In the Middle East, the two most contiguous cultures are the Egyptian and Persian civilizations. For ages, they stood as beacons of durable learning and contributed immeasurably to human progress.
Turkey and Israel have held their first political consultations in seven years after the two sides reached an agreement to normalize their ties in June 2016.
Iran and Britain have reportedly exchanged ambassadors for the first time since 2011 in another sign of warming relations between the two countries.
Turkey and Iraq said on Friday that their strained relations will be improved in a bid to defy the spillover of al Qaeda from Syria to their territories.
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has severed Egypt’s relations with Syria over the conflict in the country.
Iran and Senegal have resumed their diplomatic relations following a decision by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall.