Published on 19 May 2017 Sections

‘Huge step for Trump to go to centre of Muslim world’

Europe Editor and Presenter

Ali Shihabi, the executive director of the Arabia Foundation, and Dr Sanam Vakil, associate fellow of the Middle East and North Africa programme at Chatham House, on President Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia and how hardliners in Iran are using fear of him to galvanise opposition to President Rouhani.