Saudi Arabia



  • JASTA 2016-09-29 10:49

    By: Dave Granlund

    JASTA plane!

    TEHRAN, Sep 29 (MNA) – The House voted to overturn Obama’s veto of Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which allows the families of 9/11 victims to sue the Saudi government for its alleged involvement in the attacks.

  • بهرام قاسمی، سخنگوی وزارت امور خارجه 2016-09-28 09:35


    Bahrain's repeatition of Saudi claims bears nothing but deepening gaps

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi advised some Arab countries to take lessons from the fate of ancestors and to correct their strategic mistakes and abandon double standards.

  • فاجعه منا 4 2016-09-27 16:40

    Firsthand witness says how 2015 Hajj turned tragic

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – There were hundreds but thousands of corpses piled up on top of each other in the sizzling, scorching heat of the Mina.

  • گفتگو اختصاصی با جابری انصاری 2016-09-27 11:21

    Deputy FM:

    Iran backs truce in Syria

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Deputy FM Jaberi Ansari said Iran supports cessation of hostilities in Syria as well as backing any plan in line with peaceful settlement of the ongoing Syrian crisis.

  • کراپ‌شده - اوپک 2016-09-27 10:35

    Iran, S Arabia likely to agree on oil freeze deal

    TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Iran’s ex-governor at OPEC said certain signs indicate the likelihood of a consensus between Iran and Saudi Arabia over an oil freeze deal.

  • نشست خبری سخنگوی وزارتامور خارجه 2016-09-26 14:21

    FM spokesperson:

    Saddam’s fate would await Saudi rulers

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said no development in Syrian situation would succeed without Iran.

  • زنگنه 2016-09-25 22:02

    Zanganeh to address Intl. Energy Forum in Algeria

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iran’s oil minister will be a first-day speaker during Algiers’ the 15th International Energy Forum and OPEC unofficial meeting.

  • ZARIF/CFR 2016-09-25 13:59

    Saudis go through fire to keep US support

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said some countries in the region are constantly going through fire and water not to lose US support.

  • oil 2016/09/25

    By: M. H. Azari

    Winners and losers of cheap oil ahead of OPEC summit

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – The upcoming meeting of OPEC ministers in Algeria in late September has given rise to a great deal of speculation on possible beneficiaries and losers of a freeze deal.

  • علی لاریجانی 2016-09-24 19:32


    Iran ‘could have been invaded in 9/11 aftermath’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Parliament speaker has told a meeting in Tehran many dark sides of the Sacred War should be discovered to provide the public with full image of the situation at war.

  • اوپک 2016-09-24 16:17

    Iran, Saudi oil ministers likely to meet in Algeria

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – An oil ministry official has said Iran and Saudi oil ministers will meet on the sidelines of unofficial OPEC meeting.

  • علی شمخانی 2016-09-23 21:30

    Suspicion high on Saudi hands in Mina tragedy

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani holds that Saudi way of dealing with aftermath raises the suspicion of their involvement in committing the crime.

  • کابینه یازدهم 2016-09-23 14:13

    Iran to take its money back from US: Pres. Rouhani

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – At the end of his stay in New York, President Rouhani of Iran attended a press conference late on Thursday to respond to the questions raised by the reporters and journalists.

  • ghasemi 2016-09-23 12:24

    Foreign Ministry raps Saudi attack on civilians in Yemen

    TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (MNA) – The spokesperson of Iran’s Foreign Ministry censured Saudi bombings of Thursday which killed over thirty civilians and injured around a hundred others in Hudaydah port city of western Yemen.

  • روحانی در سازمان ملل 2016-09-22 19:21

    Pres. Rouhani urges collective action against insecurity, terrorism

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – President Rouhani of Iran criticized policies of hatred, division, and instability in his address at the 71st session of the General Assembly on Thursday in New York.

  • روحانی بان کی مون 2016-09-22 14:05

    Rouhani urges 'more active' UN role in JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has told UN secretary-general JCPOA has provided a precedent where dialogue achieved what war and violence had failed to.

  • mina 2016-09-20 18:38

    By: Marjohn Sheikhi

    Mina stampede compensation, stepping stone toward mending ties

    TEHRAN, Sep. 20 (MNA) – Iran and Saudi Arabia's damaged ties could have a chance to mend if the Saudi rulers addressed past injustice by paying compensations to families of victims of the Mina tragedy, and thus expedited the process of healing and reconciliation.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2016-09-19 17:17

    FM spokesman:

    PGCC accusations to deflect from Wahhabism links to terrorism

    TEHRAN, Sep. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s FM spokesman said the repetitive and baseless allegations of the PGCC’s recent statement aims to deviate attentions from Wahhabism's links to terrorist acts in the past two decades.

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2016-09-18 11:41

    Iran rejects receiving US letter on Yemen crisis

    TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has rejected the claims of some media outlets that the US has sent Iran a letter about the current developments in the war-stricken Yemen.

  • سازمان ملل متحد 2016-09-18 09:16

    Iran strongly rejects Yemen arming allegations

    NEW YORK, Sep. 18 (MNA) – In a statement released on Saturday night in response to Saudi claims, Iran’s UN mission has categorically rejected allegations that Iran has been arming Yemeni forces.

  • حسین عسکری 2016-09-17 14:35

    Saudi Fin. Min. Adviser:

    West would remain onlooker when Saudi Arabia collapses

    TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – An Islamic finance scholar and adviser to Saudi Arabian finance minister has said in a possible fall of the kingdom, west would remain just an onlooker, letting the staunch ally to disintegrate.

  • Saudi prince 2016/09/17

    By: Hossein Askari

    Last tango in Riyadh

    TEHRAN, Sep. 17 (MNA) – In 2015, Salman bin Abdul-Aziz ascended the throne of Saudi Arabia. He wasted little time in turning his tribe’s long-held rule of succession, designed to maintain tribal harmony.

  • Davoud shoja 2016/09/16

    By: Davoud Shoja'

    Syrian and Iraqi crisis post-US presidential elections

    TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Only few months later, new US president will settle in the White House; in this edition of elections, developments in the Middle East, especially in Iraq and Syria occupy the center-stage for either presidential campaign or the public in the US.

  • سعید اوحدی 2016-09-16 16:10

    Normal ties with KSA possible after wahhabism: Hajj chief

    TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Saeid Owhadi, the Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, said that normalization of Iran-Saudi Arabia is only possible by the elimination of the Wahhabi ideology.

  • سعید اوحدی 2016-09-16 15:38

    S Arabia negligent to rights of Mina martyrs

    TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi said Saudis have not taken any steps to preserve rights of casualties and martyrs of Mina tragedy.

  • سعید اوحدی 2016-09-15 17:52

    Hajj chief: Saudis afraid of Mina truth commission

    TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) – Saeid Owhadi, the Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia fears the formation of Mina Tragedy Fact Finding Committee.

  • Tümgeneral Safevi 2016-09-14 17:26

    Former IRGC Gen.:

    Saudis would better not test Iran’s tolerance

    TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Former IRGC general and current adviser to Leader has warned Saudi ‘young rulers’ against testing Iran’s threshold of tolerance.

  • zarif 2016/09/14

    By: Mohammad Javad Zarif

    Let Us Rid the World of Wahhabism

    TEHRAN, Sep. 14 (MNA) – Public relations firms with no qualms about taking tainted petrodollars are experiencing a bonanza.

  • علی لاریجانی 2016-09-12 12:46


    Intl. community should deal establishment of ‘Mina fact-finding Cmte.'

    TEHRAN, Sep. 12 (MNA) – Mina message by Parliament speaker has called the international community to ‘follow their conscience’ in establishment of a fact-finding committee on Mina incident.

  • کراپ‌شده - سید ابراهیم رئیسی 2016-09-11 17:56

    AQR custodian:

    House of Saud ‘extension of devil path in region’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 11 (MNA) – Grand Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi has said Saudi rulers has been the extension of the Party of the Devil the Quranic verse famously described.