• IRGC Jafari 2019-11-03 11:35

    Washington, Riyadh behind Iraq’s current unrest: general

    TEHRAN – Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, former chief of the IRGC, says the United States and Saudi Arabia are the culprits behind Iraq’s current riots.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-10-21 17:41

    Zarif says ready to visit Riyadh to reduce regional tension

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said he is ready to visit Riyadh to resolve disputes with Saudi Arabia if conditions are ripe.

  • Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh 2019-10-15 20:55

    MP: Saudi elites predominantly back Tehran-Riyadh de-escalation efforts

    TEHRAN – Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, a member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, argues that there’s a prevailing spirit of deescalating tensions with Iran among the Saudi elites.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Riyadh failed to fulfil promise regarding Mina incident: Qazi Askar 2019-05-05 20:03

    Riyadh failed to fulfil promise regarding Mina incident: Qazi Askar

    TEHRAN – Ali Qazi Askar, the Leader’s former representative for Hajj affairs, says Tehran has recently sent a letter to Riyadh to remind the Saudi kingdom of its promise to pay damages to the families of victims of the tragic Mina incident.

  • The complete failure of Washington and Riyadh in Yemen 2019-02-26 15:57

    By Hanif Ghaffari 

    The complete failure of Washington and Riyadh in Yemen

    TEHRAN - The humanitarian crisis in Yemen continues. Famine has spread across Yemen. Meanwhile, the United States, and Germany, Britain and France as its allies continue to maintain arms support for the Saudi assassination regime.

  •  Filip Kovacevic 2019-02-25 09:46

    By Payman Yazdani

    Trump’s policy toward Saudi to be subverted by Clintonites: Kovacevic

    TEHRAN - Prof. Kovacevic says Tump administrations policy toward Saudi Arabia will eventually be subverted by the Clintonites who would prefer a regime change in Saudi Arabia.

  • Iran 2019-02-19 09:50

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Iran, India demand answers and action from Pakistan

    TEHRAN_ At a time when Pakistan is hosting the ‘butcher of Riyadh’, the tornado of anger and outrage has engulfed its neighborhood over two recent incidents of terror, both linked to Pakistan.

  • Zakaria Al-Jaber 2019-02-11 23:50

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Savage murder of 6-year-old Saudi boy 'act of sectarianism'

    TEHRAN - The savage murder of a six year old boy in Saudi Arabia has shaken the collective conscience of humanity. It has also unraveled the scale and magnitude of sectarian indoctrination in the Kingdom.

  • Saudi Arabia blacklisted for posing threat to EU 2019-01-27 15:10

    Saudi Arabia blacklisted for posing threat to EU

    Saudi Arabia has reportedly been included in an EU draft list of countries that pose a threat to the bloc due to their alleged lax control on money laundering and terrorism financing.

  • Gulbuddin Hekmatyar 2018/12/10

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Truth about Hekmatyar's anti-Iran tirade

    It’s no secret that the Saudi regime has been investing millions in its no-holds-barred propaganda war against the Islamic Republic of Iran. The custodians of Islam’s holiest shrines have not only managed to crush the voices critical of the regime’s policies, but have been carrying out a systematic misinformation campaign against Iran through run-of-the-mill media outlets bankrolled by Riyadh.

  • Trump-MBS 2018-11-12 11:46

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    U.S. and the end of Yemen War, Washington’s attempt to save Riyadh’s ruling family 

    TEHRAN - Recently, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued his strongest statement yet on the war in Yemen, calling for a cessation of hostilities in Yemen under UN-led negotiations.

  • sadria 2018-11-04 20:31

    By Negar Asadi

    Khashoggi’s murder questions anti-Iran approach of Trump: scholar

    TEHRAN - Modjtaba Sadria, a prominent scholar, says that murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi questions the Trump administration’s tough approach towards Iran.

  • Macron 2018-10-16 09:29

    By Mohammad Ghaderi - Twitter: @ghaderi62 - Email: m.ghaderi62@gmail.com

    Terror business in Macron’s style; Riyadh pretending to fight terrorism

    TEHRAN - In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, French President Emmanuel Macron said: “It is incorrect to state that Saudi Arabia is important economically to France in any area. With Saudi Arabia and the UAE, we have a cooperative relationship based on the whole truth and clarity, but it’s a strategic tie. The fight against terrorism goes hand in hand with these two countries.”.

  • Trump-MBS 2018/10/14

    By David Hearst

    Trump and the boy king: MBS's reign is over before it even began

    The Jamal Khashoggi case begs the question: if the Saudi crown prince acts like this only 16 months into his role, then what will happen when he comes to ascend the throne?

  • Iran-Pakistan 2018-08-14 11:20

    Under Imran Khan govt., Pakistan likely to shift focus from Riyadh to Tehran

    TEHRAN - As Pakistan’s prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan prepares to take oath of office next week, there is lot of speculation about his foreign policy, especially Islamabad’s relations with Tehran and Riyadh.

  • بهرام قاسمی 2018-08-04 19:29

    Iran to open interest section in Riyadh

    TEHRAN – After years of diplomatic blackout between Iran and Saudi Arabia, Tehran plans to soon open an interest section in Riyadh. 

  • ballistic missile 2018-07-09 11:31

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Saudis dread Yemen’s underground ballistic missiles

    TEHRAN - Three years and counting since the Yemen War begun, Yemen unveiled underground rocket platforms that has put Riyadh in absolute terror.

  • Al Hudaydah 2018-07-01 11:56

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Al Hudaydah: the last piece of UAE expansion aims in Yemen

    TEHRAN - Despite differences with Saudi Arabia over the past years regarding Yemen, the United Arab Emirates has still been cooperative with the Saudis in the war against the poorest Arab state.

  • 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.

  • Yemen 2018-05-23 11:26

    By Farzad Farhadi

    Why Riyadh, allies worry over Yemeni ballistic missiles

    TEHRAN - The Saudi-led war against Yemen continues. The topic that has kept analysts occupied involves Yemeni missiles and their high precision in striking their targets.

  •  Yemen 2018-05-06 10:43

    By Farzad Farhadi

    U.S. troops now involved in Yemeni war

    TEHRAN - The U.S. has expanded its unconditional support for Riyadh’s bloody war on Yemen by secretly deploying a team of elite commandos to the Yemeni border. The war in Yemen has entered a new phase.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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.”

  • Richard Nephew 2018-03-13 10:12

    By Javad Heirannia

    ‘Saudis may not give up their right to enriching uranium, reprocessing plutonium’

    TEHRAN – Richard Nephew, who served as the lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, is of the opinion that the newly revealed documents of the U.S. State Department “The Saudis are concerned about Iran's nuclear program and want to ensure that they are in possession of a similarly advanced one.”

  • Paul Pillar 2018-03-12 11:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    JCPOA model has less attractive aspects from Saudi point of view: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “The Saudis will argue that they should get anything that Iran got in the JCPOA, and that includes being free to do their own enrichment of uranium.”

  • فرهنگ جهان پور 2018-03-12 11:28

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. won’t allow Saudi Arabia to have full cycle of uranium enrichment and reprocessing: Professor

    TEHRAN - Farhang Jahanpour, an adjunct professor in the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oxford and a Middle East expert, says that when Iran had her nuclear dispute with the West, many people in the West, as well as many officials in the Persian Gulf littoral states, including Saudi Arabia, kept asking why despite her vast oil reserves Iran needed nuclear reactors.

  • نادر انتصار 2018-03-11 09:46

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump may allow Riyadh to enrich uranium at low levels: Professor

    TEHRAN - Prof. Nader Entessar is of the opinion that “The existing laws governing U.S. nuclear transfer technology must be modified or exemptions granted for the Trump administration to accommodate Saudi desires.”