Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: EPA-EFE

New US sanctions will end path of diplomacy, Iran foreign ministry says

  • The Trump administration’s new sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader and foreign minister are ‘destroying the established international mechanisms for maintaining world peace and security’, Tehran says
Topic |   Iran

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: EPA-EFE
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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’
Topic |   United States

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