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Saudi Arabia, US call for extending UN arms embargo on Iran in joint conference

Adel al-Jubeir and Brian Hook, check the display of the debris of ballistic missiles and weapons which were launched towards Riyadh, in Riyadh, June 29, 2020. (REUTERS) June 29, 2020 Saudi Arabian and US officials on Monday urged the international community to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran, warning that letting the ban expire [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Saudi Arabia to reveal new Iranian missile cargo

Iranian missiles seized by the US Navy in the Arabian Sea before its arrival to Houthi militias in Yemen, Dec 5, 2019. (Supplied) June 29, 2020 A new Iranian missile shipment intercepted by the Arab Coalition offshore from Yemen will be revealed today in a press conference by Saudi Arabian officials, with Al [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi Arabia condemns Iranian, Turkish military interventions in Iraq

Saudi Arabian Riyadh city view. (Shutterstock) June 18, 2020 Saudi Arabia condemned Turkish and Iranian aggression in Iraq, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday. The condemnation came after Turkish special forces and helicopters have been targeting Kurdish rebel hideouts in northern Iraq since Wednesday. Iran also shelled Kurdish areas on Tuesday. [...]

By |June 18th, 2020|Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Turkey|

How UN investigation proved missiles that hit Saudi Arabia were Iranian

A satellite image showing damage to oil/gas Saudi Aramco infrastructure at Khurais, in Saudi Arabia. September 15, 2019. (Reuters) June 15, 2020 A unique internal component enabled UN investigators to prove that cruise missiles and drones used to attack Saudi Arabia last year were Iranian. The UN examined debris from weapons used in [...]

By |June 15th, 2020|Saudi Arabia|

Arms seized by US, missiles used to attack Saudi Arabia of Iranian origin: UN

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres. (Reuters) June 12, 2020 Cruise missiles used in several attacks on oil facilities and an international airport in Saudi Arabia last year were of “Iranian origin,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council in a report seen by Reuters on Thursday. Guterres also said several items [...]

By |June 12th, 2020|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Iran works to stop Iraq-Saudi electrical grid connection

Ardakanian announced that the power grids of Iran and Syria were to be connected through Iraq, after Tehran and Damascus signed a preliminary agreement on the issue. (Supplied) June 6, 2020 Iran is apparently taking new steps to stop any electricity agreements between Saudi Arabia and Iraq, with the aim of monopolising ties with Baghdad and [...]

By |June 6th, 2020|Iraq, Saudi Arabia|

Defying UN, Houthis attacking Saudi Arabia with explosives from Iran: White House

A missile that the US Department of Defense says is a “Qiam” ballistic missile manufactured in Iran and that was fired by Houthi rebels from Yemen into Saudi Arabia on July 22, 2017. (Reuters) By Emily Judd June 4, 2020 The Iran-backed Houthi militia are “attacking Saudi Arabia with explosive UAVs [unmanned aerial vehicles] [...]

By |June 4th, 2020|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA, Yemen|

Iran-backed leaders in Iraq call for terrorist operations in Saudi Arabia

Iraqi Shiite fighters from the Nujaba armed group march during a military parade marking Al-Quds (Jerusalem) International Day in Baghdad, May 31, 2019. (AFP) May 25, 2020 Two Iran-backed Iraqi militias have called for terrorist attacks to be launched against Saudi Arabia. Spokesmen for the Iran-backed Kata’ib Hezbollah and al-Nujaba Movement, which both fall under [...]

By |May 25th, 2020|Iraq, Saudi Arabia|

US condemns Iran-backed Houthi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

Saudi soldiers reveal the remains of Iranian missiles intercepted over the Kingdom. (AFP) March 30, 2020 The US on Sunday condemned the latest attempt by Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen to target Saudi cities with ballistic missiles. “As the world focuses on combating the COVID-19 pandemic and saving lives, the Houthis focused on [...]

By |March 30th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Iran condemned for undermining efforts to fight coronavirus

King Salman bin Abdulaziz chairs a cabinet session. (SPA) March 11, 2020 Saudi Arabia condemned Iran on Tuesday for facilitating the entry of Saudi citizens into its territories without stamping their passports amid the global outbreak of the new coronavirus. The Cabinet, chaired by King Salman, slammed Tehran for undermining international efforts to [...]

By |March 11th, 2020|Saudi Arabia|