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Iran-linked Houthi militias warn they could target Riyadh, Abu Dhabi

Armed tribesmen, loyal to Houthi insurgency brandish their weapons at a gathering in the capital Sanaa on June 20, 2016. (AFP) March 16, 2019 Yemen’s Houthi militias warned on Saturday they could launch attacks against the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, who lead a military coalition against them. The [...]

By |March 16th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen|

IRGC commander: Iran plans to ‘break America, Israel and Saudi Arabia’

Deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps, Hossein Salami. (alquds) March 1, 2019 A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander has threatened to “break America, Israel and Saudi Arabia” and vowed that Tehran will “never lay down” its weapons. Brigadier General Hossein Salami, deputy head of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, reportedly made [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Isreal, North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Iran’s Soleimani: Saudi Arabia wants to ‘destroy’ Pakistan

Iranian major general and the commander of Revolutionary Guard's Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, undated. (Supplied) February 23, 2019 General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps, accused Saudi Arabia of attempting to create tension between Pakistan and its neighbors in a Friday sermon in the Northern city of Babol. “We are speaking [...]

By |February 23rd, 2019|Pakistan, Saudi Arabia|

Saudi top diplomat assails Iran for blaming Riyadh in attack

Saudi Arabia's top diplomat Adel al-Jubeir. (AP) February 18, 2019 Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has assailed Iran for initially blaming the kingdom for last week's attack that killed 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard. Adel al-Jubeir says the allegations by Iran, as a "chief sponsor of terrorism," sought to divert the attention [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Saudi Arabia|

Iranian-made Houthi drone intercepted over Saudi Arabia

Colonel Turki al-Malki, spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, displays wreckage from Iranian-Houthi suicide drones in Khobar city, last April. (AP) January 31, 2019 Arab coalition forces on Wednesday intercepted and destroyed an Iranian-made drone used by Houthis over Abha in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Royal Air Force's defense system caught the drone, which was heading for [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Pressure Iran to abide by UN resolutions

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah al-Mouallimi. (Supplied) January 26, 2019 Saudi Arabia called on the Security Council to pressure Iran to abide by UN resolutions for a comprehensive political solution in Yemen. Addressing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Kingdom’s Permanent Representative to UN Ambassador [...]

By |January 26th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

U.S court reveals Iran, Hezbollah as mastermind behind al- Khobar Towers bombing

Al-Khobar Towers military housing complex in Saudi Arabia hit by a bombing in 1996. (Reuters) By Track Persia January 2, 2018 On September 10, 2018, a federal judge in Washington ordered Iran to pay $104.7 million, in compensation to those affected by the 1996 al- Khobar Towers attack in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia that killed [...]

By |January 2nd, 2019|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Iranian regime’s fourth pillar: Antagonism toward Saudi Arabia

Houthi fighters chant slogans as they ride a military vehicle. (AFP) By Majid Rafizadeh November 26, 2018 When Iran’s mullahs set up the Islamic Republic in 1979, the pillars of its foreign policy were opposition to the West (particularly the US), anti-Semitism, and asymmetrical warfare by funding, training and arming terrorist groups and militias to [...]

By |November 26th, 2018|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Iraq denies mediating between Saudi Arabia and Iran

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received the Iraqi president during a visit to the kingdom on Sunday. (AFP) November 19, 2018 The Iraqi presidency denied on Monday reports claiming that Iraq is playing the role of 'mediator' between Saudi Arabia and Iran. The presidency published on its website a “denial and [...]

By |November 19th, 2018|Iraq, Saudi Arabia|

Saudi King Salman: Iran creates chaos, sponsors terrorism in region

King Salman bin Abdulaziz chairs a cabinet session in Riyadh. (SPA) November 19, 2018 In a speech to Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council for the inauguration of its seventh edition on Monday, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz touched upon a number of issues, including developmental plans in the kingdom and combating terrorism in the region. During [...]

By |November 19th, 2018|Saudi Arabia|