Middle East

Mini-Drones Attacked Iran’s Defence Factory

The Iranian defence factory came under attack by drone strikes in the city of Isfahan, located 440 kilometres south of the Iranian capital. Drones equipped with small warheads attacked an Iranian defence facility in Isfahan city during the night causing minor damage to the facility’s infrastructure, according to authorities.

China Calls For Oil Trade In Yuan Currency At Gulf Summit

Chinese president, Xi Jinping, is on a 3-day visit to the Middle East which is the first visit since 2016. During Xi’s visit, he called upon its Arab friends that China seeks to purchase oil and gas in yuan, a move that would help Beijing’s goal of internationalizing its currency and decrease the influence of the U.S. dollar on global trade.