Pakistan UN permanent representative, Malihe Ludi said on Wednesday that Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) can play a major role in defusing the tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia and in re-establishing bilateral ties.
Women have begun voting in Saudi Arabia’s municipal elections for the first time in the history of the kingdom, which has long been under fire by international rights groups for suppressing women’s rights.
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati and visiting Saudi Arabian Minister for Hajj, Bandar Bin Mohammed Bin Hamzah Asad Hajjar, in a meeting in Tehran on Thursday reviewed additional quota for Iranians in annual Hajj.
Saudi Arabia responded to the US postponement of war plans against Syria by pressing for stepped-up aid to the Al-Qaeda-linked Syrian opposition, while arming itself to prepare for domestic repression.
A senior Tunisian politician blasted Saudi Arabia’s collaboration with the US and the Zionist regime in implementing their plots in the region, and described Riyadh as the main supporter of terrorist groups active in the regional states.