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Saudi Arabia urges Int’l community to take firm stand against Iran-backed Houthis

The UN Security Council votes in favor of a resolution demanding the Houthi militia's withdrawal from Yemeni government institutions, during a meeting of the Council at the UN headquarters in New York, February 15, 2015. (REUTERS) May 25, 2019 Saudi Arabia has called on the international community to shoulder its responsibilities by taking [...]

By |May 25th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Sudan’s transitional council vows to back Saudi Arabia against Iran threat

General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council. (Reuters) May 25, 2019 A top Sudanese general has vowed to back Saudi Arabia against “all threats and attacks” from Iran, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday. General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, the deputy chief [...]

By |May 25th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen|

Saudi cabinet calls on international community to stand firm against Iran regime

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz chairs a cabinet's session in Riyadh on October 17, 2017. (SPA) May 22, 2019 Saudi Arabia’s Council of Ministers said that the Kingdom called on the international community to shoulder its responsibilities by taking a firm stand against the Iranian regime to stop and prevent it from spreading [...]

By |May 22nd, 2019|Saudi Arabia|

For third time, Iran-backed Houthis fire rockets towards Makkah

A photo distributed by the Houthi media shows the launch by Houthi forces of a ballistic missile aimed at Saudi Arabia March 25, 2018. (Reuters) May 21, 2019 The Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen attempted for the third time to attack the holy city of Makkah with ballistic missiles. Saudi air defenses intercepted [...]

By |May 21st, 2019|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia to Iran: We don’t want war, will defend ourselves

Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir accused Iran of committing "countless crimes" including seeking to destabilize the region. (Reuters) May 20, 2019 Saudi Arabia is doing its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" to defend itself from any threat, [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|Saudi Arabia|

Saudis accuse Iran of ordering Houthi attack, call for ‘punishment’

A damaged Andrea Victory ship is seen off the Port of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, May 13, 2019. (Reuters) May 16, 2019 Amid rising tensions in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister, Khalid bin Salman, on Thursday accused Iran of ordering drone attacks on its oil pumping stations that were claimed [...]

By |May 16th, 2019|Saudi Arabia|

Iran-backed Houthis take responsibility for drone attack on Saudi pipeline

Debris of Iranian-made Ababil drones displayed Abu Dhabi, which the Emirati armed forces say were used by Houthi rebels in Yemen in battles against the coalition forces led by the UAE and Saudi Arabia. (AFP) May 14, 2019 An oil pipeline that runs across Saudi Arabia was hit by drones Tuesday west of [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi coast guard rescues Iranian oil ship in Red Sea

A Saudi border guard watches as he stands in a boat off the coast of the Red Sea. (Reuters) May 2, 2019 Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Jiddah, and analysts said the vessel carried over 1 million barrels of [...]

By |May 2nd, 2019|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia, UAE send 95 tons of relief aid to flood-hit Iranians

The plane will deliver relief items, including large quantities of food, tents and shelter materials. (WAM) April 18, 2019 Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have sent a relief plane to Tehran carrying 95 tons of relief items to support flooding victims as part of the joint UAE-Saudi initiative to alleviate the [...]

By |April 18th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, UAE|

Saudi, Emirates Red Crescent announce initiative to help Iran flood victims

Iran-- floods in Poldokhtar city in Lorestan province, April 03, 2019. (Mizan News) April 12, 2019 The Saudi Red Crescent Authority, in coordination with the Emirates Red Crescent, on Friday announced a joint initiative to help alleviate the suffering of Iranian citizens affected by the recent floods. A joint statement released by the Saudi [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, UAE|