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Iranian Guard drones in drill mirror those in Saudi attacks

A suicide drone approaches the target during a drill. Iran's IRGC conducted a drill that saw "suicide drones" crash into targets and explode,  Jan. 15, 2021. (AP) January 15, 2021 Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Friday that saw “suicide drones” crash into targets and explode, triangle-shaped aircraft that strongly resembled those used in [...]

By |January 15th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi FM denounces in Moscow Iran’s interventions in Middle East

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan speaks during the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) 40th Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 10, 2019. (REUTERS) January 14, 2021 Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan on Thursday denounced Iran's interventions in the Middle East region, after a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|Middle East, Russia, Saudi Arabia|

Iranian cleric behind attack on Saudi embassy appointed advisor to Judo Federation

Hassan Kordmihan has been appointed as the head of the Iranian Judo Federation’s cultural committee. (Supplied) December 28, 2020 An Iranian cleric who allegedly masterminded an attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran in 2016 has been appointed as a committee chair in Iran’s Judo Federation. Iranian pro-regime protesters attacked and set on fire the [...]

By |December 28th, 2020|Saudi Arabia|

Arab Coalition destroys five Iranian-made naval mines in Red Sea

A Saudi border guard watches as he stands in a boat off the coast of the Red Sea. (Reuters) December 28, 2020 The Arab Coalition has said it has found and destroyed give Iranian-made “Sadaf” naval mines during the past 24 hours, according to a statement. The coalition said it has seen an increase in [...]

By |December 28th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi-Led coalition destroys an Iranian-made mine in southern Red Sea

A Saudi border guard watches as he stands in a boat off the coast of the Red Sea. (Reuters) December 18, 2020 The Saudi-led Arab coalition announced on Friday that it has destroyed a mine planted by the Iran-backed Houthi militias in the southern Red Sea. The Sadaf-type mine was manufactured by Iran, [...]

By |December 18th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

French FM: Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia are Iranian proxy attacks

Qiam ballistic missile manufactured in Iran and that the Pentagon says was fired by Houthi rebels from Yemen into Saudi Arabia on July 22, 2017. (Reuters) December 2, 2020 The French Foreign Ministry confirmed, on Tuesday, that the Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia contradict international law and are Iranian proxy attacks. The foreign [...]

By |December 2nd, 2020|Europe, Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Zarif ‘desperate’ to blame Saudi Arabia for anything negative that happens in Iran: Al-Jubeir

Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Arabia's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. (Reuters) December 2, 2020 Saudi Arabia's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir said on Tuesday Mohammad Zarif, Iranian foreign minister, was “desperate” to blame Saudi Arabia for anything negative that happens in Iran. It is not the policy of Saudi Arabia to [...]

By |December 2nd, 2020|Saudi Arabia|

Arab Coalition destroys two mines laid by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militia

A Saudi border guard watches as he stands in a boat off the coast of the Red Sea. (Reuters) November 28, 2020 The Arab Coalition said it destroyed two mines laid by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militia in the south of the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia’s state TV reported on Friday. Houthi forces have [...]

By |November 28th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi Arabia says Jeddah fuel tank blast caused by ‘ Iran-linked Houthi terrorist missile’

A damaged tank and fire-suppressing foam on the ground at a Saudi Arabian Oil Co. facility in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 23, 2020. (AP) November 24, 2020 A missile fired by Houthi militants in Yemen sparked an explosion and fire at a fuel distribution site near Jeddah on Monday. The blast took place [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Future Iran deal must go beyond nuclear and include regional misbehavior: Saudi FM

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan. (SPA) November 23, 2020 Any new deal with Iran needs to go beyond the nuclear program and address Tehran’s regional malign activity, Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Sunday. “We believe that the issue isn’t just with the nuclear program…the issue [...]

By |November 23rd, 2020|Middle East, Saudi Arabia|