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Saudi reset with Iran is unavoidable

Posted by seumasach on January 15, 2015


Indian Punchline

15th January, 2015

The terrorist strike last week on the Saudi border post facing the Iraqi province of Anbar — known to be the Islamic State’s first assault on the kingdom — could be the proverbial straw on the camel’s back, forcing Riyadh into a profound rethink of its regional strategies imbued with the rivalries involving Iran.

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Saudi-Iranian thaw will take time

Posted by seumasach on August 27, 2014


Indian Punchline

27th August, 2014

The interpretation that comes readily to mind regarding the visit to Riyadh by the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Amir Abdollahian and his talks on Tuesday with the Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal would be that a thaw is in the offing in the ties between the two countries. 

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