2021-05-04: News Headlines

Ahmed Abdulkareem (2021-05-04). Houthi Advances and Secret Saudi-Iranian Talks Prompt New Conciliatory Tone from Saudis. mintpressnews.com Bin Salman's half-hearted appeal for peace, which allegedly included demands that the Houthis drop their alliance with Iran and abandon support for the Palestinian cause, did little to convince Ansar Allah's leadership to ease the pressure on the Kingdom.

sputniknews (2021-05-04). Saudi Delegation Meets With Syrian President in Damascus – Reports. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A delegation from Saudi Arabia visited the Syrian capital of Damascus and met with President Bashar Assad, the UK-based Arab newspaper Rai Al-Youm reported on Tuesday, citing senior diplomatic sources in Damascus.

Arab News (2021-05-04). Managing Saudi-US Relations After Crown Prince's Interview — OpEd. eurasiareview.com By Dr. Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg* | It was a good move by the US to send a high-level delegation to Riyadh just a few days after Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman commented on his country's relationship with the Biden administration. The US envoys met with officials on Monday and sought to clarify the administration's "recalibration" of its policy with the region. What is needed now is to translate these new understandings into concrete measures to lead the way during the coming years. Time is of the essence, as any delay would create a vacuum that could be exploited by adversaries or lead to misunde…

sputniknews (2021-05-04). Saudi Aramco Net Income Grew 30% in Q1 Year-on-Year. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco on Tuesday announced gaining $21.7 billion in net income in the first quarter of 2021, a 30 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

Staff (2021-05-04). Casualties of Riyadh-affiliated forces in Ma'rib hit 120. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — Supported by Saudi-led coalition, the forces of the resigned Yemeni government launched an operation in Ma'rib, however, they faced a heavy defeat.

Dave DeCamp (2021-05-04). US Officials in Middle East to Tamp Down Concern Over Iran Deal. news.antiwar.com With the Biden administration engaged in talks that could revive the Iran nuclear deal, US allies in the Middle East that are against the agreement are concerned. Besides Israel, Arab allies like the UAE and Saudi Arabia are also opposed to a revival of the JCPOA. | To tamp down these concerns

Staff (2021-05-04). Iran's nuclear deal is crucial for peace in Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 04 (MNA) — The US Democrat Senator Chris Murphy has said during a visit to Jordan, that Iran nuclear deal with world powers is very important for peace in Yemen.

Staff (2021-05-03). Yemeni missiles, drones target depth of Saudi Arabia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 03 (MNA) — According to the spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces, military positions of the Saudi-led coalition at Najran Airport and the King Khalid Air Base in Khamis Mushait were targeted by Yemeni forces.

Staff (2021-05-03). Iran Swiss diplomats mull over coop. to end Yemen Crisis. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 03 (MNA) — Senior Iranian and Swedish diplomats stressed the need for continued consultation and cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Sweden in order to reach a political solution to end the Yemen Crisis.

Sanaa Khalil (2021-05-03). Oppression in the Form of Israeli Dates. commondreams.org Today, labor abuse, exploitation of natural resources, and theft of Palestinian land comes in the form of Israeli dates," writes Sanaa Khalil. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/dates-boycott.jpg

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