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Saudi Arabia and Iran may finally be ready for rapprochement

Saudi Arabia and Iran may finally be ready for rapprochement
Wednesday 16
13:50 2019

The October 11 attack on an Iranian oil tanker in Red Sea waters off the coast of Saudi Arabia stoked further friction in a region rattled by attacks on tankers and oil installations since May and increased fears of war between Riyadh and Tehran. Thus far, no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. Tehran, despite its history of swiftly blaming the United States and Israel for any perceived sabotage of its interests, refrained from accusing any specific party. The National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC), which owns the targeted vessel, confirmed that its hull was hit by two separate explosions ...

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Summary: To achieve peaceful co-existence, however, both regional powers need to make significant compromises.

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