Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

:: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday thanked foreign leaders, officials, envoys and citizens for their condolences on the death of Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, brother of King Salman. Chaired by the More »

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

:: The capture of ISIS’ leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid More »

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record More »

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal order on Monday promoting 38 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks. The Kingdom is taking measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the More »

 

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US will extend sanctions waivers for Iran nuclear programs: Bolton

John Bolton

:: The United States will renew sanctions waivers for Iranian nuclear programs that allow Russia, China, and European countries to continue their civilian nuclear cooperation with Tehran, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday. “I think the

Zarif: Iran is ready for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready

:: Iran is ready for dialogue if Saudi Arabia is also ready, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, according to the IRIB news agency. “If Saudi Arabia is ready for dialogue, we are always ready for dialogue

Iran sentences former Tehran mayor to death for killing wife

:: Iran’s state TV says a former mayor of Tehran who also served as one of the country’s vice presidents was sentenced to death for killing his wife. Tuesday’s report quotes judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili as saying that Mohammad Ali

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

Mohammad Javad Zarif

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record of detesting diplomacy are suddenly interested in talks?

Moscow says downed US drone was in Iranian airspace

:: The US drone shot down by Tehran last week was in Iranian airspace, the head of Russia’s Security Council said Tuesday, despite US claims to the contrary. “I have information from the defense ministry of the Russian Federation that

Mnuchin says Iran FM Zarif will be hit with sanctions later this week

Mohammad Javad Zarif

:: US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will be hit with sanctions later this week. This comes as US President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Iran following Tehran’s downing of

Iran’s Rouhani: US sanctions on Khamenei futile as he has ‘no foreign assets’

Hassan Rouhani

:: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dismissed new US sanctions on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and described the White House as “mentally retarded”, an insult Iran has used in the past about President Donald Trump. In a speech broadcast live

Trump is willing to talk to Iran, top US adviser says

Brian Hook

:: US President Donald Trump is ready to talk to Iran about a deal that would lift American sanctions but Tehran would need to curtail its nuclear and missile program, as well as its support for proxies, a senior US

Pompeo discussed countering the Iranian threat during UAE visit: US mission

:: The US Mission in the United Arab Emirates said on Monday that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed countering the threat from Iran in the region with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed. The mission had earlier

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

Abbas Mousavi

:: Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any diffusion of tensions in the Gulf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington. “We welcome diffusion of tensions in the region. We do not want rise of tensions,”

Saudi King Salman meets with Pompeo, discusses Gulf maritime security

:: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a tweet on Monday he had discussed heightened tensions in the region with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman during a meeting in Jeddah. Pompeo said they also discussed the need to promote

Iran says downing of US drone was a ‘firm response’, can be repeated

:: Iran on Monday described its shooting down of a US drone in the Gulf last week as a “firm response” to the United States and warned it could be repeated. “Everyone saw the downing of the unmanned drone,” navy

Trump will ‘not dare’ strike Iran, claims IRGC General

:: A senior officer in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps asserted that US President Donald Trump would “not dare” to strike Iran and the President’s claim that he “wanted to strike three different sites is a lie.” Brigadier General Gholamhossein Gheybparvar,

Saudi Arabia, UAE, UK and US condemn Iran’s actions in the region

:: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States have released a joint statement expressing their concern over escalating tensions in the region and the dangers posed by Iran’s destabilizing activities in Yemen and the

UK minister discusses regional tensions, nuclear deal in Iran

Andrew Murrison

:: A minister from Britain’s Foreign Office arrived in Tehran on Sunday and met with a top diplomat from Iran’s foreign ministry amid escalating regional tensions, state-run IRIB news agency reported. Minister of State for the Middle East Andrew Murrison

Bolton warns Iran to not mistake US ‘prudence’ for ‘weakness’

John Bolton

:: US National Security Advisor John Bolton warned Tehran on Sunday of misinterpreting as “weakness” President Donald Trump’s last-minute cancellation of a retaliatory strike on Iran. “Neither Iran nor any other hostile actor should mistake US prudence and discretion for

Gargash: Gulf tensions can only be addressed politically

Anwar Gargash

:: The UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Sunday said that tensions in the Gulf “can only be addressed politically.” On his official Twitter account, the minister said that the current crisis has been “long in

Iran military commander: Any regional conflict may spread uncontrollably

:: Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday, by the semi-official news agency Fars. US President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike to

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