A summit in Iraq brought some of the Middle East’s regional power brokers to the same table in Baghdad on Saturday.

Saudi Arabia and Iran were joined by Syria, Jordan, Kuwait and Turkey in the Iraqi capital for talks on rebuilding Iraq and combating extremism.

The summit, hosted by Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi, is part of a wider effort by Baghdad to project its image as a peacemaker within the fractious region.

Putting aside its own history with Iran, the regional meeting is the culmination of months of diplomacy by Baghdad’s leadership to ensure both Iran and Saudi Arabia were in attendance despite their disagreements over the crisis in Yemen.


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