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Saudi Arabia calls on global community to stand up to Iranian violations

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz chairs a cabinet's session in Riyadh on October 17, 2017. (SPA) October 7, 2020 Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday the international community needs to stand up to its responsibilities toward the violations and breaches of international agreements and treaties committed by Iran. During their weekly cabinet meeting chaired [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia busts terror cell that received training in Iran

Various weapons are shown in a broadcast of the Saudi Ekhbariya channel, announcing the capture of Iran-backed terror cell. (Reuters) September 29, 2020 Saudi Arabia announced on Monday that it has busted a terrorist cell that had received military and field training by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). The spokesman for the presidency [...]

By |September 29th, 2020|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman calls for Iran-backed Hezbollah to be disarmed

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman focused on regional issues during his first address at the 75th UN General Assembly meeting, Sept. 23, 2020. (SPA) September 23, 2020 Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday said Hezbollah must be disarmed for Lebanon to achieve security, stability and prosperity. Last month’s Beirut port blast was a result [...]

By |September 23rd, 2020|Lebanon, Middle East, Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia says any nuclear deal with Iran must preserve non-proliferation

The reactor building at the Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, 1200 Kms south of Tehran. (AFP) September 23, 2020 Saudi Arabia said that any nuclear deal with Iran has to preserve non-proliferation and continue efforts aimed at making the Middle East a zone free of mass destruction weapons, state news [...]

By |September 23rd, 2020|Middle East, Saudi Arabia|

US calls on Iran-linked Houthis to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia

US State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus stands at the lectern during a press conference at the US Department of State, June 10, 2019. (AFP) September 23, 2020 The US on Tuesday called on Houthi militants in Yemen to stop launching attacks on Saudi Arabia. The State Department said it was “deeply concerned” by [...]

By |September 23rd, 2020|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA, Yemen|

UK protects Saudi Arabia against Iran-backed Houthi attacks, says defense secretary

A Houthi supporter holds up his rifle during a rally in the Yemeni capital Sana'a. (Reuters) September 04, 2020 UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said Thursday that his country contributes to protecting Saudi Arabia against Houthi attacks. In an interview with Al Arabiya, Wallace blamed Iran for supporting terror through the Houthi militia [...]

By |September 4th, 2020|Europe, Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Arab coalition foiled Iran-backed Houthi attacks by air, sea

A Saudi border guard patrols near Saudi Arabia's border with Yemen, along the beach on the Red Sea, near Jizan. (Reuters) August 31, 2020 The Arab Coalition supporting the Yemeni legitimate government intercepted and destroyed a bomb-laden boat belonging to Iran-backed Houthi militia which was targeting maritime routes south of the Red Sea, [...]

By |August 31st, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|

Saudi Arabia: Lifting Iran arms embargo will lead to more destruction

Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud chairs the cabinet session. (SPA) August 19, 2020 The Saudi government reiterated on Tuesday the Kingdom’s call on the international community to extend the arms embargo against Iran. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz chaired the virtual cabinet meeting from Neom. [...]

By |August 19th, 2020|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia calls for extending arms embargo on Iran

Saudi soldiers reveal the remains of Iranian missiles intercepted over the Kingdom. (AFP) August 13, 2020 Saudi Arabia’s UN ambassador called for an extension of the arms embargo on Iran in a session on Thursday, Saudi press agency reported. “Iran smuggles weapons to militias which destabilize regional peace,” Abdul Aziz Al-Wasel said during [...]

By |August 13th, 2020|Saudi Arabia|

Reading Ahmadinejad’s initiative on ending Yemeni conflict

Iranian former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (AFP) By Track Persia July 28, 2020 Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a message to the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, presenting ideas for an initiative to end the war in Yemen, Saudi media reported. He suggested in his letter that the Saudi Crown Prince take [...]

By |July 28th, 2020|Saudi Arabia, Yemen|