UN sends experts to probe Saudi blasts

The UN experts “have already left for Saudi Arabia and obviously they will be doing their job according to the mandate that the Security Council has given them,” Guterres told reporters. While saying that he would wait to see the results of the investigation, he said he “strongly” condemned the attack. “I think this attack is a dramatic escalation in the Gulf and I believe that we absolutely need to stop this kind of escalation,” he said. Continue Reading

Erdogan hosts Putin, Rouhani for Syria summit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host his Russian and Iranian counterparts today for their latest summit on Syria, with attention focused on Damascus’s push on the last rebel-held bastion of Idlib. Presidents Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani will join Erdogan in the Turkish capital Ankara for their fifth summit on the conflict since 2017. Continue Reading