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Iranian Foreign Ministry briefs parliament on preliminary talks with Saudi Arabia

Iranian Foreign Ministry building. (Press TV) November 16, 2021 Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee convened to discuss the report of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the establishment of diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia, according to the committee’s spokesman, MP Mahmoud Abbaszadeh Meshkini. Meshkini told the state-run ISNA news agency [...]

By |November 16th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|

Iran says more talks with Saudi Arabia depends on Riyadh’s ‘serious will’

Iran and Saudi Arabia flags. (Supplied) November 8, 2021 Iran’s foreign ministry said Monday that talks with Saudi Arabia have not stopped but a new round of meetings depends on Riyadh’s “serious will”. Saeed Khatibzadeh, spokesman of the ministry in his weekly briefing told reporters that Saudi Arabia should refrain from media comments [...]

By |November 8th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi FM: No crisis with Lebanon, but rather crisis in Lebanon due to Iran’s proxies

Young Lebanese sit below posters of Iranian Shia leaders and Iran-backed Hezbollah's leader Hassan Nasrallah. (AP) November 1, 2021 Prince Faisal bin Farhan said there is no crisis with Lebanon but rather a crisis in the country due to the hegemony of Iran’s proxies, the Kingdom’s foreign minister told Al Arabiya on the [...]

By |November 1st, 2021|Lebanon, Saudi Arabia|

US special envoy, Saudi Foreign Minister discuss Iran

Saudi FM Prince Faisal bin Farhan meets with the US Special Envoy for Iran Affairs Robert Malley, Sept 24, 2021. (SPA) October 21, 2021 US special envoy for Iran Rob Malley met the Saudi foreign minister to assess the talks between Iran and world powers aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal. Rob [...]

By |October 21st, 2021|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Saudi FM: Iran nuclear activities put region in very dangerous place

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah. (SPA) October 16, 2021 Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah said on Friday that Iran was accelerating its nuclear activities and putting the region in “a very dangerous place” amid efforts to bring Tehran back into a 2015 nuclear deal. Prince [...]

By |October 16th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|

Iran says talks with Saudi Arabia on ‘more serious path’, Yemen included

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh. (IRNA) October 11, 2021 Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said Monday that talks with Saudi Arabia are now on a "more serious path", including discussion on resolving Yemen's conflict. Saeed Khatibzadeh who was speaking at his weekly press conference said contacts have continued "uninterruptedly" between the two sides [...]

By |October 11th, 2021|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Importance of Iran-Saudi talks according to Iran’s new foreign minister

Foreign Minister-Designate Hossein Amir-Abdollahian explains his programs to Iranian lawmakers. (Icana) By Camelia Entekhabifard October 9, 2021 In the new Iranian administration, under President Ebrahim Raisi, it seems that the foreign ministry is given priority over other bodies of the regime while it is working in parallel with the IRGC. The travels of [...]

By |October 9th, 2021|Opinions On Iran, Saudi Arabia|

Saudi-Iranian talks offer hope for an end to Yemen’s seven-year civil war

Yemen soldiers fire back at Houthi targets in Sana'a (FOX News) October 9, 2021 Recent statements from Iran and Saudi Arabia have provided hope that a pathway might be emerging to an end to the bitter seven-year civil war in Yemen. The conflict has killed an estimated quarter of a million people and [...]

By |October 9th, 2021|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Iran-Saudi talks have gone a ‘good distance,’ Iran’s foreign minister says in Beirut

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, waves as he leaves after his meeting with his Lebanese counterpart Abdullah Bou Habib in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 7, 2021. (AP) October 7, 2021 Talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia have covered a “good distance,” Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian told a news conference in Beirut on Thursday, [...]

By |October 7th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|

Iran, Saudi Arabia reportedly get ready to re-open embassies

Saudi embassy in Iran under attack by protesters, Jan 2016. (Reuters) October 7, 2021 Arabic Post claims Saudi Arabia and Iran are well into preparations for the mutual reopening of embassies and consulates, which have been closed since 2016. The London-based news site cited an “Iraqi diplomatic source” and “Iranian sources.” The latter, [...]

By |October 7th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|