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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|

Game-changing Arab role against Iran’s Baghdad proxies

Iraqi Shia militiamen hold portraits of Iran's late leader Ayatollah Khomeini (C), Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei (L) and Iraqi Shia cleric Ali al-Sistani during a parade in Baghdad. (Reuters) By Baria Alamuddin November 16, 2020 Arab investments are a “threat” to Iraq: This is what pro-Iran elements are claiming following the landmark meeting [...]

By |November 16th, 2020|Iraq, Middle East, Saudi Arabia|

Ahmadinejad: Resolving Iran, Saudi Arabia’s issues would be a lasting favor to the region, world

Iranian former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (AFP) November 14, 2020 The former Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has not left the country’s political scene. The forthcoming presidential election in 2021 along with economic frustrations over Hassan Rouhani’s administration in the past three and half years have once again attracted attention to Ahmadinejad as a possible [...]

By |November 14th, 2020|Middle East, Saudi Arabia|

Saudis say they thwarted attack by by Iran-backed Houthi on oil facility near Yemen

Photo released by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen on Mar. 4 showing the new fishing boat design for the Houthi suicide drone boat program. (Supplied) November 13, 2020 Saudi Arabia said early Friday it thwarted an attack by Yemen’s Iran-backed rebels that sparked a fire near an Aramco oil distribution center, involving unmanned [...]

By |November 13th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi King warns against dangers of Iran’s regional project

King Salman bin Abdulaziz chairs a cabinet session. (SPA) November 12, 2020 The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, urged the world on Thursday to take "a decisive stance" to address efforts by Iran to develop nuclear and ballistic missile programs. "The Kingdom stresses the dangers of [...]

By |November 12th, 2020|Middle East, Saudi Arabia|

Coalition destroys Iran-backed Houthi drone aimed at Saudi southern region

Colonel Turki al-Malki, spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, displays wreckage from Iranian-Houthi suicide drones in Khobar city, last April. (AP) November 5, 2020 The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said Thursday that it has intercepted and destroyed an explosive-laden drone launched by Iran-backed Houthi militias towards Saudi Arabia’s southern region. [...]

By |November 5th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|