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Arab Coalition says it destroyed Iran-backed Houthi explosive boats

Colonel Turki al-Malki, spokesman for Arab Coalition in Yemen, displays wreckage from Iranian-Houthi suicide drones in Khobar city, April 17, 2019. (AP) July 9, 2020 The Coalition to Fight Legitimacy in Yemen said Thursday that it destroyed two Houthi explosive-laden boats in the Red Sea. The two remotely controlled boats were threatening navigation, [...]

By |July 9th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi asks world to heed Iran nuclear threat, extend arms embargo, urges firm stance

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the UN Ambassador Abdallah Y. al-Mouallimi. (AP) July 8, 2020 Saudi Arabia called on the international community to take a firm stance on Iran, and to extend the arms embargo on the Iranian regime on Tuesday. In a virtual meeting of the Kingdom’s Council of Ministers, Saudi Arabia also [...]

By |July 8th, 2020|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia hails UN after blaming Iran for attacks on Kingdom

Satellite image shows damage to an oil infrastructure from weekend drone attacks at Abqaig on Sept. 14, 2019, in Saudi Arabia. (AFP) July 2, 2020 The Saudi Foreign Ministry welcomed on Tuesday a report submitted by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to the Security Council in which he confirmed Iran’s direct complicity and [...]

By |July 2nd, 2020|Saudi Arabia|

Arab Coalition launches military operation against Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis

Saudi security forces keep watch along the border with Yemen in the Al-Khubah area in the southern Jazan province. (AFP) July 2, 2020 The Arab-led coalition has launched a military operation against Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi movement after it recently stepped up cross-border missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia, state television reported on [...]

By |July 2nd, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi Arabia: International community needs ‘firm stance’ on Iran after UN report

Smoke is seen following a fire at an Aramco factory in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, September 14, 2019. (REUTERS) July 1, 2020 Saudi Arabia called on the International community to take a “firm stance” against Iran and continue to the UN Security Council arms embargo on Tehran, said the Kingdom’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan on [...]

By |July 1st, 2020|Saudi Arabia|

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|