Posts Tagged ‘riyadh’

‘Night of the Beating’: Details Emerge of Riyadh Ritz-Carlton Purge

Source November 20, 2020 In early November 2017, nearly 400 of Saudi Arabia’s most powerful people, among them princes, tycoons and ministers, were rounded up and detained in the Ritz-Carlton hotel, in what became the biggest and most contentious purge in the modern kingdom’s history. The arrests shook the foundations of Saudi society, in an […]

Saudi Welcomes Abu Dhabi’s Betrayal: When Is Riyadh’s Turn? ترحيب سعودي بخيانة أبو ظبي: متى يحين دور الرياض؟

By Al-Akhbar Newspaper – Translated by Staff There is no need for much effort to deduce the Saudi position regarding the move of its Emirati ally to publicize its relations with ‘Israel’. What the officials do not say publicly is proclaimed by the court media and writers in day and night, to the extent that […]

Riyadh to fund, Taliban to protect TAPI gas pipeline

IFP- While Iranian officials maintain that it is unlikely the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) pipeline project becomes operational, Saudi Arabia has pledged to provide its investment and Taliban militants vowed to secure it. Taliban Spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said the militants are ready to guarantee the security of TAPI Pipeline. Attending a ceremony to launch the project, he […]

Riyadh explores anti-Iranian embrace of Israel – but risks 1979-like blowback

The existence of some form of security and intelligence cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Israel is hardly news for Middle East observers. United by their mutual opposition to Iran and strong ties with the US, the two countries have plenty of things in common. Whatever differences people in the two countries may have over issues […]

Iran denies demanding Tunisia to mediate between Tehran, Riyadh

FNA- The Iranian foreign ministry rejected claims that Tehran has demanded Tunisia to mediate between the country and Saudi Arabia to resolve their differences. “We welcome any country which steps towards stability in the region but we have not raised any demand from Tunisia,” Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi told reporters in his weekly press […]

Loud explosion heard near Riyadh airport as long-range ballistic missile is intercepted

A loud explosion has been heard near Riyadh’s airport, with unconfirmed reports saying Saudi Arabia intercepted a ballistic missile from Yemen. Saudi air defence forces were quoted by broadcaster Al-Arabiya as saying they intercepted the missile north-east of the capital. A TV channel linked to Houthi rebels in Yemen said the […]

‘Riyadh can’t continue bombing Yemen forever’

Ali-Akbar Velayati, a senior international advisor to Iran’s Leader, has expressed regret that international organizations are not fulfilling their responsibilities regarding Yemen. Speaking on the sidelines of his meeting with Danish Deputy Foreign Minister Jonas Bering Liisberg, Velayati said Saudi Arabia cannot go on bombarding Yemen forever. He further called on the international community to […]

SYRIA: Washington, Tel-Aviv, Riyadh Colluding to Escalate Conflict in Syria and Beyond

21st Century Wire says… As Washington’s hyperbole and aggression in Syria increase in line with their frustration at being out-smarted and out maneuvered at every turn by a battle hardened Syrian Arab Army, we see exposed, the soft underbelly of Riyadh. Tel-Aviv and Washington’s unholy alliance and its even unholier geopolitical agenda in the region.  […]

The New Ankara Shuffle: Caught Between Moscow, Riyadh and Tehran

Dr Can Erimtan21st Century Wire  Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (or the Prez) and his Justice and Development Party (or AKP) are now moving Turkey ever closer to its Arab neighbours in the south. At the same time, however, he is also forging ties in the north, namely with Vladimir Putin (or the Czar) and  Russia. Some […]

Israeli Minister Calls For Full Saudi Ties And Official Riyadh Visit

Intelligence minister Yisrael Katz has also invited King Salman to send new crown prince to Israel to establish mutual ties By MEE and agencies June 23, 2017 “Information Clearing House” – Senior Israeli ministers have called on Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to establish full diplomatic relations with Israel. Speaking at the Herzliya conference on Thursday, Israel’s […]

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards blame Saudis for Tehran twin attacks, Riyadh rejects accusation, White House Blames Iranian Victims for ISIS Attack

The Iranian army’s elite unit says Islamic State’s involvement in twin attacks that killed 12 in the country’s capital, means Saudi Arabia is linked to the terror acts. Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister denies any involvement in the twin attacks. READ MORE: South Front Written by Daniel McAdams; Originally appeared at It is particularly bloody […]

Trump and Salman’s Folly: After Riyadh Summit, ‘Sunni Unity’ Crumbles

By Sharmine Narwani The glowing orb stunt should have been a sign that all was not what it seems. Theatrics, in the world of politics, usually suggest an illusion needs to be spun for audiences somewhere. A week after US President Donald Trump’s eyesore of a visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the pressing question now is […]

A Message to All Palestinians: Beware of the repercussions of Arab/Muslim Zionist’s Riyadh summit on your cause

Related Articles أولى نتائج زيارة ترامب: خلاف تميم بن حمد ومحمد بن سلمان  div{float:left;margin-right:10px;} div.wpmrec2x div.u > div:nth-child(3n){margin-right:0px;} ]]> Advertisements Filed under: AngloZionist Empire, Arab Zionists, Armed resistance, Brotherhood, GCC, Hamas, Haniya, Iran, ISIL, MUSLIM ZIONISTS, Palestine, Palestinian Resistance, Qatar, Ramallah Traitors, ROR, Saudia, Trump, USA, Wahabism At Work | Source Article from Hits: […]

Trump’s Speech in Riyadh Signals US Alignment with Global Terrorism and Extremism

Bill Van Auken Riddled with hypocrisy, clichés and absurdities, President Donald Trump’s speech Sunday before an assembly of monarchs and despots in Saudi Arabia spelled out an agenda of escalating US militarism throughout the Middle East and a buildup in particular toward war with Iran. Hailed by a fawning American media as “presidential”–supposedly eclipsing for […]

Trump Visits Riyadh: Democracy, human rights out of; arms deal, Iranophobia top on agenda

Alwaght-Once anti-Muslim rhetoric permeating his election time campaign, Donald Trump as his first foreign trip is set to visit Saudi Arabia, a country that extremist branch of Islam Wahhabism is its official religion, in a bid to finalize $100 billion Arms deal with the Kingdom. Abandoning some of the harsh anti-Muslim rhetoric of his presidential […]

Washington & Riyadh: Sudan instead of Syria نقاط على الحروف – واشنطن والرياض: – السودان بدلاً من سورية؟

Washington & Riyadh: Sudan instead of Syria مايو 19, 2017 Written by Nasser Kandil, The relationship between Riyadh and Washington is developing after choosing Riyadh as the first destination of the visit of the US President to the region from the Saudi gate which hosts for the meeting of the US President a gathering of […]

Win-Win situation? Riyadh to buy its way into Washington’s heart

According to a recent Bloomberg report, Saudi Arabia is seeking to diversify its investment in fossil fuels, and will pump as much as $40 billion into rebuilding and repairing infrastructure in the US. President Trump is traveling to the kingdom on May 19, and according to unnamed sources cited by Reuters, an estimated $40 billion from Riyadh’s sovereign wealth fund will be made available to the US […]

Trump’s Trip to Riyadh Offers Left and Right Common Ground

NEO – A video went viral of an aggressive American man beating his chest, grabbing his genitals, and taunting a Muslim family on a Texas beach in support of what he believed was US President Donald Trump’s mission of purging America of “Sharia law” and “ISIS” (the Islamic State). What this man was […]

Riyadh seeks dragging Washington in Yemen war

Alwaght– Since March 26, 2015 that the newly-ascended King Salman of Saudi Arabia launched a deadly aggression against the neighboring Yemen with the dream that soon he could defeat Yemen’s revolutionary forces, led by Ansarullah movement, and restore to power the resigned president of Yemen Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, who is largely loyal to Riyadh, the […]

Isfahan refinery, S. Korea’s Daelim ink MoU

TEHRAN, July 19 (Shana) — Managing director of Isfahan Oil Refinery said the facility has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea’s Daelim Company for improving production procedures and optimizing the facility. Lotfali Chavoshi said on Monday that the process improvement and optimization plan of the refinery will bring the facility to its […]

NATO’s media hype aims to promote Iranophobia

According to the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231, Iran must avoid manufacturing and designing missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads. On the other hand, missiles produced by Iran have not been designed to carry nuclear warheads and all activities of the country following the conclusion of the nuclear deal with the P5+1 group, also […]

29th anniversary of Sardasht chemical attack

The city of Sardasht is the third city in the world after Japan’s Hiroshima and Nagasaki which became the target of Weapons of Mass Destruction. In June 28 and 29, 1987, Iraqi bombers attacked 4 crowded parts of Sardasht with chemical bombs and engulfed its residents, women and children, young and old, with fatal chemical […]

3 new films for Ramadan

Before the start of the holy month of Ramadan (June 7), three new films hit the screens in cinemas across the country. Comprising different genres to please various tastes, the new movies include ‘Standing in the Dust’ directed by Mohammad Hussein Mahdavian, ‘Barcode’ by Mostafa Kiai and ‘We Don’t Get Used to’ by Ebrahim Ebrahimian, […]

Takfirism, a scheme to divide Muslims: Iran’s Velayati

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati slammed Takfiri ideology as a plot masterminded by colonialist governments with the purpose of creating rift and disunity among Muslims. “The (formation and) reinforcement of Takfiri groups is colonialism’s new weapon (against Islam),” Velayati said at a meeting with […]

300 Armenian books on display in Tehran Book Fair

Tehran, May 7, IRNA- About 300 books on Armenian culture and art have been displayed for the first time in Tehran International Book Fair this year which started its work on May 4 and will continue for 11 days. Director of the Armenian stall in the 29th Tehran International Book Fair Armen Sarkesian said that […]

Wrong time, wrong place: Lost snowy owl seen in Cornwall, UK

     The scene of engine houses against the backdrop of a crisp blue sky might be fairly common in Cornwall, but what is not is the small white bird nestling in the hedgerow. This snowy owl, which was snapped by photographer Adam Whitehouse, was probably trying to gather its bearings after flying way off course. […]

Top Iranian businessman deplores persistent trade barriers

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Despite international enthusiasm for investment in Iran and development of trade ties with the country, there are still obstacles in the way of monetary transactions because of US obstructionism, Chairman of Iran-China Joint Chamber of Commerce Asadollah Asgaroladi said. Speaking at a television talk show, Asgaroladi said Iranian businesses still face problems […]

India to release 11 Iranian sailors soon

Hassan Nourian said on Monday the Indian court had already agreed to release ten of them, while during Monday meeting with the judge, captain of the fishing vessel can also return Iran after paying cash fine. On the seizure of Iranian fishing vessel, Nourian said, “now the ship has a technical problem and will be […]

Sand therapy on world’s tallest sand dunes in Kerman

Rigan County is located in the east of Kerman Province and situated on the path of one of the main roads in the country. History in this part of Iran is very rich and indicates the existence of wealthy civilizations. It is said that Rigan’s history began simultaneously with Bam, another city in Kerman and […]

More sanctions should be imposed on Iran for latest ballistic missile test

US Democratic presidential frontrunner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that f Washington sees any indication Iran violated any commitments “not to seek, develop, or acquire nuclear weapons, the United States will act to stop it and will do so with force if necessary.” WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Iran’s latest ballistic missile test should […]

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