Isil threat helps heal Saudi-US rift after discord

September 20, 2014 3:55 PM

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Isil threat helps heal Saudi-US rift after discord

Riyadh: Saudi and US leaders have been speaking in harmony about the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, after a period in which the allies of 70 years frequently sounded discordant notes.

Isil’s rampage through northern Iraq and eastern Syria has persuaded the US to launch air strikes and seek Arab support for a broader campaign. Saudi Arabia hosted a coalition-building summit last week for Secretary of State John Kerry and 10 Middle Eastern states. After that session, and more than ...

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