Saudi Arabia


  • Boroujerdi 2019-10-07 10:14

    Iranian MP: U.S., Saudi Arabia behind recent unrest in Iraq

    TEHRAN – A senior member of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said on Sunday that joint plots orchestrated by Washington and Riyadh were root causes of recent riots in Iraq. 

  • A screengrab from footage Yemen-based Al Masirah TV purportedly shows soldiers surrendering to anti-Saudi forces near the Saudi Arabia-Yemen border. 2019-10-06 12:05

    By Alireza Hashemi

    Hoist by its own petard: How Saudi Arabia was pushed against the wall in Yemen

    Tehran - A spate of fruitful Yemeni operations against Saudi Arabia has underscored transformation of anti-Saudi forces into an obstinate actor gaining in military sophistication, increasing pressure on Riyadh to acknowledge what described as a democracy-promotion campaign has only diminished its influence in Yemen and sullied its reputation globally. 

  • امنیت خلیج فارس 2019-10-05 21:29

    By Shireen T. Hunter

    Persian Gulf Arab states should accept Iran’s olive branch

    Hopes for some sort of breakthrough in U.S.-Iran relations were thwarted at the United Nations General Assembly last week. A supposed deal struck by French President Emmanuel Macron to arrange a telephone conversation between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and U.S. President Donald Trump did not go through.

  • Ali Larijani 2019-10-05 13:36

    Regional problems cannot be solved militarily: Larijani

    TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has said that problems in the region cannot be solved through war.

  • Mike Pompeo 2019-10-03 11:51

    Emails suggest UAE and Saudi Arabia funded U.S.-based anti-Iran pressure group

    For the second year in a row, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo chose an unusual venue in which to present new escalations in the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” strategy against Iran during the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York.

  • Mohammad Bin Salman 2019-10-03 11:28

    By M.A. Saki

    MBS must swallow his pride

    It is essential that Saudi Arabia put an immediate end to its futile and senseless war on the fellow Arab nation of Yemen.

  • Adel Abdul Mahdi 2019-10-02 20:16

    Riyadh gives ‘green light’ for talks with Tehran: report

    TEHRAN – An Iraqi government official says Saudi Arabia has given a green light to Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to arrange a meeting with Iran as a first step towards de-escalating tensions in the region, the Middle East Eye reported on Tuesday.

  • Vladimir Putin 2019-10-02 18:48

    Russian president describes U.S. sanctions on Iran as “detrimental” for global economy

    Putin defends Iran against Saudi oil attack accusations

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the September 14 attacks on Saudi Arabian oil infrastructure, saying there is no proof the Islamic Republic had a role in, or was responsible for, the strikes.

  • Mohammad Hossein Baqeri 2019-10-01 21:17

    Iran just providing advisory help to Yemen: military chief

    TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Armed Forces Chief of Staff, has said Iranian military officers only provide advisory assistance to the popular forces in Yemen.

  • Iraqi PM 2019-10-01 20:48

    By staff and agency

    Iraqi PM says Riyadh wants to avoid war with Iran

    Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has said that he believes Saudi Arabia is looking to de-escalate tensions with Iran.

  • Ali Larijani 2019-10-01 20:38

    Larijani welcomes Mohammed bin Salman’s desire for talks

    TEHRAN – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has welcomed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s willingness to resolve disputes with Iran through talks, saying Iran’s doors are open to the Saudis.

  • بن سلمان 2019-09-30 21:21

    Mohammed bin Salman says he prefers diplomacy with Iran 

    MBS: War with Iran would collapse global economy

    Saudi Arabia's crown prince warned in an interview aired on Sunday that a military confrontation with Iran would collapse the global economy, adding that he would prefer a political and peaceful solution to a military one, Al-Jazeera reported.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-09-30 20:44

    Saudis must know they cannot buy security: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Saudis must know that they cannot buy security from the United States.

  • Jamal Khashoggi - Mohammed bin Salman 2019-09-30 11:29

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    According to the legal evidence, Bin Salman must be executed

    TEHRAN - Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Bin Salman’s explicit confession about Jamal Khashoggi’s murder under his watch will have legal consequences and effects. 

  • عادل عبدالمهدی 2019-09-29 21:51

    Iraqi PM to visit Iran amid efforts to deescalate Tehran-Riyadh tension: report

    TEHRAN – Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi plans to visit Iran in line with his government’s policy to reduce the growing tension between Tehran and Saudi Arabia, the Iraqi media have reported.

  • Maj Gen Abdulaziz al-Fagham (L) seen with King Salman in 2017. Photograph: Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images 2019-09-29 16:08

    Bodyguard to Saudi king reportedly shot dead by friend

    State TV offers few details on death of Maj Gen Abdulaziz al-Fagham in ‘personal dispute’

  • Es’haq Al-e- Habib 2019-09-28 20:20

    Diplomat calls Saudi Arabia a fountain of extremism and terrorism

    TEHRAN – Es’haq Al-e- Habib, the Iranian deputy ambassador to the UN, said on Friday that the Saudi regime is a “source of terrorism and extremism”.

  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani 2019-09-28 10:23

    “India differs with U.S. definition of Iran” 

    Indian PM, Iranian president hold talks at UN

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a significant move on Thursday met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York as New Delhi sought to engage Tehran with an eye on energy interests and connectivity corridor via Chabahar Port amid fast changing geo-politics, the Economic Times reported. 

  • Johnson and Raab 2019-09-27 14:15

    By Hamid Bayati

    A look at London’s suspicious positions on Iran and Aramco

    Johnson and Raab new Arabian puppets

    Recent statements by the British prime minister and foreign secretary indicate that London demote itself to the position of an agent by accepting a new mission, and has begun a suspicious scenario against Iran. Britain, hostility of which to Iranian people is historically proven, has shown that it seizes any opportunity to hit Iran. Following the September 14 attacks on the Aramco oil facilities by Yemenis, Britain launched a new campaign against Iran.

  • IRGC chief slams European trio’s allegations against Iran as fictitious 2019-09-25 19:07

    IRGC chief slams European trio’s allegations against Iran as fictitious

    TEHRAN – Major General Hossein Salami, the head of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has slammed three European countries over blaming Iran for the recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities without any evidence whatsoever.

  • zarif 2019-09-24 20:35

    Sanctions are war, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the United States’ sanctions on Iran are “war”.

  • YEMEN 2019-09-24 19:13

    By Farzad Farhadi

    The continuance of Riyadh’s false claims against Iran instead of stopping the Yemen war

    TEHRAN - What has troubled Riyadh officials is inefficiency in American Patriot system, and The U.S. positions, as the Saudi Arabia expected to receive more support. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo affirmed the failure of air defense system. 

  • Yemen to become Saudis’ Vietnam: ex-Iranian diplomat 2019-09-24 18:40

    Yemen to become Saudis’ Vietnam: ex-Iranian diplomat

    TEHRAN – Hamid Reza Asefi, a former Iranian diplomat, has said Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen will go on and Yemen will become the Saudis’ Vietnam.

  • ‘Britain should stop selling arms to Saudis instead of accusing Iran’ 2019-09-23 23:37

    ‘Britain should stop selling arms to Saudis instead of accusing Iran’

    TEHRAN – Tehran says London should stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia instead of accusing the Islamic Republic of being responsible for attacks on the Saudi oil facilities.

  • مصاحبه ظریف با شبکه سی بی اس 2019-09-22 13:06

    U.S. 'posturing' by sending troops to Saudi Arabia, Iranian FM says 

    Zarif: Whoever starts war will not be the one who finishes it

    TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said any country that starts a war against Iran  “will not be the one who finishes it”  as he said  the U.S. is "posturing" by sending troops and defense equipment to Saudi Arabia following the September 14 attacks on a major Saudi Arabia oil facility.

  • Iran ready to forgive neighbors’ past mistakes and extend hand of friendship to them, says Rouhani 2019-09-22 12:00

    Iran ready to forgive neighbors’ past mistakes and extend hand of friendship to them: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – In an indirect reference to Saudi Arabia, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran is ready to forgive the past mistakes of its neighbors and extend the hand of friendship toward them.

  • Dr. Osman Faruk Logoglu Turkish veteran politician 2019-09-21 11:02

    By Payman Yazdani

    Middle East OSCE would be a major development to settle regional disputes: Logoglu

    Turkish veteran politician says the creation of a Middle East OSCE, led by Turkey, Iran, and others of the region would be a major development to maintain regional security.

  • Martin Love 2019-09-20 22:34

    By Martin Love

    Absolution from crimes by deflection and deceit is never successful

    NORTH CAROLINA - Vladimir Putin appears far and away smarter than any major Western “leader”, especially Donald Trump and Mike Pompeo. Ansarullah appears to have attacked the Abqaiq oil processing plant in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia with drones or something, or claims it did. Maybe they fired off missiles of some sort that had adopted Iranian technology. It’s a mystery, but whatever and whoever hit the plant, and it wasn’t the homemade firecracker rockets that fly out of the Gaza Strip to land in some farm field around Sederot inside “Israel”, whatever this “country” without defined borders really is geographically (it’s never been reliably determined).

  • UNSC 2019-09-20 18:17

    U.S. fails to condemn Iran at UNSC over Aramco accusation

    TEHRAN – The United States has failed to condemn Iran over Yemenis’ attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil installations at the UN Security Council.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-09-20 17:29

    Zarif says U.S. values Arab oil more than Arab blood

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that the United States values oil more than the lives of the Arab people, criticizing Washington’s hypocrisy regarding the war on Yemen.