Sudan's foreign minister says President Omar al-Bashir will attend a summit in Saudi Arabia, where US President Donald Trump will also be present, despite arrest warrants for war crimes and genocide issued by the International Criminal Court against the Sudanese leader.
Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world's two top oil producers, agreed on Monday on the need to extend oil output cuts for a further nine months until March 2018 to rein in a global crude glut, pushing up prices.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Saudi Arabia must stop pursuing anti-Iran policies and leveling accusations against the Islamic Republic, expressing Tehran’s readiness to hold negotiations with Riyadh.
The United States is close to completing a series of arms deals for Saudi Arabia totaling more than $100 billion, a senior White House official said, a week ahead of President Donald Trump's planned visit to Riyadh.
A series of recently leaked emails shows that the Belgian delegation was instructed in advance to vote for the appointment of Saudi Arabia as a member of a United Nations committee on gender equality, despite Riyadh’s massive discrimination against women.
The British defense secretary has praised a notorious missile manufacturer, which is known for weapon sales to Libya’s former assassinated ruler Muammar Gaddafi and the Saudi Kingdom, which has been engaged in a military aggression against Yemen for more than two years.
Iranian Foreign Ministry said the UK and some of its close allies in the region were “probably not pleased with” the recent gains made against terrorist groups in the region, and would prefer a Middle East “beset with prolonged insecurity and instability.”