US calls on UN to act after Saudi blames Iran over missile

US calls on UN to act after Saudi blames Iran over missile

This has raised fears among businessmen that payments of outstanding debts could be delayed and that day-to-day activities of some companies, such as paying staff and creditors, might be hindered.

The war is closely identified with the prince in his role as defence minister.

It's not clear where all of this is heading, since both sides have incentive to play up the rivalry to consolidate support at home and abroad. The common thread to all those detained is their close ties with former heir to the throne Muhammad bin Nayef.

The phased removal of subsidies on fuel, water and electricity has started but some austerity moves have been unpopular.

The hotel's website shows the 492-room hotel in the Saudi capital as completely unavailable to book until February 2018, and it notes that hotel phone lines are currently disconnected.

The development is likely to affect the domestic policy balances of Saudi Arabia and Iran respectively.

Brazil has rejected an informal effort by Saudi Arabia to coax Latin America's top oil producer into joining OPEC-led production cuts aimed at boosting prices that have been hit by oversupply, a Brazilian official said.

Separately, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister accused Iran and the Lebanese terror group of being behind the missile launch.

He also has gone head-to-head with the country's puritanical Wahhabi Islamic religious establishment, which has had an alliance with the House of Saud since the 1700s.

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Commercial bankers told Reuters earlier on Tuesday that Saudi banks had frozen more than 1,200 accounts on the central bank's instructions and that the number was continuing to rise almost hourly.

Although the missile was destroyed in the air, this act will unavoidably trigger new conflicts in the region.

Iran hit back with President Hassan Rouhani justifying the rocket attack, claiming the Houthis were responding to Saudi aggression.

Suncor Energy, which advanced 1.6 per cent to $46.08, gave the index one of its biggest lifts.

"I have great confidence in King Salman and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, they know exactly what they are doing", Trump tweeted on Monday, after a round of high-profile arrests.

"You can't meet [an] Iranian leader [one day] and the next day you demand to cut off Iran's hand in Lebanon", he added.

The 26,500 square-km (10,230 square-mile) zone, known as NEOM, will focus on industries including energy and water, biotechnology, food, advanced manufacturing and entertainment, and will power itself solely with wind power and solar energy. The coalition denies it blocks commercial shipments of food, medicine and fuel. Allow me to bring a little bit of wisdom as the European voice in a world that seems to go completely crazy here: "It's dangerous", she told reporters in Washington.

Saudi Minister for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan said Monday that Beirut would "be dealt with as a government declaring war on Saudi Arabia", adding that Hezbollah was involved in "every terrorist act" that threatened the Saudi kingdom.

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