Saudi King Says Kingdom Concerned About Iran’s ‘Lack Of Cooperation’

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi King’s Salman said on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia was concerned about Iran’s lack of cooperation with the international community on its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. King Salman bin Abdulaziz said in an address to the kingdom’s advisory Shura Council that he hoped Iran would change  its ‘negative’ behaviors in … More Saudi King Says Kingdom Concerned About Iran’s ‘Lack Of Cooperation’

Iran Must Return To Nuclear Talks To Avoid Escalation, French Official Says

Paris/France – Iran must return to talks with world powers over its 2015 nuclear deal to avoid a diplomatic escalation that could jeopardize the negotiations, a French presidency official said on Tuesday. The official also said Iran could not set new conditions before returning to the talks in Vienna as the terms on the table … More Iran Must Return To Nuclear Talks To Avoid Escalation, French Official Says

Saudi Arabia Expresses Concern Over Iran’s Lack Of Transparency On Nuclear Program

Riyadh / Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia is concerned over Iran’s lack of transparency in regards to its nuclear program, the Kingdom’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman said on Monday during an International Atomic Energy (IAEA) meeting with other member states. Saudi Arabia reiterates the importance of countries around the world abiding by … More Saudi Arabia Expresses Concern Over Iran’s Lack Of Transparency On Nuclear Program

G7 Says Iran Behind Tanker Attack, Threatening Peace And Stability

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy economies said Iran was threatening international peace and security and that all available evidence showed it was behind an attack on the Mercer Street tanker last week. ‘All available evidence clearly points to Iran. There is no justification for this attack’, said the statement, issued by current … More G7 Says Iran Behind Tanker Attack, Threatening Peace And Stability

Iran – Backed Forces Seize Tanker, Maritime Sources Say; Iran Denies It

Iranian – backed forces are believed to have seized an oil tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, three maritime security sources said, after Britain’s maritime trade agency reported a ‘potential hujack’ in the area on Tuesday. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards denied that Iranian forces or allies were involved in action … More Iran – Backed Forces Seize Tanker, Maritime Sources Say; Iran Denies It

Saudi Arabia Says Sees An Emboldened Iran Around Middle East

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Tuesday he sees an emboldened Iran acting in a negative manner around the Middle East, endangering shipping, arming Yemen’s Houthis and contibuting to political deadlock in Lebanon. ‘All around the region, Iran continues to be emboldened’, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud told a U.S. think … More Saudi Arabia Says Sees An Emboldened Iran Around Middle East

Biden, Erdogan To Discuss Their Differences Next Week – White House

U.S. President Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet to discuss Syria, Afghanistan and other regional issues next week and will also look at the ‘significant differences’ between Washington and Ankara, the U.S. National security. Speaking at a White House briefing, Jake Sullivan said the eastern Mediterranean, Syria, Iran, as well as the … More Biden, Erdogan To Discuss Their Differences Next Week – White House

Saudi – Led Coalition Says It’s Behind Military Buildup On Red Sea Island

The  Saudi – led military coalition engaged in Yemen said on Thursday it had established a presence on a strategic island at the entrance to the Red Sea to counter perceived threats to maritime trade from the Iran – aligned Houthi movement. The statement was issued in response to an Associated Press report citing Yemeni … More Saudi – Led Coalition Says It’s Behind Military Buildup On Red Sea Island

Arab Coalition Thwarts Houthi Attack In South Of Red Sea: SPA

The Arab Coalition on Monday thwarted an imminent attack launched by the Iran – backed Houthi Mililia in the south of the Red Sea, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). ‘The Houthi militia continues to threaten shipping lines and global trade’, the Arab Coalition spokesman said. ‘The militia uses the Stockholm Agreement as an … More Arab Coalition Thwarts Houthi Attack In South Of Red Sea: SPA

Saudi Foreign Minister ‘Hopeful’ Over Exploratory

Saudi Arabia is ‘hopeful’ after exploratory talks with its nemesis Iran, its foreign minister told AFP, in a rare comment on delicate discussions whose details have been closely guardes. The official – level meeting aim to restore relations severed five years ago between the Suni Muslim kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Shiite Islamic Republic … More Saudi Foreign Minister ‘Hopeful’ Over Exploratory