Iran affiliated Houthis threaten to attack Saudi Arabia and UAE

"From now on, not only Saudi Arabia but also Dubai and Abu Dhabi, even if not targeted, will not be safe areas for Western investors, as in the past.” (Kayhan) November 10, 2017 Two days after Iran’s state-owned Kayhan newspaper (affiliated to Khamenei) wrote a threatening editorial titled “Firing Ansarullah’s missile at Riyadh, [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Saudi Arabia, UAE|

Iran skips UN conference on nuclear energy in Abu Dhabi

In this photo released by the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani, right, welcomes Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Yukiya Amano for their meeting, in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. (AP) October 31, 2017  Iran has decided not to attend a United Nations conference on nuclear [...]

By |October 31st, 2017|North America, UAE, USA|

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain welcome Trump’s ‘firm’ Iran strategy

Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps troops march during the annual military parade marking the start of Iran's 1980-88 war with Iraq in Tehran in September 2015. (Reuters) October 16, 2017 Saudi Arabia welcomed on Friday US President Donald Trump’s new strategy against Iran and its hostile policy, hailing his vision in this regard and [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Bahrain, North America, Saudi Arabia, UAE, USA|

Ex-IRGC leader targets UAE

Mohsen Rezaei was the IRGC’s youngest chief commander, a post he held until 1997. He subsequently became secretary of the Expediency and Discernment Council, a position to which he was appointed by the Supreme Leader and a post he still holds. (AEI) By Michael Rubin October 9, 2017 For decades after the Islamic Revolution, [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|UAE|

UAE jails Iranian over international sanctions breach

The State Security Court upheld the man's conviction on charges of "sharing intelligence with Iran." (Shutterstock) October 04, 2017 A United Arab Emirates appeals court has upheld a 10-year jail sentence against an Iranian convicted of breaching international sanctions against Tehran, state media reported on Tuesday. The State Security Court upheld the man's [...]

By |October 4th, 2017|UAE|

Gulf Arab states urged to unite against Iran by US

President Donald Trump listens as Kuwait leader Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Washington. (AP) September 12, 2017 According to a White House spokesperson, on September 8th, U.S. President Donald Trump urged Saudi Arabia and [...]

By |September 12th, 2017|Kuwait, Middle East, North America, Qatar, UAE, USA|

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs: Saudi Arabia embarrassed Iran with special treatment of its pilgrims

Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs talks to the media during a press conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, June 24, 2017. (AP) September 8, 2017 Anwar Gargash, the UAE minister of state for foreign affairs, said on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia has embarrassed the Iranian regime by how [...]

By |September 8th, 2017|Saudi Arabia, UAE|

UAE criticizes ‘colonial’ role of Iran, Turkey in Syria

The United Arab Emirates urged Iran and Turkey on Monday to end what it called their 'colonial' actions in Syria. (AFP) August 30, 2017 The United Arab Emirates urged Iran and Turkey on Monday to end what it called their “colonial” actions in Syria, signaling unease about diminishing Gulf Arab influence in the [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|Turkey, UAE|

The Governor of Central Bank of Iran: Financial transactions with UAE remained unsolved after Iran deal

June 13, 2017 INU - The Governor of Central Bank of Iran, Valiollah Seif had an interview with Fars News (affiliated with the IRGC) On Sunday, June 11. While the financial bottlenecks are blocked in Turkey and UAE and some Iranian companies are unable to transfer money, Seif clarifies, "Turkey and UAE are two different [...]

By |June 13th, 2017|UAE|

UAE condemns terror attacks in Iran

Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard secure the area outside the Iranian parliament during an attack on the complex in the capital Tehran on June 7, 2017. AFP June 9, 2017 The UAE on Wednesday condemned the twin attacks claimed by Daesh in the Iranian capital. "Our position on terrorism is very clear...Any [...]

By |June 9th, 2017|UAE|