Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's largest oil plants. But the US has blamed Iran, furthering tensions between the two countries.
As Islamabad is becoming increasingly wary of an escalating conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has set out on a mission to defuse tension between the Middle Eastern rivals.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Saudi Arabia seeking to capitalize on his country's growing influence in the Middle East. Both parties stand to gain a lot.
Washington will deploy a large force to Saudi Arabia to boost the kingdom's security after the attack on its oil production facility. Both the US and Saudi authorities blamed Iran for the strike.
Saudi Arabia has displayed recovered evidence from the oil attack that it says points to Iran. It showed the wreckage of what it said were cruise missiles and drones.
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