Saudi Arabia pours money into domestic arms industry

One of the world's largest weapons importers, Riyadh wants at least half of its arms purchases to be from local sources by the end of the decade. Saudi Arabia plans to hugely expand its modest arms industry over the next decade, but doing so amid low oil prices and a pandemic-battered economy could prove challenging for the kingdom

Ahmadinejad urges to end Yemen conflict - media

Former president of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has written a letter to Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, inviting him to join hands to end the Yemen war, according to a copy that Ahmadinejad’s office provided to The …

Iranian, Russian Diplomats Discuss Yemen, Syria

Iranian Foreign Minister’s Senior Assistant in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vasilyevich Vershinin have discussed the situation in Syria and Yemen, with both calling for political …

UN names city with the highest COVID-19 mortality rate

The city of Aden in south Yemen has the world's highest mortality rate from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with 70% of its infected residents dying, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. "In Aden, we have …