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Afghanistan turmoil

Taliban's rise pressures Iran and Saudi Arabia to bury the hatchet

As US exits Afghanistan, rivals band together to face common threat

Iran and Saudi Arabia are trying to bridge their longtime hostilities following the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan. (Nikkei montage/AP)

DUBAI -- After years of feuding, Iran and Saudi Arabia are ramping up efforts to bridge their longtime hostilities as the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan threatens to spread chaos beyond Central Asia and destabilize the Middle East as well.

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