Muslims have held an anti-Saudi protest rally in Washington to commemorate the 92th anniversary Riyadh’s demolition of the historically revered cemetery of Jannat al-Baqi (Garden of Paradise) in the holy city of Medina.
Russia and Saudi Arabia say they have agreed to extend a landmark agreement to cut their oil output until March 2018 – an announcement which is expected to further help stabilize prices in international markets.
Foreign Ministry spokesman condemned hostile statements of Saudi deputy crown prince, and said that such remarks are clear evidence that the Saudi officials are promoting terrorism and pursuing troublesome and destructive policies in the region.
Iran has dismissed recent allegations by a Saudi military official against the Islamic Republic, saying the extremist ideologies cultivated by Saudi Arabia are the root cause of terrorism in the Middle East.
In a major blow to the Saudi-led coalition supported by Washington, Yemeni fighters have reached the eastern outskirts of the port city of Mocha, which was overrun in early February by forces loyal to the former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.