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British foreign minister discusses Iran with Saudi crown prince

Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain, May 27, 2021. (REUTERS) June 7, 2021 Britain’s foreign minister Dominic Raab met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the kingdom on Monday and discussed Iran in addition to bilateral ties and climate change, the British foreign office said. [...]

By |June 7th, 2021|Europe, Saudi Arabia|

Why the Iranian regime is major threat to the region and international community

Hezbollah supporters hold images of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Khomeini (L), and Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenai, during celebrations in Beirut on Feb 6, 2019. (AFP) By Track Persia May 27, 2021 Since the success of Grand Ayatollah Ruhullah Khomeini’s Islamic Revolution in Iran and the overthrow of the [...]

By |May 27th, 2021|Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen|

Saudi foreign minister ‘hopeful’ over exploratory talks with Iran

Saudi Arabia’s FM Prince Faisal bin Farhan speaks during the GCC 40th Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dec 10, 2019. (REUTERS) May 19, 2021 Saudi Arabia foreign minister says Kingdom is “hopeful” after exploratory talks with Iran, in a rare comment on delicate discussions whose details have been closely guarded. The official-level meetings [...]

By |May 19th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|

The Iranian regime’s crisis and its need for ties with Saudi Arabia

Iran’s FM, Javad Zarif, told reporters that Tehran is ready for close ties with Riyadh. (Reuters) By Camelia Entekhabifard May 15, 2021 As spring gives way to summer, the Middle East is seeing new lines drawn. In these crucial days, long-term strategies are being formulated. Heavy clashes between Jews and Palestinians inside the [...]

By |May 15th, 2021|Opinions On Iran, Saudi Arabia|

Iran confirms talks with Saudi Arabia, promises best efforts

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh. (Anadolu) May 10, 2021 Iran confirmed publicly for the first time on Monday that it is in talks with Saudi Arabia, saying it would do what it could to resolve issues between them. “De-escalation of tensions between the two Muslim countries in the [Arabian] Gulf region is [...]

By |May 10th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi official confirms talks with Iran, says premature to assess outcome

Iran and Saudi Arabia flags. (Supplied) May 7, 2021 A Saudi foreign ministry official said on Friday that talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran aim to reduce regional tensions but that it was too early to judge the outcome and Riyadh wanted to see “verifiable deeds.” The comments by Ambassador Rayed Krimly, head [...]

By |May 7th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|

Iran welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince statements, says mark ‘change in tone’

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. (AFP) April 30, 2021 Iran welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s recent statements, describing them as marking a “change in tone,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Thursday. “With constructive views and dialogue-based approach, Iran and Saudi Arabia, as two important countries in [...]

By |April 30th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|

Pakistani PM welcomes Saudi ‘initiative’ for peace with Iran

King Salman receives Imran Khan in Riyadh during the Pakistani prime minister's visit to Saudi Arabia last year. (SPA) April 29, 2021 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday welcomed a Saudi “initiative” for peace with Iran, saying it would strengthen the Muslim world. While reiterating that Riyadh had a problem with Iran’s [...]

By |April 29th, 2021|Pakistan, Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia calls for Iran to engage in talks, avoid escalation

Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud chairs the cabinet session. (SPA) April 21, 2021 Saudi Arabia renewed its call for Iran to engage in ongoing negotiations in Vienna, avoid escalation and not expose the region to more tension. This came following a council of ministers meeting, chaired by King Salman on [...]

By |April 21st, 2021|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi senior source denies FT report of holding secret talks with Iran

Senior Saudi official has denied direct talks with Iran. (Reuters) April 19, 2021 A senior Saudi official has denied direct talks have been held with Iran, four years after the two countries cut off diplomatic ties, contradicting a Financial Times report claiming discussions were ongoing between the two major regional players. The Financial [...]

By |April 19th, 2021|Saudi Arabia|