Confused by Trump, Gulf States Push for Iran-Saudi Rapprochement

“Shahab Hosseini is more dangerous than the Revolutionary Guards,” wrote the Saudi newspaper Mecca last August. “Iran has captured the entire world with its professional film industry,” warned the daily, unwittingly complementing Iranian cinema.


On the surface, bad blood between the two regional powers is as strong as ever, but Kuwait and Oman are leading efforts to heal rift.