The Iranian regime has threatened to avenge the killing of general Qassem Soleimani in a US drone strike.
Saudi Arabia has appealed for all actors to take the necessary steps to prevent further escalation in the wake of Soleimani's killing.
Qassem Soleimani was largely held responsible for the recent deaths of hundreds of Iraqi protestors by Iran-backed militias.
World powers and entities react to the killing of IRGC Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani in a US strike on his convoy in Baghdad.
The release signals momentum between both sides as efforts to end the conflict gain steam.
Former MP Entifadh Qanbar said sanctions are an effective tool to help undermine Iran's 'harmful influence' in Iraq.
The protestors have voiced rejection of prime minister-designate Hassan Diab on the grounds that he was put forward by Hizbullah and its allies in the Lebanese parliament.
The US Treasury has designated two judges presiding over branches of the Iranian regime's Revolutionary Court for their punitive actions.
Supporters of outgoing Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri held protests across Beirut Thursday night and also gathered in front of new premier Hassan Diab's house.
The Houthis freed 75 hostages in exchange for pro-government forces releasing 60 of their fighters in the south-western city of Taez.