Islam’s sacred pilgrimage will be limited to 60,000 people already present in the kingdom due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Instead of a policy of redlines and holding Saudi Arabia accountable, the president has been trying to advance his platform without rocking the boat.
King Hamad Causeway sea bridge to include railway, which will double movement of freight.
Rai, a harsh critic of Hezbollah, has called for Lebanon to remain neutral, referring to Hezbollah's deployment of fighters to Syria and its alliance with Iran in a power struggle with Saudi Arabia.
In the wake of a public disagreement last week, no new deal was reached by the beleaguered 23-member petroleum export club.
The training was provided by Tier 1 Group, which is owned by the private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management, and was defensive in nature and devised to protect Saudi leaders.
Raisi, a hardline judge who secured an expected election victory, said he wanted to improve ties with Gulf Arab neighbors while calling on Saudi Arabia to immediately halt its intervention in Yemen.
"European countries and the United States must look and see what they have done to the JCPOA."
Talks between Saudi-led coalition and Houthis are focused on steps to lift a blockade on Houthi-held ports and Sanaa airport in return for a promise from the Iran-aligned group for truce talks.