Saudi Arabia


  • qassemi 2018-06-27 16:45

    Iran urges international bodies to stop Saudi ‘war crimes’ in Yemen

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Tuesday condemned an intensified bombardments of Yemeni people by the Saudi-led coalition and urged international bodies to stop the Saudi-UAE “war crimes” in Yemen.

  • Saudi Arabia 2018-06-27 11:01

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    “Power struggle” expanded between Riyadh and Abu Dhabi

    TEHRAN - In 2015, to restore dictatorial rule to Yemen as well as plunder the country's oil and gas and its natural wealth, Saudi Arabia created a coalition of some of its regional and transatlantic allies, targeting Yemen which is the poorest Arab state.

  • Trump - Bin Salman 2018-06-27 09:07

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Aggressors are at peak of weakness in full-scale war against Yemen

    TEHRAN - The Saudi-led coalition has launched an extensive operation to occupy the important and strategic port of Al-Hudaydah in Yemen. In this operation, the UAE plays a very important role. One of the goals of the country's participation in the three-year invasion on Yemen was for the sake of dominating the Yemeni ports in order to resolve its geopolitical weakness.

  • بمباران یمن 2018-06-25 20:53

    Iran criticizes West for selling arms to invaders while talking about peace in Yemen

    TEHRAN - Hossein Jaberi Ansari, the Iranian foreign minister’s special assistant for political affairs, said on Monday that Western countries cannot talk about peace in Yemen and at the same time sell billions of dollars of weapons to aggressors.

  •  Yemen 2018-06-25 10:56

    By Farzad Farhadi

    War on Yemen reveals ineffective Patriot shield

    TEHRAN - The strategic location of Yemen is due to its overlooking to the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden in the south, Red sea on the west and its coastline which stretches for about 2,000 kilometers. It is situated at the entrance to the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, after Strait of Hormuz which is one of the most active and strategic shipping lanes in the world. The most world's energy goes through the coast of Yemen to Europe.

  • Saudi Arabia 2018-06-18 12:58

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Saudis’ lies over domination of Al Hudaydah

    TEHRAN - On Saturday, some media outlets in the Saudi alliance, such as al Arabiya and Al-Hadath, in an organized and pre-planned attempt, reported that Saudi-led coalition had taken control of Yemeni port of Al Hudaydah.

  • ‘Saudis seeking to starve Yemenis into submission’ 2018-06-16 20:56

    ‘Saudis seeking to starve Yemenis into submission’

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the parliament speaker, says the Saudi-led blockade on Yemen is aimed at forcing Yemeni people to give up under starvation.

  • Iran condemns Saudi-led attack on Yemen’s Hodeidah 2018-06-16 19:14

    Iran condemns Saudi-led attack on Yemen’s Hodeidah

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Thursday strongly condemned the Saudi-led coalition’s latest assault on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah.

  • دنیس چریشف - تیم ملی فوتبال روسیه 2018-06-14 22:01

    Host Russia too strong for Saudi Arabia

    MOSCOW – Russia started the 2018 FIFA World Cup on a high note, thrashing Saudi Arabia 5-0 on Thursday.

  •  Yemeni missile strike 2018-06-13 11:54

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Missiles that changed the equations

    TEHRAN - The killing of a number of Saudi troops directly and as a result of the Yemeni missile strike in Jizan has changed the field equations and indicated that the Yemeni forces now have the upper hand.

  • Hariri and bin Salman 2018-06-11 12:06

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    What does Saudi Arabia want from Lebanon?

    TEHRAN - Al Akhbar, a daily Arabic language newspaper, announced the imminent visit of Sa'd al-Hariri, the Lebanese prime minister to Riyadh. The trip was set for earlier time, but was postponed for unspecified reasons. Riyadh's Saudi charge d’affair Wahid al-Bukhari was in Lebanon the other day, but it remains unclear whether his trip has anything to do with Hariri's.

  • Yemen 2018-05-30 11:13

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Yemen still clings to its vital western coast, despite Saudis

    TEHRAN - The Arab-aggressive coalition led by Saudi Arabia more than three years ago laid out a military invasion against the defenseless Yemeni people. According to human rights organizations, more than 30,000 Yemenis have been wounded to this day, while other millions have been displaced and are struggling to survive in the wake of the all-out Saudi assault.

  • Kushner 2018/05/29

    By Steven A. Cook

    Middle Eastern monarchs look at the Trumps and see themselves

    Almost 20 years ago when I was a graduate student living in Cairo, I published an article in a Washington-based journal called Middle East Insight. The magazine had a solid reputation, with a knack for scoring interviews with important people. A few years later, Middle East Insight disappeared. When I heard the news, I figured the magazine was too niche for an expanding media environment, shrugged my shoulders, and went on with life.

  • Senator Rand Paul 2018-05-28 22:30

    Republican senator: Saudi Arabia is a problematic actor in the Middle East

  • Abdel Fattah el-sisi and bin Salman 2018-05-25 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

    By M.A. Saki

    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

    By Mohammad Homaeefar

    ‘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

    By M.A. Saki

    ‘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”.