Russian President Vladimir Putin advised Saudi Arabia to make the same "wise state decision" as Iran and Turkey in buying his country's advanced missile defenses.
President Donald Trump argued that Iran lied about its June attack on a U.S. drone and may also be untruthful about a recent attack against Saudi oil sites.
Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for drone attacks at the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia, military and government spokespersons said Saturday.
"It is great news for America," the right-wing host said of Trump's national security advisor's ouster.
"We love Jason, so he's always additive to the team," Trump said of Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt's resignation. "But the plan's in a great place."
Russia has expressed support for the sovereignty of Iraq, Syria and Lebanon following attacks attributed to Israel against regional partners of Iran.
The head of Iran's aerospace sector said that "the Russians and the Chinese have given us proposals" for fighter jets about a year before a U.N. arms embargo is set to expire.
"I'm not sure I'm ready to call the crisis over yet, but so far so good," Defense Secretary Mark Esper said.
An influential Iraqi faction has called for a U.S. military exit from the country as the leaders of Hezbollah and Israel swapped threats over a series of suspected Israeli strikes across the Middle East.
Israeli forces openly claimed attacks over the weekend in Syria and the Palestinian-administered Gaza Strip and were blamed for two more operations in Lebanon and Iraq.
Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces opened fire on a surveillance aircraft as they threatened to turn on the U.S. in the wake of strikes widely attributed to Israel.
The Federation of American Scientists has released the U.S. Army's 52-card playing deck featuring two jokers all detailing Iran's weapons arsenal.
Iran said its defense industry's achievements "prevented arrogant powers from undertaking any daring and adventurous action" as Bahrain and Australia joined the U.S. and U.K. in in the Persian Gulf.
Another mysterious blast has hit Iraq as speculation mounts as to Israel's potential role in what may be an expansion of its campaign against alleged Iran-associated sites in neighboring Syria.
As a deal between Russia and Turkey neared collapse in Idlib, a separate Turkish attempt to enhance its influence in the country at the expense of another U.S. ally has apparently made progress.
The Iraqi Defense Ministry announced "the cancellation of all approvals for aviation in Iraqi airspace" after a suspicious explosion at a military base, the U.S.-led coalition agreed to comply.
The information minister of Yemen's exiled government warned that any support for a southern separatist takeover in Aden "brings down the justifications for the intervention" of the Saudi-led coalition.
Just hours before a judge in U.K.-ruled Gibraltar ordered the release of Iran's Grace 1 supertanker, the Iranian navy commander warned an "Islamic maritime resistance" was being formed.
Iran's foreign minister warned that "the threats are coming from the U.S. and its Western allies who are pouring weapons in the region."
The UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council and Saudi-backed presidential guards have engaged in deadly clashes, threatening to open a new front in an already war-torn nation.
Iran's defense minister held talks with his Kuwaiti, Omani and Qatari counterparts, arguing that an "American-led military alliance will only increase the insecurity in the region under the pretext of securing shipping."
Tehran's Washington-blacklisted top diplomat said that this time the U.S. was using "economic terrorism" by "violating a historic nuclear deal & punishing those who seek to adhere to it."
Iran's navy chief called the U.K.'s decision to join the U.S. in the Persian Gulf "a big bluff and a deceitful act that tries to make this region look unsafe, even though it is secure."
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, recently sanctioned by the U.S., warned that global "commerce & power are shifting" away from the West.
Kushner reportedly did not meet with any Palestinian leaders, who believe his peace plan favors Israel.
Hawaii Representative and presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard has long opposed U.S.-sponsored regime change, but her opponents keep focusing on a fateful 2017 meeting in Syria.
"Thank you for considering me such a huge threat to your agenda," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted.
Germany's top diplomat said "there is no military solution" as the U.S. and Iran attempted to secure support for rival visions on how to secure the Strait of Hormuz.
The Trump administration has been accused of illicitly transferring nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, which has threatened to build a nuclear bomb if Iran did.
Top officials from the United Arab Emirates and Iran held rare talks just as the United States was trying to isolate the Islamic Republic through "maximum pressure."