Saudi Arabia


  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-09-18 23:56

    End of war in Yemen is the only solution for all, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suggested on Tuesday that ending the war in Yemen is the only solution for all, criticizing the United States for denying the fact that Yemenis would strike back against “worst war crimes” committed by Saudi Arabia with a Washington’s support.

  • Zarif ASEAN 2019-09-18 23:51

    By Mehdi Sepahvand

    ASEAN Day: Zarif calls on neighbors to ‘emulate successful experience’

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on neighboring countries to put aside their differences and form a coalition like the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

  • Taro Kono 2019-09-18 23:50

    By staff and agency

    Japan says has no intelligence Iran was involved in Saudi attacks

    Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono has said that Tokyo has not seen any intelligence that shows Iran was involved in the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil installations.

  • aramco 2019-09-18 14:46

    By Yuram Abdullah Weiler

    Houthi retaliation on Saudi oil facilities checkmates Trump

    “We promise the Saudi regime that our future operations will expand further and be more painful than ever as long as it continues its aggression and siege.” —Yemeni Armed Forces spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Sari'

  • Mehmet Ogutcu 2019-09-18 12:54

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    ‘U.S. might topple Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil exporter sooner than planned’

    TEHRAN– Commenting on recent drone attack on Saudi Aramco Mehmet Ogutcu says prior to this attack, the U.S. was planning to double its crude oil exports to 9 million barrels per day by 2024. That means the U.S. might topple Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil exporter sooner than planned. 

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-09-18 00:07

    'US blame game on Saudi oil attack won’t deter Yemenis'

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at the United States for playing a blame game over the recent Yemeni drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities, saying this will never stop Yemeni victims from giving a response.

  • Ilhan Omar 2019-09-17 19:19

    By staff and agency

    U.S. Congresswoman says Trump’s information about Iran cannot be trusted

    U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has said that President Donald Trump administration’s information about Iran cannot be trusted.

  • A Saudi Aramco plant in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, was attacked early Saturday, one of two sites hit. /Reuters 2019-09-17 10:04

    By Alireza Hashemi

    Reuters scraping the barrel implicating Iran in Yemeni drone attacks

    It appears the western MSM have found a new pretext to further their pro-war line on Iran, this time using a Yemeni drone attack into key Saudi oil installations to bolster the case for confrontation with Iran.

  • U.S.-Saudi Arabia 2019-09-16 12:35

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian 

    The new Saudi-American plan in eastern Syria doomed to fail

    TEHRAN - The U.S. and Saudi Arabia have just began new actions in eastern Syria. Meanwhile, leaked audio from a Syrian opponent reveals that Riyadh and Washington are launching a new plan in eastern Syria.

  • Aramco 2019-09-15 18:07

    Drone strikes disrupt almost half of Saudi oil capacity

    Drone attacks claimed by Yemen’s armed forces struck two key oil installations inside Saudi Arabia on Saturday, damaging facilities that process the vast majority of the country’s crude output and raising the risk of a disruption in world oil supplies.

  • Hajj return flights conclude 2019-09-12 00:41

    Hajj Return Flights is done

    TEHRAN - Hajj return flights from Saudi Arabia to Iran came to an end on Monday, when the last flight returning Iranian hajj pilgrims from Medina landed at Imam Khomeini International Airport.

  • Quayyum Raja 2019-09-07 12:21

    By Quayyum Raja

    The Muslims can’t survive without unity!

    MASHAHD - What is the definition of survival?  In my opinion, it is not just an ability to feed oneself or even enjoy life, but an ability to have a voice without which there is no respect and honor in the world.  Whoever doesn’t have a voice, have no say in the matters and decisions affecting their lives as it has been happening ever since the establishment of the United Nations driven by the undemocratic Security Council with a political hegemony. 

  • mousavi 2019-09-01 18:17

    Iran: Air strike on Yemen detention center marks newest Saudi war crime 

    TEHRAN – Saudi-led air strikes on a detention center in southwest Yemen on Sunday, which killed and wounded dozens of people, drew a strong rebuke from Tehran.

  • Hossein Askari 2019-09-01 10:44

    By Javad Heirannia

    UAE is talking to Iran because it wants to withdraw from the Yemen debacle: Askari

    TEHRAN – Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “I think the UAE is talking to Iran because it wants to withdraw from the Yemen debacle and slowly reduce its collaboration with MBS.”

  • Iranian hajj pilgrims returning home 2019-08-17 18:54

    Iranian hajj pilgrims returning home

    TEHRAN – The first group of Iranian hajj pilgrims flew home on Friday, departing from Medina in Saudi Arabia to Sari, the capital of Mazandaran province, Tasnim reported.

  • Four years ago, in September 2015, the sweetness of Eid al-Adha (Eid Qurban) was turned into bitterness for Muslims all around the world, especially in Iran. 2019-08-14 11:35

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    A blood money that is beyond calculation

    TEHRAN - Four years ago, in September 2015, the sweetness of Eid al-Adha (Eid Qurban) was turned into bitterness for Muslims all around the world, especially in Iran. The news was shocking, more than three thousand Muslims had died or got injured over the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mina, Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

  • Supreme Leader Yemen 2019-08-13 21:27

    Ayatollah Khamenei: Intra-Yemeni dialogue needed for a united Yemen

    TEHRAN – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Tuesday Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have committed “great crimes” in Yemen.

  • chomsky 2019-08-13 15:09

    Chomsky:  Those who want to use force are deeply concerned about Iran’s deterrence strategy 

    Noam Chomsky elaborates on the ulterior motives behind the rhetoric by the United States that constantly claims Iran is the greatest threat to world peace. Chomsky says, “Iran has a very low military spending by the standards of the region, much lower than Saudi Arabia, Israel (and) others. The (Iranian) strategy is defensive. They want to deter attack long enough for diplomacy to be entertained.”  He adds: “Why are the United States and Israel so concerned about deterrent?   Who is concerned about deterrent? Those who want to use force. Those who want to be free to use force are deeply concerned about potential deterrent.”

  • pilgrimage experience 2019-08-10 16:23

    By Dr. Seyed Hossein Hosseiniseddiq

    The pilgrimage experience

    As the Hajj is approaching again, I would like to share my pilgrimage experiences with the readers of the Tehran Times.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-08-07 18:42

    “We neither buy security nor sell it”.

    People form the cornerstone of Iran’s power, Zarif says

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that it is the people and not foreign powers that form the basis of Iran’s power.

  • Colin S. Cavell 2019-08-05 11:56

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    Failure in Yemen to be ‘death sentence’ of Saudi monarchy: Prof. Cavell

    TEHRAN – Professor of political science Colin S. Cavell believes that failure of Saudi Arabia “to reassert its hegemonic control over Yemen will be a death sentence on the continuation of the Saudi monarchy.”

  • Paul Pillar 2019-08-04 19:27

    Paul Pillar: UAE Recognized Failure of Military Intervention in Yemen

    TEHRAN - Paul R. Pillar, a retired CIA officer, says the UAE has come to recognize that its military cooperation with the Saudis in war on Yemen has failed to make any achievement.

  • The rise of Yemeni long-range missiles  2019-08-04 10:08

    By Fatemeh Salehi

    The rise of Yemeni long-range missiles 

    TEHRAN - Yemen army and public groups attacked the furthest eastern part of East Saudi Arabia, in Dammam, for the very first time with a long-range ballistic missile. 

  • Riyadh welcomes Iran’s condition for resuming Umrah Hajj 2019-08-03 19:28

    Riyadh welcomes Iran’s condition for resuming Umrah Hajj

    TEHRAN – Saudi Hajj Minister Muhammad Saleh bin Taher Benten has welcomed Tehran’s condition including guaranteeing dignity and safety of Iranian pilgrims for resuming Umrah Hajj.

  • Yemen 2019-07-30 20:04

    Tehran strongly condemns Saudi air raid on Yemen

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned the latest Saudi-led airstrikes on a market in the northern Yemeni province of Sa’ada which left dozens of civilians dead or wounded.

  • Tehran welcomes rapprochement with Riyadh 2019-07-29 19:53

    Tehran welcomes rapprochement with Riyadh

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Monday described as a “positive signal” a call by Riyadh for talks with Tehran, calling on all Muslim countries to set aside their differences to move forward. 

  • Saudia Arabia- Iran 2019-07-28 10:21

    By Saeed Sadraian

    The reflection of “the powerful Iran” in the land of revelation

    Now that thousands of Iranian pilgrims are on their spiritual journey to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina; it is a good time to see how Saudis and other Muslims treat Iranian citizens.

  • Falahatpisheh 2019-07-27 21:03

    Iran should welcome de-escalation gesture with Arab neighbors, MP says

    TEHRAN - Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, a member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, is of the opinion that Arab countries in the Persian Gulf region are seeking to de-escalate tension in the region, a movement which he says Iran should welcome.

  • Sanders 2019-07-27 20:48

    Sanders: Not America’s job to hate Iran or love Israel

    TEHRAN – Vermont Senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie in a Friday interview with Pod Save America said it is not the United States’ proper role to hate a country such as Iran or love another one such as Israel.

  • Mohammad Javad Jamali 2019-07-26 19:50

    Saudi Arabia can be Iran’s ‘strategic partner’, MP says

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Javad Jamali Nobandegani, the deputy chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, has said that Saudi Arabia can be a “strategic partner” of Iran if it abandons following the United States.