Sun, 22 May 2022

RIYADH -- Saudi Arabia and Thailand agreed on Tuesday to restore full diplomatic relations during the official visit of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, the first of its kind in more than 30 years.

In a joint statement, the two sides announced the exchange of ambassadors in the near future and deepening of cooperation in the green economy, renewable energy, digital transformation, cybersecurity and others, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (Saudi-Thai-Relations)

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TRIPOLI -- The Libyan House of Representatives, or the parliament, announced on Tuesday the conditions it has set for serving as the country's next prime minister.

The conditions for the premiership was approved in the presence of Speaker Aguila Saleh, his first and second deputies, and 120 deputies in the 200-seat parliament, said Abdullah Blehig, the parliament spokesman, in a statement published on his official Facebook account. (Libya-Parliament-Conditions for Premiership)

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TEHRAN -- An Iranian top security official said Tuesday that the Islamic Republic's communication method with the United States will change only if a "good agreement" is within reach in the Vienna talks on the restoration of a 2015 nuclear deal.

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani made the remarks on Twitter. (Iran-U.S.-JCPOA)

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SANAA -- Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition launched multiple airstrikes on military camps controlled by the Houthi militia in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Tuesday early morning, Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported.

The airstrikes hit several camps in and around Sanaa, said the television without providing further details. (Yemen-Sanaa-Airstrikes)

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