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Moqtada Al-Sadr and Saudi Arabia— The New Allies

The prominent Iraqi Shia cleric and influential political leader Moqtada Al-Sadr visited Saudi Arabia on July 30 for the first time after 11 years. Al-Sadr, who is categorized amongst the hardliners in Iraq, met the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia… 1,541 more words


Saudis Open Iraqi Border and Forge Ties to Counter Iran

Backed by U.S., kingdom pursues influence as neighbor emerges from ISIS battle

A picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace shows Saudi King Salman, right, meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Mecca in June.  1,510 more words