Admitting more observer countries will raise the council's profile but will not necessarily facilitate policy decisions.
May 17, 2013 | 09:16 GMT
Afghanistan and Pakistan could become an arena for Saudi-Iranian rivalry once again.
May 14, 2013 | 22:36 GMT
Cyclone Mahasen could threaten supply chains and essential infrastructure.
May 14, 2013 | 11:29 GMT