullah on Sunday held talks on escalating tensions in the Middle East, with a focus on Lebanon and Syria, during a visit also aimed at boosting commercial ties. The monarch highlighted a … Read more on Times of India