An unverified audio tape leaked from the Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO), a banned Iranian terrorist outfit, purportedly shows that the group colluded with Saudi Arabia in handling the aftermaths of explosions earlier this month on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf waters as the two sides sought to blame Iran for the sabotage activity.
US President Donald Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without US congressional review emphasizes his lawlessness and disregard for the US Constitution, says an American political analyst.
On the eve of the fifth year of Saudi Arabia's bloody war on Yemen, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the regime in Riyadh should put an end to the "nightmare that this war has become."
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif criticized US hypocrisy after it was reported on Tuesday that the administration of President Donald Trump is trying to bypass Congress to advance the sale of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
Increasingly more Saudi Arabians are leaving their home country and filing for asylum abroad in recent years, as repression rises in the kingdom, especially under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a report says.
The UN investigator leading the inquiry into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi said on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia had not yet approved a request for her to enter the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul and meet Saudi authorities.
Two senior US Cabinet members have urged senators not to downgrade relations with Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but members of Congress from both political parties said they could not ignore reports that Saudi’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was involved in last month’s killing.
Germany’s foreign minister said Berlin has banned 18 Saudi nationals from entering Europe’s border-free Schengen zone because they are believed to be connected to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Top Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked a small group of businessmen last year about using private companies to assassinate Iranian officials, The New York Times reported, citing three sources familiar with the matter.
Saudi Arabia is seeking to capture Yemen’s main port city of Hudaydah in an attempt to gain a “strong position” in any forthcoming political negotiations to end the conflict in the impoverished Arab nation, says a Middle expert.
Staff at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul tried to dismantle closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV) of the premises in an attempt to help cover up the gruesome murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the diplomatic mission last month, a report says.