Iran and Saudi Arabia

Iran blasts Saudi Arabia for continuing war on Yemen

Iran blasts Saudi Arabia for continuing war on Yemen

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly blasted the Riyadh government for continuing attacks on Yemeni civilians, Al-Manar TV reports. “Saudi Arabia has fueled the flames of regional …

Iranian Foreign Ministry: we avoid intervention into issues of other countries

Iranian Foreign Ministry: we avoid intervention into issues of other countries

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi rejected the claims against Iran made by the statement released at the end of Saudi king’s trip to Malaysia. Ghasemi criticized article 15 of the …

 Iran and Saudi Arabia discuss Hajj

Iran and Saudi Arabia discuss Hajj

A Saudi minister held talks with an Iranian delegation in the city of Jeddah about the possibility of Iranian pilgrims rejoining the annual Hajj. The kingdom’s minister in charge of pilgrimages, Mohammed …

Saudi FM questions why Iran never attacked by terrorists, hints at #039deal#039

Saudi FM questions why Iran never attacked by terrorists, hints at 'deal'

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia Adel Jubeir suggested that a possible deal could be preventing Iran from being attacked by terrorist organizations such as Daesh and al-Qaeda, Sputnik reports. The move …

Zarif: Iran can cooperate with Saudi

Zarif: Iran can cooperate with Saudi

Iran and Saudi Arabia should be able to work together to help end conflicts in Syria and Yemen, after successfully cooperating over Lebanon last year, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said at the World …

Iran and Saudi Arabia to discuss Hajj

Iran and Saudi Arabia to discuss Hajj

An Iranian delegation will visit Saudi Arabia on February 23 to discuss the issue of Hajj with Saudi officials. The Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s representative on Hajj Affairs Ali Qazi …

Saudi court sentences 15 people to death for spying

Saudi court sentences 15 people to death for spying

A Saudi court sentenced 15 people to death for spying for Iran, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television reported. The 15 were among 32 people — comprising 30 Saudi Shia Muslims, one Iranian and an Afghan — who were detained in …

Saudi Arabia losing ground to Iran

Saudi Arabia losing ground to Iran

Iran is increasingly the most influential player in the Fertile Crescent at the expense of Saudi Arabia

Oil price falls as Saudi Arabia and Iran argue over output

Oil price falls as Saudi Arabia and Iran argue over output

Rising tension has threatened to derail talks this month aimed at cutting oil production by Opec countries

Iranian court issues verdict for suspects in Saudi embassy attack

Iranian court issues verdict for suspects in Saudi embassy attack

Iran's judiciary has issued verdicts for 20 people accused of storming Saudi diplomatic missions in January, an official was quoted as saying by the judiciary news agency. The Iranian government condemned the assault and President …

Tehran ready to resume dialogue with Riyadh

Tehran ready to resume dialogue with Riyadh

Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad underlined that the Riyadh government needs to quit its anti-Iran policies in order to be able to resume diplomatic relations with Tehran. "Saudis must acknowledge …

Iran calls on West to protect Yemen from Saudi Arabia

Iran calls on West to protect Yemen from Saudi Arabia

The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said the Yemeni army and popular forces would counter Riyadh’s air strikes that targeted a crowded funeral ceremony in the Yemeni capital …

Saudi Arabia and Iran oil talks end in deadlock

Saudi Arabia and Iran oil talks end in deadlock

The regional rivals refuse to reach a deal

 Rouhani at UN calls on rival Saudi to cease #039divisive policies#039

Rouhani at UN calls on rival Saudi to cease 'divisive policies'

Rouhani called on Saudi Arabia to "cease and desist" from "divisive policies" if it was serious about regional peace and security

Saudi Arabia, Iran disagree in oil output discussions in Vienna

Saudi Arabia, Iran disagree in oil output discussions in Vienna

Saudi Arabian and Iranian oil officials have clashed this week over production limits, people familiar with the matter said, as OPEC struggles to iron out differences ahead of a meeting next week in Algeria where output controls will be …

Iran strongly rejects Yemen arming allegations

Iran strongly rejects Yemen arming allegations

Yesterday, Saudi Arabia accused Iran of supplying weapons to Shiite rebels in Yemen and urged the U.N.Security Council to impose sanctions on Tehran for violating an arms embargo. In a statement released in response to …

Saudi Arabia and Iran Trade Insults Ahead of Hajj Pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia and Iran Trade Insults Ahead of Hajj Pilgrimage

Who's blocking the path to God?

Saudis and Iranians slug it out for oil market share

Saudis and Iranians slug it out for oil market share

Iran tries to regain market share amid a global oversupply while Saudi Arabia has no plans to back down

 Iran#039s Foreign Ministry: Riyadh policy to support terrorism to drag it into quagmire

Iran's Foreign Ministry: Riyadh policy to support terrorism to drag it into quagmire

Iran has strongly condemned the killing of civilians in a village in southwestern Yemen as a “blatant crime against humanity.” “This crime is indicative of the frustration of Saudi-affiliated forces,” the …

What the Iran deal has meant for Saudi Arabia and regional tensions

What the Iran deal has meant for Saudi Arabia and regional tensions

Fueling of Saudi fears has fanned sectarian tensions in the region to unprecedented levels

Saudi Arabia supports terrorism, Iran reports

Saudi Arabia supports terrorism, Iran reports

The Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement in which it accuses Saudi Arabia of supporting terrorism. Thus, the Iranian Foreign Ministry responded to the statements of the Saudi prince to overthrow the Iranian government. …

 Websites of Iranian embassies and consular offices hacked

Websites of Iranian embassies and consular offices hacked

At least 50 websites belonging to Iran's Foreign Ministry were hacked, Tasnim reports. The hacker group that calls itself 'Team Bad Dream' attacked the websites of Iranian embassies and consular offices across the …

Is Opec relevant in an oil market of falling prices and overproduction?

Is Opec relevant in an oil market of falling prices and overproduction?

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ inability to reach consensus amid low point in commodity cycle comes under question before 2 June meeting

Iranian pilgrims won#039t attend Hajj this year

Iranian pilgrims won't attend Hajj this year

This year, Iranian pilgrims won't be able to attend Hajj in Mecca,  Press TV channel wrote on its Twitter page. "Iran says it will not take part in this year's Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca because of …

Natig Aliyev doubts OPEC to agree on output freeze.

Natig Aliyev doubts OPEC to agree on output freeze.

Azerbaijan's Energy Minister Natig Aliyev doesn't believe that the oil producing countries will be able to reach any certain agreement on output freeze. "I do not believe that countries will be able to …

Iran stops Hajj due to Saudi #039sabotage#039

Iran stops Hajj due to Saudi 'sabotage'

Iran says it will not send pilgrims to Hajj this year because Saudi Arabia is refusing to cooperate on arrangements for Iranians to join the annual rituals in September, Press TV reports. “Conditions are not prepared for …

Iran denounces Riyadh for politicizing Hajj pilgrimage

Iran denounces Riyadh for politicizing Hajj pilgrimage

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari pointed to visa issuance to the Iranian pilgrims among Iran’s disputed issues with Saudi Arabia, Mehr news agency reports. …

Middle East Eye: OIC summit in Istanbul didn#039t lead to the unity

Middle East Eye: "OIC summit in Istanbul didn't lead to the unity"

The world media on key geopolitical events over Russia, Serbia, Iran, and Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia refuses to freeze level of oil production before Iran

Saudi Arabia refuses to freeze level of oil production before Iran

Saudi Arabia will only freeze its oil output if Iran does it first, the kingdom’s deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud said. Earlier, the Financial Times reported about Riyadh's readiness to freeze …

Saudi Arabia ready to freeze oil output without Iran

Saudi Arabia ready to freeze oil output without Iran

Saudi Arabia is ready to freeze the oil output even without Iran's participation, the Financial Times reports with reference to a representative of an OPEC country. "There is an agreement from many countries. Why make it contingent on …