2021-05-05: News Headlines

Anonymous007 (2021-05-05). Military Situation In Yemen On May 5, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 120 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On May 4, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 7 airstrikes on the Sarwah area | On May 4, the Saudi-led forces recaptured the Dash al-Haqan and Zanah refugee camps from Ansar Allah | On May 5, clashes between Ansar Allah and Saudi-led forces continued in the east of Madghal district | On May 4, Ansar Allah attacked Marib c…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-05). Syria, Saudi Arabia To Restore Relations Following Breakthrough Meeting In Damascus — Report. southfront.org File image. | Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief has held a breakthrough meeting with his Syrian counterpart in the Syrian capital Damascus, The unfriendly history of the relations between Saudi Arabi and Syria highlights the importance of the recent meeting. The Saudi delegation which attended the meeting was led by Gen. Khalid Humaidan, head of the Gene…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-05-05). S Arabia considers barring overseas haj pilgrims for 2nd year. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Saudi Arabia is considering barring overseas pilgrims from the annual haj for the second year amid the surge in Covid-19 cases and the emergence of new variants globally.

Aída Chávez (2021-05-05). The Biden State Department Nominee Who Worked for Saudi Arabia and Big Oil. thenation.com The Biden State Department Nominee Who Worked for Saudi Arabia and Big Oil…

Staff (2021-05-05). US priorities shift reason for changing Salman's approach. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Shireen Hunter believes that the shift in US global priorities and its decision not to give blanket support to Saudi Arabia, and the stalemate in the Yemen war are two reasons for changing Bin Salman's approach towards Iran.

Staff (2021-05-05). Saudis, Americans reportedly fail in Muscat talks on Yemen. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Saudi Arabia and the United States' attempts in the Muscat talks between ousted President Hadi and the Houthi Ansarullah movement has failed to yield any results as the Yemeni forces are closing in on Marib.

Staff (2021-05-05). Two explosions heard in Yemen's Ma'rib prov. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Media sources reported the sound of two explosions in the northeastern Yemeni province of Ma'rib.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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