During the past turbulent years, Saudi Arabia, as a regional player, did not offer the least contribution to restoration of peace and stability in the region, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Friday.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi-Ansari said on Friday that Iraqi nation does not need the biggest supporter of destability and terrorism in Iraq, region and world to to tell them who their friend or foe is.
Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says the Saudi government is the main culprit in the deadly incident of September 24 during the Hajj pilgrimage rituals in Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Saudi rulers should apologize for the recent deadly incident that killed hundreds of pilgrims during Hajj rituals instead of dodging their responsibility.
Yemeni forces have killed 13 Saudi soldiers and shot down a Saudi Apache helicopter in the kingdom’s southwest.
Iran has called on Saudi Arabia to adopt necessary measures to address the issue of mismanagement of the Hajj pilgrimage rituals in the wake of the Mina tragedy.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the country’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization officials to “immediately” take care of the situation of the Iranian pilgrims injured in the collapse of a crane in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
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Dust particles that blanket southwestern Iran every now and then emanate from Saudi Arabia and West Asia, Head of Iran's Environmental Protection Organization (IEPO) Masoumeh Ebtekar said.
Najib Tun Razak's first visit to Saudi Arabia in 2010 set the stage to sign an agreement in April 2011 for security cooperation. According to a report developed by the former state minister, Datuk Seri Hisham Aldin Tone Hussein, the main purpose of signing this agreement was to deal with terrorism, drug trafficking, forging documents and terrorist activities.
The spokesman for the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance on Tuesday announced Iran will keep the Umrah Hajj pilgrimage closed as far as Saudi Arabia has not formally apologized over the recent event in Jeddah airport.
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati said on Monday that the umrah (minor) Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia has been suspended by Iran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Riyadh to immediately stop its attack on Yemen, stressing Tehran's efforts to control the crisis.
The Iranian foreign ministry deplored the Thursday morning air strike against Yemen which killed and wounded tens of innocent civilians, calling it a 'dangerous' move against international obligations for respecting countries' national sovereignty.
An Iranian deputy foreign minister says the Islamic Republic and Saudi Arabia have the necessary potential to help curtail terrorism.
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Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has stopped the death sentence given to prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr after Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council (EC) Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in a message warned Riyadh against the repercussions of the execution, Arab media said.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a message to Saudi King Abdullah expressed the hope that the brotherly relations between the two countries would expand everyday.
Iraqi Premier Nouri al-Maliki said Saudi Arabia has turned into a state of problems due to its policies in supporting terrorists in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and other countries.
Saudi Arabia, India and Tunisia have extended congratulations to Iran's President-elect Hojjatoleslam Hassan Rohani on his victory in the country’s June 14 election.