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Family of Iran cleric: Revolutionary Guards hid explosives in Hajj pilgrim bags

Mullah Ahmed sought to point out that Mehdi Hashemi (inset) was at that time a senior official in the Revolutionary Guards, and he carried out the terrorist act within this capacity. (Supplied) October 1, 2018 The family of a prominent late Shiite cleric Hossein Ali Montazeri said that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards were [...]

By |October 1st, 2018|Saudi Arabia|

Iran removes missile strike video threatening UAE, Saudi Arabia before UN speech

An Iranian Shahab-3 missile launched during military exercises outside the city of Qom, Iran, in June 2011. (AP/ISNA) September 28, 2018 An Iranian media outlet close to the hardline Revolutionary Guard published a video on Tuesday threatening missile attacks on the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The video, in [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|Saudi Arabia, UAE|

Saudi Arabia rejects false accusations over recent incidents in Iran

Blood can be seen on the street after gunmen opened fire on a military parade in Ahvaz. (MEHR) September 26, 2018 A senior official at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that the Kingdom completely rejects the deplorable false accusations by Iranian officials regarding the Kingdom's support for the incidents that [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|Saudi Arabia|

Iran video threatens missile strikes on UAE, Saudi Arabia

A display featuring missiles and a portrait of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen in Tehran in September 2017. (Reuters) September 25, 2018 An Iranian media outlet close to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) published a video on Tuesday threatening the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the UAE with missile [...]

By |September 25th, 2018|Saudi Arabia, UAE|

Saudi cabinet calls for joint efforts to ‘counter Iranian terrorism’

The Saudi cabinet of ministers meet during a session on Tuesday chaired by King Salman. (SPA) September 18, 2018 Saudi Arabia’s cabinet of ministers held a session on Tuesday chaired by King Salman in which they called for joint efforts in countering Iranian’s terror activities in the region. At the session, the cabinet [...]

By |September 18th, 2018|Saudi Arabia|

US judge orders Iran to pay $105m over 1996 Khobar Towers bomb in Saudi Arabia

Chief Judge Beryl Howell entered a default judgment against Iran and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp. (Reuters) September 11, 2018 A federal judge in Washington, D.C. on Monday ordered Iran to pay $104.7 million to victims of a June 1996 truck bombing in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia that killed 19 US military personnel, though [...]

By |September 11th, 2018|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Saudi ambassador to Washington, Prince Khalid, shows evidence on ‘Hezbollah’ support to Houthis

Saudi ambassador to the United States, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz arrives on Capitol Hill, Monday, July 24, 2017, in Washington. (AP) August 17, 2018 Saudi Ambassador to Washington Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz has said that the Kingdom will not allow the Houthi insurgents to become another “Hezbollah.” “Among the [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Panic in Iran over attack on two Saudi oil carriers

A ship is docked at the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen, March 23, 2017. (REUTERS) August 8, 2018 Conflicting statements issued in Iran on Tuesday unveiled panic over the attack on two Saudi oil carriers in the Red Sea’s Bab El-Mandeb Strait last month. Iranian media outlets quoted General Naser Shabani, a [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Iranian Revolutionary Guards: We asked Houthis to attack Saudi oil tankers

Shabani also said that the Houthi militias in Yemen and Lebanese Hezbollah militias “represented Iran’s depth in the region.” (Supplied) August 8, 2018 An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander admitted that the Houthi attack that targeted the two Saudi oil tankers in Bab al-Mandeb Strait was carried out as per a request from the [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi official clarifies reports about admitting Iranian diplomat

Saudi Arabian Riyadh city view. (Shutterstock) August 7, 2018 A Saudi official has clarified reports that the Kingdom has agreed to admit an Iranian diplomat to head an office representing Iranian interests in Riyadh. The move is the first since the two countries broke off diplomatic ties in 2016, after Iran allowed protestors to [...]

By |August 6th, 2018|Saudi Arabia|