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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|

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain add IRGC and individuals to terror lists

Gen. Qassem Soleimani (C), who heads the elite Quds Force of Iran's Revolutionary Guard attends a graduation ceremony of a group of the guard's officers in Tehran,June 30, 2018. (AP) October 23, 2018 In multilateral action, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain added on Tuesday Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and senior officers of its Quds [...]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Bahrain, Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia to make up for loss of Iranian oil to India

Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) wells are pictured in an oil field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, March 16, 2016. (REUTERS) October 10, 2018 Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil exporter, will supply Indian oil buyers with an additional 4 million barrels of crude oil in November, several sources familiar with [...]

By |October 10th, 2018|East Asia, India, Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Ambassador to UN: Iran’s accusations ploy to cover up its own destructive policies

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah al-Mouallimi called on Iran to change its approaches in the region. (Supplied) October 8, 2018 Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah al-Mouallimi said in two separate letters sent to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the president of the Security Council, that Riyadh deplores [...]

By |October 8th, 2018|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Crown Prince: We’ve replaced all Iran’s lost oil

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Riyadh Daily) October 6, 2018 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, stressed that the Kingdom is fulfilling promises to make up for Iranian crude supplies lost to American sanctions. “The request that America made to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC [...]

By |October 6th, 2018|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi prosecution accuses national of supporting Hezbollah, Khomeini

Saudi Arabian Riyadh city view. (Shutterstock) October 4, 2018 The Saudi prosecution charged on Monday a national with defaming the Prophet Mohammed and his companions and supporting the Lebanese Hezbollah party and its leader Hassan Nasrallah. He was also charged with glorifying the Iranian Khomeini revolution, violating Saudi Arabia’s unity and stability and [...]

By |October 4th, 2018|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi-owned MBC Group to launch Persian TV channel this weekend

MBC Persia will launch on Oct. 6, initially airing subtitled and dubbed dramas, comedies, talent-spotting shows and Hollywood and Bollywood films. (Supplied) October 3, 2018 Middle Eastern broadcasting giant MBC Group is set to launch a Farsi TV channel this weekend, targeting a huge youth population in what is a competitive media market. [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Saudi Arabia|

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|