Does Iran Hold Any Cards in This Game?

Interesting "comment" from Iranian media post-OPEC meeting in Vienna: 

For those who might construe Iran’s relatively mild public statements following the OPEC session as a sign that Iran had no real cards to play, a glance at regional conflicts might indicate otherwise. Immediately following the OPEC meeting, Syria’s army, which has a history of on the ground collaboration with Iran, broke a standing cease fire agreement with the United States and Russia and advanced on the southern province of Daraa. At the same time, Iranian-backed Houthi rebels from Yemen fired missiles into the Saudi capital city of Riyadh. Both could be taken as a sign that pressure on Iran to deescalate its participation in regional conflicts isn’t producing immediate results, increasing the probability that the Trump administration will actively press allies to buy less oil from Iran.

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Where is this from? It's certainly not trying to be subtle...so Iran lost at the OPEC meet and in retaliation got Assad to break a cease-fire agreement and got the Houthis to fire missiles on the Saudi capital? 

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