Saudi Arabia


  • Abdel Fattah el-sisi and bin Salman Today 14:00

    By Javad Heirannia

    Saudi Arabia’s desperate alliance moves

    TEHRAN – The establishment of security pacts and alliances among countries demands high levels of cooperation from its member to deal effectively with different threats. Saudi Arabia and Egypt, for instance, have called for an “Arab NATO” to “wipe terrorism from the face of the earth.” This proposed alliance already faces various internal and external challenges, for instance over the future of the Assad government in Syria and how to deal with conflicts in Libya and Yemen.

  • Arab world 2018-05-21 11:33

    The spineless Arab world

    The Palestinian issue is mostly a humanitarian problem and all people around the world should sympathize with Palestinians who have been subjected to different kinds of injustice, humiliation, and even war crimes for very long years, yet inaction and submissiveness by the Arab world have made Israel and its new friends in the U.S. more adventurous and avaricious.

  • Saudis release Iranian fishermen after nine months 2018-05-20 04:35

    Saudis release Iranian fishermen after nine months

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia has freed two Iranian fishermen detained by the kingdom's coast guards last year, Bushehr province’s fisheries department chief has said.

  • دکتر محمدجواد ظریف 2018-05-19 03:32

    Zarif: Saudi move against Hezbollah is ‘shame upon shame’

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran has said a decision by Saudi Arabia to join the U.S. in sanctioning Lebanese Hezbollah officials while Israel is ruthlessly massacring Palestinians is “shame upon shame”.

  • Philip Giraldi 2018-05-16 10:24

    By Lachin Rezaian

    Trump's Quds move to fulfill campaign promise to wealthy Jewish donors: Former CIA officer

    TEHRAN – Former counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Philip Giraldi said Donald Trump fulfills a promise to very wealthy Jewish contributors to his campaign, adding Benjamin Netanyahu wanted it and Trump is seen as someone who listens to Netanyahu.

  • Mohammad bin Salman, Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump 2018-05-15 10:07

    There can be no peace at cost of Iran’s security

    The vicious alliance between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (commonly known as MBS), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump against Iran has become more evident more than ever.

  • Trump and Bin salman 2018-05-09 10:42

    By Martin Love

    Summer 2018: a bit of fear and loathing are natural

    A bit of fear and a bunch of loathing mark the days of intelligent people anywhere, and I’m hearing this from Iranian friends in Iran and in the US. It seems that this summer may be like no other in recent memory: either good sense and rationality will somehow prevail, or the world, and particularly the Middle East, will be plunged into some sort of all or nothing conflict to tie up loose ends of US and Zionist and Saudi imperialism.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-05-09 09:30

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Bin Salman is doomed to failure

    The long-term visit of Mohammad bin Salman to the United States, Britain and France, and its relationship with the invasion of US and its allies to Syria, was not much attended. This was while bin Salman's talks with Western officials were the main reason for US attack on Syria. On the other hand, this long-term visit has been linked to the political goals of the young Saudi prince, reflecting changes within Saudi Arabia.

  • leader 2018-04-30 19:04

    Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S. Treasury ‘economic war room’

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday that the U.S. Treasury Department is “economic war room” against Iran.

  • عادل الجبیر مایک پامپئو 2018-04-30 11:31

    Pompeo promotes Iran sanctions on maiden tour to Mideast

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday on a hastily-arranged visit to the Middle East as the United States aims to muster support for new sanctions against Iran.

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-04-28 09:31

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Childish justification of the Saudis

    TEHRAN - Since Salman bin Abdul Aziz has come to power in Saudi Arabia, he has taken specific policies in the domestic arena; policies that indicate he is trying to change the usual way of transferring power transfer in the royal family, so that his own son Mohammad, can afterwards come to power as the Saudi King.

  • Hossein Askari 2018-04-24 10:03

    By Javad Heirannia

    Arab force in Syria would be “ineffective”: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, strongly believes that “The Saudis will not do any heavy fighting. Just ask Americans what Saudis contributed during Operation Desert Storm!”

  • A man carries Buthaina Muhammad Mansour, believed to be 4 or 5, rescued from the site an air strike that killed eight of her family members in Sanaa, Yemen. Credit Khaled Abdullah/Reuters 2018-04-23 20:54

    Iran deplores Saudi ‘barbaric’ raid on wedding ceremony in Yemen

    TEHRAN – Iran has strongly denounced Saudi Arabia’s “barbaric” airstrike that killed scores of civilians at a wedding ceremony in a Yemeni village, Tasnim reported.

  • Hanif Ghaffari 2018-04-21 08:43

    By Hanif Ghafari

    Saudi regime in Yemen's swamp

    TEHRAN - About three years has passed since Saudis and their allies started war and bloodshed in Yemen. Today, after this long time, Yemen has become the symbol of Saudi Arabia's defeat in West Asia. However, according to "Colin Powell", the former U.S. Secretary of State, Saudi Arabia was supposed to seize Yemen in14 days and destroy the country's revolution. But now, Riyadh is facing the increasing costs of its failure in various Yemeni cities.

  • ‘U.S., Israel, Saudi have set up anti-Iran alliance’ 2018-04-15 20:44

    ‘U.S., Israel, Saudi have set up anti-Iran alliance’

    TEHRAN – A former Iranian diplomat believes that the election of Donald Trump as the president of the United States has paved the way for Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the U.S. to form an anti-Iran alliance

  • Adel Al-Jubeir 2018-04-11 22:40

    ‘Vision of light’ from viewpoint of al-Jubeir

    In another hateful remarks, this time by Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister, Iran is surprisingly characterized as a “vision of darkness” and Saudi Arabia as a “vision of light”.

  • Jack Perry 2018-04-11 17:58

    We might be on the brink of World War 3

    As I write this, the United States is on the brink of war. Indeed, the entire world may be on the brink of the Third World War but is too distracted by mindless entertainment to see it.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-04-11 17:49

    Saudis, Israel turned into symbol of crime in Mideast: Tehran

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry has pointed out to joint criminal acts of Saudi Arabia and Israel, stressing that the two are becoming “symbols of crime in the Middle East.”

  • Palestinians will shatter U.S., Saudi illusions, Larijani says 2018-04-09 12:14

    Palestinians will shatter U.S., Saudi illusions, Larijani says

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has predicted that the Palestinian youths will shatter all of the “illusions” of the United States and Saudi Arabia.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-04-08 11:20

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. wants to get as much economic and financial advantage from KSA as possible: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “The United States is trying to get Saudi Arabia to help it in resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict, and also it wants to get as much economic and financial advantage from it as possible.”

  • Milking continues unabated, Zarif says of U.S.-Saudi partnership 2018-04-07 10:56

    Milking continues unabated, Zarif says of U.S.-Saudi partnership

    TEHRAN – Milking continues unabated, Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, pointing to Washington’s exploitation of Saudi petrodollars.

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2018-04-07 10:13

    By Javad Heirannia

    Very likely KSA will have to sign the additional protocol: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes “it is very likely that Saudi Arabia will have to sign the additional protocol and forego nuclear enrichment on its own territory.”

  • Martin Love 2018-04-06 12:31

    By Martin Love

    Psychopaths seem to have gathered of late

    A message from a friend this week, writing: “Martin, perhaps you are one of the few Americans who can actually broadcast to the Iranians that we, the mass of the people here in the U.S., do not see them as enemies.”

  • Mohammed bin Salman 2018-04-04 12:09

    By M.A. Saki

    Saudi prince’s bombastic words do not worth attention

    Again, this time in an interview with the Atlantic published on April 2, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman made harsh remarks against Iran, calling Iran part of the “triangle of evil” along with al-Qaeda, ISIS and other terrorist groups.

  • Frank N. von Hippel 2018-04-04 10:50

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. policy has for long time had bias toward Saudi: ex-White House official

    TEHRAN – Professor Frank N. von Hippel, former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology says “Under the Obama Administration, Saudi Arabia’s refusal to forego enrichment and plutonium separation prevented an agreement on cooperation on nuclear energy.”

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-04-02 20:32

    Iran says Saudi prince knows nothing about war

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has not studied history and knows nothing about war.

  • جنگ یمن 2018-04-01 19:01

    U.S., UK, French arms sales to Saudi coalition ‘devastating’ Yemeni lives: Amnesty International

    The “irresponsible arms flows” by the U.S., UK, France and other European countries to the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen has inflicted “enormous harm to Yemeni civilians,” Amnesty International said Friday.

  • Leader of Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement Abdul Malik Badreddin al-Houthi (Photo by al-Masirah television network) 2018-03-24 13:44

    Saudi Arabia will eventually fail in Yemen just like in Syria, Iraq: Houthi

    Leader of Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement Abdul Malik Badreddin al-Houthi has stressed that Saudi Arabia will finally fail in its all-out military aggression against its conflict-ridden southern neighbor as it failed in Syria and Yemen.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-03-24 13:29

    Saudi Arabia main sponsor of terrorism in world

    TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (MNA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said here on Saturday that Saudi Arabia is the main sponsor of terrorism, insecurity, instability and extremism in the region and world.

  • Yemen 2018-03-18 10:13

    By Sondoss Al Asaad

    Three years of Saudi heinous crimes in Yemen

    BEIRUT - Yemen a miserable isolated Arab country has been devastated by an ongoing Saudi bloody war. Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies (PGCC) have launched a vicious military campaign against Yemen to reinstall its former government. Recently, the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to the UK has refocused attention on this silent conflict.