Saudi Arabia


  • آنتونیو گوترش- کراپ شده Yesterday 12:52

    Guterres: Stop the 'stupid war' in Yemen

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Sunday for a renewed push to end the "stupid war" in Yemen, saying he hoped the Trump administration could pressure Saudi Arabia to ease the humanitarian crisis there, AFP reported.

  • rouhani 2017-12-10 20:23

    Rouhani urges Saudi to stop bowing to Israel

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Sunday that Saudi Arabia should stop bombarding Yemen and begging to have ties with the Zionist regime of Israel.

  • zarif 2017-12-08 20:30

    By staff and agency

    Time for Saudis to produce prosperity rather than terrorists: Zarif

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that it’s time for Saudi Arabia to start producing “prosperity” rather than “terrorist organizations and dictators”.

  • rouhani 2017-12-06 20:54

    Admission of Saudi Arabia’s ties with Israel is painful: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – In an indirect reference by Saudi Arabia which has tacitly admitted it has ties with Israel, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that an acknowledgement by “certain regional countries” for having ties with Israel is “painful”.

  • Hossein Askari 2017-12-05 10:24

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudi Arabia has a weak army: Hossein Askari

    TEHRAN – A senior expert in Arab affairs who teaches international business at George Washington University is of the view that “But Saudi Arabia, with a weak army, sees Egypt and Jordan as source of military manpower.”

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-12-04 21:09

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Union of Iranians against Washington and Riyadh

    TEHRAN _ In recent months, we have been witnessing the unification of the United States and Saudi Arabia against the regional policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • Simbar 2017-12-04 10:32

    By Reza Simbar

    Saudi Petro-terrorism Serving U.S. Policies

    TEHRAN _ The unreasonable and unwise racism of Riyadh in the region has shown itself in Saudi Arabia's foreign policy. This has also had a direct impact on Saudi Arabia's speeches and decisions in the field of international and regional affairs. In this regard, we are faced with a term called Petro Terrorism. Saudi petro-terrorism means using the regime's petrodollars to support various terrorist groups, which are mainly used to fight and restrain Iran and anti-Zionist movements in the region.

  • Mohammad Ghaderi 2017-12-04 10:01

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Common Concern of the White House and Riyadh

    TEHRAN _ In recent days, American and Saudi authorities have common security concerns. The defeat of notorious terrorists of ISIS has hit Washington and Riyadh hard. However, the issue is not limited to the military and regional dimension. Part of the issue is the Takfiri thinking with the support of the United States and the Saudi family behind it.

  • Saudi Arabia 2017-12-02 05:37

    By Sarah Leah Whitson

    When elites get a taste of their own medicine

    In late 2006, I traveled to Saudi Arabia on behalf of Human Rights Watch to discuss human rights with Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, then the assistant interior minister for security affairs. He explained to me the merits of his country’s project to rehabilitate extremists by detaining several thousand Saudis until religious leaders declared them reformed.

  • محمد بن سلمان ولیعهد عربستان 2017-12-01 14:10

    By M.A. Saki

    Saudi Arabia committing suicide 

    The new ruling family in Riyadh will likely push Saudi Arabia to the verge of collapse through impulsive and rash decisions. 

  • Riyadh’s anti-Iran moves intended to cover up failures: Rouhani 2017-11-29 20:11

    Riyadh’s anti-Iran moves intended to cover up failures: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia presents Iran as an enemy because it wants to “cover up its failures” in the region.

  • Trump 2017-11-27 11:58

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Trump and His Concerns over solving Jumbled Puzzle

    The name of Zbigniew Brzezinski, the former U.S. national security advisor, is very familiar to many who have followed the developments in the U.S. foreign policy over the last decade. This famous American strategist died this year at the age of 89. Brzezinski is referred to as the "creator of al-Qaeda": who, by using Saudi Arabia's capacity, sowed al-Qaeda's seed through his anti-communist tendencies during the bipolar system and in opposition to the Kremlin Palace.

  • Tehran rejects arming Yemeni forces 2017-11-26 12:23

    Tehran rejects arming Yemeni forces

    TEHRAN – Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri, the deputy chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, has rejected reports that Iran has armed the Yemeni government and forces, saying the Arab country is able to meet its defensive needs.

  • Saudi Arabia 2017-11-26 04:00

    By Wayne Madsen

    Saudi-Israeli-Kushner plot to kidnap Lebanon’s PM and start a war

    The internal coup against rival members of the House of Saud engineered by Donald Trump’s “special envoy” Jared Kushner and the Binyamin Netanyahu government in Israel in concert with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) has now extended beyond Saudi Arabia’s borders into Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates.

  • White House says committed to support Riyadh against Tehran 2017-11-25 20:30

    White House says committed to support Riyadh against Tehran

    The White House released a statement on Friday saying it remains “committed to supporting Saudi Arabia and all our [Persian] Gulf partners against the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ aggression and blatant violations of international law.”

  • Yemenis to emerge victorious against Riyadh, cleric predicts 2017-11-25 08:49

    Yemenis to emerge victorious against Riyadh, cleric predicts

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Kazem Seddiqi, the interim Friday prayer preacher of Tehran, has criticized Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen, predicting that the Yemeni people will soon emerge victorious.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2017-11-24 21:09

    Tehran: Even Riyadh’s old allies stiffened by bin Salman’s greenness

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has responded to the recent anti-Iran statements by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, saying the remarks shows bin Salman’s “immature, unsophisticated behavior.”

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2017-11-22 13:32

    By Mohammad Hashemi

    Carl Schmitt’s blueprint for Saudi MbS  

    In an opinion piece for the Washington Post on November 9, Fareed Zakaria wrote “Mohammed bin Salman is now applying to Saudi Arabia what has become the new standard operating procedure for strongmen around the world”.

  • شیرین هانتر 2017-11-22 10:08

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudis are treating Hariri with scorn and like a lackey: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that that “It is quite obvious that Hariri has resigned because of Saudi Pressure. Hariri, like his father Rafiq, is close to Saudi Arabia, and the family made their fortune there.”

  • Saudi actions in Yemen constitute ‘war crime’: Iranian Judiciary chief 2017-11-21 09:39

    Saudi actions in Yemen constitute ‘war crime’: Iranian Judiciary chief

    TEHRAN – Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on Monday slammed Saudi Arabia for its continued aggression against Yemen, saying Riyadh’s actions in Yemen constitute “war crime”.

  • Arab League 2017-11-20 20:49

    Iran says Arab League statement is ‘all lies and distortions’

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has slammed Saudi Arabia for walking on the footsteps of the Zionist regime and called the Arab League’s anti-Iran statement “worthless” which is full of “lies and distortions”.

  • lebanon 2017-11-20 08:27

    Lebanon FM refuses to attend Arab summit on Iran

    TEHRAN - Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil refused to attend an emergency Arab League summit on Sunday which was requested by Saudi Arabia to discuss “confronting” Iran and Hezbollah, a Lebanese Foreign Ministry source told the French news agency.

  • Hossein Askari 2017-11-19 11:29

    By Hossein Askari (George Washington University professor)

    Islamic development bank (IDB) — another Saudi stooge

    Saudi discrimination against everything Iranian and Shia is so broad that it has even appeared in my own life. Am I upset? Yes, but more importantly I feel sad for the Middle East and for all Muslims. If I feel upset over something inconsequential, imagine how Shia Muslims feel in Saudi Arabia, in Bahrain and in Yemen as they face Saudi oppression or bombs day in and day out with the Trump administration’s blessing. Sometimes personal experiences shine a ray of light on issues that experts may miss. 

  •  Riyadh begged Tel Aviv to bomb Lebanon: Rouhani 2017-11-15 20:26

    Riyadh begged Tel Aviv to bomb Lebanon: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani has slammed Riyadh’s interference in Lebanon, saying it is “shameful” for a Muslim country to “beg” the Israeli regime to carry out military strikes against the Lebanese nation.

  • Macron’s remarks not accurate: Iran 2017-11-13 21:02

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    Macron’s remarks not accurate: Iran

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that the recent remarks made by French President Emanuel Macron about Iran’s missile program were “not accurate”. 

  • Tim Anderson 2017-11-13 20:58

    by Zahra Sadat khezri

    Syria war intended to divide, weaken independent nations: Sydney University’s Anderson

    Tim Anderson says ‘Washington has not yet found a way to accept defeat’ in Syria

    Tim Anderson, a senior lecturer in political economy at the University of Sydney, believes that the war on Syria was intended to weaken and divide independent countries in the region.

  • Lawmaker slams Riyadh for taking Hariri hostage 2017-11-13 09:47

    Lawmaker slams Riyadh for taking Hariri hostage

    TEHRAN – Asadollah Abbasi, a representative from Rudsar, has slammed Saud Arabia for holding the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri hostage, urging the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) member states and Muslim countries to respond to such act.

  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman meets outgoing Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri in Riyadh on November 6 2017-11-12 20:30

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Mossad failed theory against Hezbollah

    The House of Saud regime, its King and absolute monarch Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and its inexperienced Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman who is also known as MBS, are making headlines more often than they used to.

  • Kamal Kharrazi 2017-11-12 19:33

    Americans have no handshake quality: top advisor

    ‘Iran concerned about Riyadh, open for normalization’

    TEHRAN – A top advisor to Iran’s Supreme Leader has said that Tehran is very concerned about Riyadh’s foreign policy, indicating also that the Islamic Republic is open to talks that do not come with preconditions.

  • France disagrees with Saudi Arabia on Iran: Macron 2017-11-12 09:06

    France disagrees with Saudi Arabia on Iran: Macron

    TEHRAN – French President Emmanuel Macron has said his viewpoints on Iran do not conform with Saudi Arabia’s hardline stance vis-à-vis the Islamic Republic.