US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Saudi King Salman in Jeddah. Photo: EPA-EFE

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Saudi king for Iran crisis talks

  • Pompeo met the Saudi king and crown prince in Jeddah days after the downing of a US drone
  • He described Saudi Arabia and the UAE as ‘two great allies in the challenge that Iran presents’
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Saudi King Salman in Jeddah. Photo: EPA-EFE
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US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua

Trump’s cancellation of retaliatory strikes on Iran over drone attack not sign of ‘weakness’: John Bolton

  • ‘I never called the strike against Iran “BACK,” I just stopped it from going forward at this time,’ US president tweeted
  • While US president is said to have called off strikes on Iran on Thursday, he authorised cyberattacks instead, according to media reports
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US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
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