Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal will announce the winners of the 2019 moderation award at a press conference at King Abdul Aziz University on Wednesday. The award, in its third year, More »

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

:: The Cabinet on Tuesday strongly condemned the attacks on two Saudi Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais and reaffirmed the Kingdom’s ability to effectively deal with such attacks and their impact. More »

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

:: UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Tuesday that the Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation. Justifying the terrorist attacks on the two oil facilities as a More »

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

:: A Parliament member who is a senior pro-India politician in Indian-controlled Kashmir was arrested Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without More »

 

Tag Archives: Tehran

‘Dear mom, don’t cry,’ hanged Iranian woman says in last message

In her final will, 26-year-old Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari who was executed on Saturday for killing her alleged rapist in 2007 told her family that she would get justice in the “court of God.” Jabbari recorded what was an originally

West unmoved by Iran’s nuclear ‘compromises’

Iran is pushing what it portrays as a new compromise proposal in nuclear talks, but Western negotiators say it offers no viable concessions, underscoring how far apart the two sides are as they enter crunch time before a Nov. 24

Head of Iran’s chief clerical body dead at 83

Ayatollah Mohammadreza Mahdavi Kani, the head of Iran’s most influential clerical body charged with choosing or dismissing the country’s supreme leader, has died. He was 83. Kani was the chairman of the Assembly of Experts, a body of 86 senior

Iran makes arrests after acid attacks on women

Iran has arrested a number of people suspected of throwing acid at women deemed to be wearing Islamic head covering improperly, authorities said on Monday, following a series of attacks in Isfahan that have caused widespread anger. Morteza Mir Bagheri,

‘Bad hijab’ link to acid attacks on Iranian women

A series of acid attacks on women in the historic Iranian city of Isfahan has raised fears and prompted rumors that the victims were targeted for not being properly veiled. Police have declined to comment on a motive but suspects

Rowhani says confident in resolving nuclear row with West

Iran’s President Hassan Rowhani said Monday that even if there is no comprehensive deal with the West on its nuclear program by next month’s deadline, neither side would walk away. With discussions for a comprehensive agreement seemingly deadlocked, Rowhani’s comments

Iran to give military grant to Lebanese army

Iran is to give a military grant to the Lebanese Army, the head of Iran’s national security council said on Tuesday, boosting security forces that are already backed by Saudi Arabia and the United States. The Lebanese Army has been

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  IS threatens to kill 300 Yazidi families BAGHDAD/ WASHINGTON — Islamic State militants have threatened to kill more than 300 families from Iraq’s Yazidi ethnic minority unless they convert to Islam, witnesses and a Yazidi lawmaker told Reuters on

Plane crashes at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport

A small passenger plane crashed into a residential complex in the Iranian capital of Tehran killing all 48 people on board including crew, Iranian state television reported on Sunday. The official Iranian news agency IRNA said all 40 passenger on

NEWS From MID-EAST

Iran seeking successor to Maliki: Official DUBAI — Iran is trying to work with Iraqi factions for a replacement for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki to form a new government in Baghdad but there are few suitable candidates, a senior

Tehran gave Hamas missile technology

TEHRAN: Hamas is able to fire missiles into Israel because Tehran provided weapons technology to the group to defend itself against Israeli attacks, a senior Iranian official said Monday. The Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council, Mohsen Rezaei, was quoted

Egypt slams Iranian claims of delaying Gaza aid

Despite accusations that Egypt obstructed Palestinians’ access to medical treatment in Tehran, an Egyptian Foreign Ministry official Wednesday denied the claims, according to Egypt’s state news agency MENA. Iran criticized Egypt on Wednesday for delays in issuing permits to bring

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