{FD} South Korean president visits UAE amid deepening ties

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's visit to the United Arab Emirates this week shows the Asian nation's deepening cooperation with the Gulf country, from buying its oil to building the Arabian Peninsula's first nuclear power plant and potentially backing it in war.

{FD} Gulf Arabs relish Tillerson firing; Iran weighs nuclear deal

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's firing is reverberating across a Middle East where Iran fears his replacement will fight to end the 2015 nuclear deal, a hope of Gulf Arab states as Palestinians worry about a further-emboldened nationalist Israeli government.

{FD} On Mideast visit, US house speaker vows to confront Iran

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan came to the United Arab Emirates on Thursday promising to take a harder line on Iran's ballistic missile program and its regional proxies, and saying he was open to imposing new economic sanctions.