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Is Saudi Arabia considered Persian?
Eight nations have coasts along the Persian Gulf: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The Persian gulf’s strategic location has made it an ideal place for human development over time. Today, many major cities of the Middle East are located in this region.
What’s going on between Saudi Arabia and Iran?
The latest deep-freeze between the two comes as the result of Saudi Arabia executing a prominent Shiite cleric on Saturday, along with 46 other prisoners. In response, Iranians stormed the Saudi embassy in Tehran, setting it on fire.
Are the Saudis worried about US-Iran rapprochement?
But the Saudis are now worried about the idea of a U.S. rapprochement with Iran built around last year’s nuclear deal. And the U.S. has needed Riyadh less since the development of shale gas technology has caused a drop in reliance on Middle Eastern oil.
Why is Saudi Arabia in crisis?
And the U.S. has needed Riyadh less since the development of shale gas technology has caused a drop in reliance on Middle Eastern oil. Those two things taken together — along with a new king on the Saudi throne — help explain why the latest crisis began. (Sidebar: neither Iran nor Saudi Arabia have diplomatic ties with Israel.
Why are Saudi Arabia and Iran locked horns in Syria?
It’s in Syria especially where the two have locked horns, as Iran has gambled big in order to defend Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the Saudis have been key backers for many rebel groups. Riyadh has had the U.S. in its corner for decades now, helped by U.S.-Iranian clashes and America’s need for Saudi oil.