Saudi Arabia


  • Spox 2021-04-30 18:53

    Iran welcomes change in Saudi tone: spokesman

    TEHRAN – In its first reaction to the recent remarks by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Iran welcomed the change in Saudi Arabia’s tone, expressing hope of a beginning for convergence among Muslim countries. 

  • پهپاد یمن 2021-04-26 18:19

    Yemeni drones hit again King Khalid airbase in Saudi Arabia

    Yemen’s armed forces and allied Popular Committees fighters have conducted a retaliatory drone strike on King Khalid Airbase in southwestern Saudi Arabia.      

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-04-26 18:17

    Foreign Ministry says pursuing cases of two Iranian citizens in border point with Turkey

    TEHRAN — The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Monday that it is following the cases of two Iranian citizens who were reportedly tortured and mistreated in border point with Turkey.

  • الطيران اليمني المسير 2021-04-25 21:08

    Major Saudi airbase targeted in Yemen's drone retaliation

    The Yemeni army says it has launched a fresh drone strike on a major airbase in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern province of Asir in retaliation.

  • Saeed Khatibzadeh 2021-04-23 19:46

    Saudi Arabia has shown ‘positive signals’ for dialogue, says Iran’s Khatibzadeh

    TEHRAN — In a virtual meeting through Clubhouse social media platform, hosted on April 20 by Al-Jazeera analyst Ali Hashem, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh answered questions by reporters from credible media around the world.

  • قاسم الاعرجی 2021-04-21 22:50

    Iraqi national security advisor: No talk of Baghdad mediation between Iran and S. Arabia

    TEHRAN — Media office of the Iraqi National Security Council (INSC) released a statement on Wednesday saying that he did not discuss any intermediary talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia during his meeting with the Saudi ambassador to Baghdad.

  • Yemen 2021-04-21 22:47

    On the verge of liberation

    TEHRAN – Yemeni forces have closed in on the strategic oil-rich city of Marib in their latest efforts to liberate the city from Saudi-backed mercenaries. 

  • Masjedi 2021-04-20 19:36

    Iran supports Iraqi mediation between Tehran and Riyadh: ambassador

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic supports Baghdad's mediation to bring Tehran closer to countries with which relations have soured, Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi told state news IRNA in an interview published on Tuesday.

  • Mohammad Jamshidi 2021-04-20 03:56

    Mohammad Jamshidi proud to represent Iran basketball

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Jamshidi and Iran are used to rolling over their opponents. They was clear when they beat their first opponents in the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers by an average margin of 44.5 points per game.

  • Spox 2021-04-19 15:42

    Iran says it always welcomes dialogue with Saudi Arabia

    TEHRAN – In its first official reaction to media reports of talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said it welcomes dialogue with the Saudi kingdom because such a dialogue is in the interest of the region.

  • Iran-Saudi Relations 2021-04-19 10:11

    Riyadh denies reports of talks with Iran to spurn de-escalation dialogue

    MBS gamble

    TEHRAN – In the midst of a diplomatic war of words between Iran and the heads of two Arab organizations, Western media outlets claimed that Iran and Saudi Arabia have quietly begun talks in Baghdad to repair their relations, a claim that was rejected as untrue by sources close to both Tehran and Riyadh.

  • الطيران اليمني المسير 2021-04-11 20:02

    Yemeni forces launch retaliatory drone strike against Saudi airport, air base

    Yemeni armed forces and fighters from allied Popular Committees have separately carried out fresh retaliatory airstrikes against Saudi Arabia, targeting military aircraft hangars at an airport in the kingdom’s southern Jizan region and an air base in Asir.

  • Giorgio Cafiero 2021-04-11 15:38

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    GSA: Riyadh, Tel Aviv unhappy over possible transformation from ‘maximum pressure’ to ‘maximum diplo

    TEHRAN - Chief executive officer of Gulf State Analytics (GSA) says that both Saudis and Israelis in a “tacit partnership” are worried about a revitalization of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. 

  • Yemen 2021-04-10 11:26

    Saudi coalition flees from Ma'rib as resistance advances

    The Saudi-led military coalition ordered its agents to clean the remaining heavy weapons from war fronts around Ma'rib, including American armored vehicles, Lebanon's al-Akbar newspaper reported on Friday.

  • Shaker Zalloum 2021-04-09 15:07

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Saudi Arabia behind coup attempt in Jordan: Palestinian analyst 

    TEHRAN – A Palestinian author believes that Saudi Arabia and the UAE had a key role in the coup attempt in Jordan.

  • Ali Fahem 2021-04-07 12:11

    By Reza Moshfegh

    Arab monarchies worried about U.S. exit from the region: Iraqi expert 

    TEHRAN - An Iraqi analyst says that Arab monarchies in the Persian Gulf are worried about the U.S. move to gradually pull out its troops from West Asia while China is establishing a comprehensive strategic partnership with Iran.

  • Stab in the back 2021-04-05 09:34

    Saudi Arabia faces accusations of involvement in palace intrigue

    Stab in the back

    TEHRAN - High-profile figures in Jordan, including a member of the royal family and a longtime confidant of King Abdullah II, were arrested on Saturday in what appeared to be a nascent palace intrigue nipped in the bud. 

  • Ayatollah Khamenei 2021-03-12 21:40

    Ayatollah Khamenei: Iran’s presence in the region is political

    U.S. claims of support for human rights is hypocritical, Leader says

    TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Thursday slammed the enemies, especially the U.S., for distorting the facts and presenting developments in a way that is opposite to the truth.

  • MEE 2021-03-09 17:22

    'Zero hegemony' approach needed to end crisis in Iran-Saudi ties: Middle East Eye

    TEHRAN - Decades of U.S. intervention and a regional arms race have seen West Asia embroiled in endless crises and this approach needs to end, according to Middle East Eye (MEE).

  • Biden old man 2021-03-09 10:54

    By Martin Love

    It’s a wonder Iran has not ditched the JCPOA…

    Old man Joe Biden is showing a lack of fresh thinking more than anyone suspected he would, given his campaign promises, and this so soon in his own bizarre presidency. Some of his best promises have turned to dust.

  • Saudi- Yemen 2021-03-08 21:48

    U.S. provides Saudis with opportunity for face-saving exit from Yemen quagmire

    A blessing in disguise

    TEHRAN – The Biden administration has ramped up diplomatic pressure on the Saudis to convince them into bringing an end to the Yemen war.

  • ارامكو 2021-03-08 12:46

    Saudi oil facilities attacked by Yemen’s Houthis

    Yemen’s Houthi forces fired drones and missiles at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry on Sunday, including a Saudi Aramco facility at Ras Tanura vital to petroleum exports , according to Reuters.

  • U.S. and Saudi 2021-03-08 11:42

    By Azin Sahabi

    U.S. and Saudi: A green light that turns to amber 

    TEHRAN- While Donald Trump gave Saudi Arabia a blank check, a change in U.S. policy vis-à-vis the kingdom is looming large and the glue that cemented the bilateral ties for decades has been cracked. 

  • Saudi crown prince 2021-03-07 23:35

    Saudi Arabia's crown prince faces uncertain future as relations with U.S. sour

    Palace intrigue

    TEHRAN – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in trouble of his own making. He faces a White House intent on punishing - and maybe ousting – him for a variety of reasons including his murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

  • James P. Farwell 2021-03-05 14:40

    By Mohammad haghdoust

    Taliban just seeking prisoner release, foreign troop exit: ex-U.S. security adviser

    TEHRAN – A former adviser to the U.S. Special Operations Command says the Taliban only negotiates only on the release of its prisoners by the Afghan government and the exit of foreign forces, including Americans, from the central Asian country.

  • Michael Wuthrich 2021-03-03 21:53

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Biden backing away from level of support for Saudis: academic

    TEHRAN - An American academic describes the Biden administration's decision to decrease U.S. support for Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen as an important step. 

  • Shuji Hosaka 2021-03-02 17:27

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    MBS seems hasty for normalization with Israel: ex-Japanese diplomat

    TEHRAN – A former Japanese diplomat says that Saudi de facto leader Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) is enthusiastic about normalizing Riyadh’s ties with Tel-Aviv despite the fact that most Saudi people have a negative view towards Israel. 

  • Mehran Kamrava 2021-03-02 14:42

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Everyone has known that MBS is new Saddam Hussein: Georgetown University prof.

    “HOPE is an excellent step in the right direction, and Iran should continue to promote it in various international forums”

    TEHRAN - By releasing an intelligence report implicating Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the U.S. has done "nothing much" because it has been quite clear that MBS in the new Saddam Hussein of West Asia, a university professor says.

  • Saudi-Yemen 2021-03-01 21:29

    Yemeni forces advance toward Marib despite U.S.-backed Saudi brutal campaign

    A Saudi-American fiasco

    TEHRAN – Yemen’s government forces have launched a liberation campaign to capture the strategic province of Marib while initiating a new operation against Saudi Arabia, a move that indicates the growing capabilities of the Sanaa government despite the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

  • یحیی سریع 2021-02-28 18:15

    Yemenis target Saudi soil with 15 UAVs and ballistic missile

    Yemeni forces targeted the Saudi soil with 15 UAVs and a ballistic missile on Saturday night, the spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces Brigadier General Yahya Saree says.