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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman says Riyadh hopes to reach agreement with Tehran

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Riyadh Daily) March 3, 2022 Saudi Arabia plans to continue "detailed talks" with its rival Iran to reach a satisfactory agreement for both, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has said. He also reiterated Riyadh’s view for a strong nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers at talks in Vienna, [...]

By |March 3rd, 2022|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi FM says nuclear deal with Iran must help resolve region’s issues

Saudi FM Prince Faisal bin Farhan. (SPA) February 22, 2022 Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Monday that the nuclear deal with Iran must be a starting point to resolve the region’s issues. Noting the EU’s significant role in the negotiations to revive the deal in Vienna, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin [...]

By |February 22nd, 2022|Middle East, Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia says looking to schedule fifth round of direct talks with Iran

Saudi Arabia's FM Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud (C) arrives for a meeting with foreign ministers of the G7 Nations on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Germany, on Feb. 19, 2022. (AFP) February 21, 2022 Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Saturday the Kingdom was looking to schedule a [...]

By |February 21st, 2022|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia, US discuss joint efforts to stop Houthi aggression

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met in Munich, Feb 19, 2022. (SPA) February 19, 2022 Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed on Saturday ways to enhance joint efforts to stop the Houthi militia’s violations against [...]

By |February 19th, 2022|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA, Yemen|

Saudi Arabia backs US efforts to stop Iran getting nuclear weapons

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz chairs a cabinet's session in Riyadh. (SPA) February 15, 2022 The Saudi government on Tuesday pledged its support for “US efforts to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon.” It also thanked America for supporting the Kingdom in defending its territory against attacks by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group, [...]

By |February 15th, 2022|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Saudi Arabia eyes replacing Iranian electricity exports to Iraq

The electricity transmission lines in Western Iran leading to Iraq. (Supplied) January 27, 2022 Saudi Arabia and Iraq have signed a memorandum of understanding on January 25 to connect their electricity grids, which can supply much-needed power to Iraq. Baghdad relies heavily on Iranian electricity imports, while in addition, one third of its [...]

By |January 27th, 2022|Iraq, Saudi Arabia|

Saudi diplomat murder: Pakistan seeks Tehran assistance to arrest suspects from Iran

A Pakistani police officer examines a bullet hole on the car of a Saudi consulate diplomat who was shot dead in Karachi, Pakistan, on May 16, 2011. (AP) January 22, 2022 Pakistani police have asked for assistance from authorities in Tehran in apprehending the suspected killers of a Saudi diplomat, who are believed [...]

By |January 22nd, 2022|Pakistan, Saudi Arabia|

Iran says its diplomats to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation arrived in Saudi Arabia

The logo of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). (Supplied) January 17, 2022 Iran confirmed Monday that three of its diplomats have arrived in Saudi Arabia to represent Tehran in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. A report by state media said the diplomats arrived several days ago, marking the first time that Saudi Arabia is [...]

By |January 17th, 2022|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi, Greek ministers reaffirm opposition to Iran’s nuclear ambitions

Various centrifuge machines line a hall at the Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility, April 17, 2021. (AP) January 5, 2022 Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister and his Greek counterpart met in Athens on Tuesday and reaffirmed their commitment to efforts to prevent Iran from gaining access to nuclear weapons. Prince Faisal bin Farhan said that [...]

By |January 5th, 2022|Europe, Saudi Arabia|

Saudi FM discusses in Jordan Iran’s destabilizing role in region

The Saudi and Jordanian foreign ministers hold a press conference in Amman. (Petra) January 4, 2022 Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah held talks in Amman on Monday with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman al-Safadi. Talks focused on Iran's destabilizing role in the region and world. The hand of the Kingdom [...]

By |January 4th, 2022|Jordan, Saudi Arabia|