KUWAIT -- Kuwait Fire Force crews manage to put out a fire that engulfed tire dumping site in Al-Salmi without casualties.

RIYADH -- Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah meets his Iranian counterpart in Cape Town to discuss relations.

RIYADH -- GCC Secretary-General Jasem Al-Budaiwi lauds UAE efforts to host the 2025 World Conservation Congress.

CAIRO -- A train crashes a Tok-Tok car in Al-Beheira Governorate, north Egypt, killing at least six people including two children.

BRUSSELS -- The new EU Special Representative for the Gulf Luigi Di Maio takes up office and starts work on Thursday.

VIENNA -- Two Austrian citizens, previously detained in Tehran, have been released.

WASHINGTON -- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Saudi Arabia on June 6-8 to discuss the strategic cooperation. (end) gb