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News and updates about Saudi Arabia-Iran

Saudi soccer team ditches match in Iran

Saudi soccer team refuses to play match in Iran due to presence of busts of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

Saudi soccer team ditches match in Iran

Iran's Foreign Minister meets Saudi Crown Prince

This is the first time that a senior Iranian official has met MBS.

Iran's Foreign Minister meets Saudi Crown Prince

'We continue to support Palestine'

Iranian Foreign Minister visits Saudi Arabia, says Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict is "the most important issue in the Islamic world."

'We continue to support Palestine'

US foreign policy: From political to personal considerations

Some observations on the US involvement in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Israel and Ukraine. Op-ed.

US foreign policy: From political to personal considerations

An Israeli-Saudi accord requires US realism

The tenuous nature of rulers is attested to by “the Arab Tsunami” (not “the Arab Spring”), which has traumatized Arabs since 2010, Op-ed.

An Israeli-Saudi accord requires US realism

Saudi FM walked out of meeting with Iranian counterpart

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister reportedly protested picture of eliminated IRGC general Qassem Soleimani.

Saudi FM walked out of meeting with Iranian counterpart

Iran to reopen diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia

Iran to reopen embassy and consulate general in Saudi Arabia in wake of normalization deal signed in March.

Iran to reopen diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia

Saudi policy toward Iran - the US and Israel factors

Arabs act in accordance with their own interests; not in accordance with Western misperceptions and the rogue Palestinian agenda. Op-ed.

Saudi policy toward Iran - the US and Israel factors

Netanyahu warns Saudi Arabia about Iran

In interview with CNBC, Netanyahu comments on Saudi Arabia-Iran agreement: Those who partner with Iran partner with misery.

Netanyahu warns Saudi Arabia about Iran

Saudis to hold negotiations with Yemen's Houthi rebels

The initiatives to achieve peace gained momentum since Saudi Arabia and Iran agreed to re-establish ties.

Saudis to hold negotiations with Yemen's Houthi rebels

Saudi delegation arrives in Iran

Saudi delegation arrives in Tehran to discuss reopening its diplomatic missions in the Islamic Republic.

Saudi delegation arrives in Iran

Will the Saudi-Iranian Pact stand the Test of Time?

Iran is eager to outmaneuver Israel, working to forge a regional coalition, but it needs internal consensus for its plans to work. Op-ed.

Will the Saudi-Iranian Pact stand the Test of Time?

Iranian and Saudi foreign ministers to meet in the coming days

The meeting will follow the Chinese-brokered deal to restore ties between the two countries, seven years after they were severed.

Iranian and Saudi foreign ministers to meet in the coming days

Saudi and Iranian Foreign Ministers to meet

Saudi Foreign Minister and Iranian counterpart agree in phone call to meet and pave the way for the re-opening of embassies.

Saudi and Iranian Foreign Ministers to meet

Iranian President invited to visit Saudi Arabia

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi welcomes invitation from Saudi Arabia's King Salman to visit the kingdom.

Iranian President invited to visit Saudi Arabia

Iran agreed to halt weapons shipments to Houthis in Yemen

Officials say Iran has agreed to halt weapons shipments to Houthis as part deal to re-establish diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia.

Iran agreed to halt weapons shipments to Houthis in Yemen

'Agreement with Saudi Arabia will help end Yemen war'

Iran and Yemen have been on opposing sides in the conflict in Yemen.

'Agreement with Saudi Arabia will help end Yemen war'

PA factions welcome Saudi-Iran normalization

PA chairman's office hopes Saudi-Iran agreement "will lead to stability and enhance the positive atmosphere in the region.”

PA factions welcome Saudi-Iran normalization

'Saudi-Iran agreement began during previous government's term'

Senior Israeli official says Saudi Arabia recognized a weakness in the West, leading the way for its agreement with Iran.

'Saudi-Iran agreement began during previous government's term'

Saudi Arabia agrees to restore diplomatic ties with Iran

Iran announces that Tehran and Riyadh have agreed to reopen embassies and reestablish diplomatic ties. Bennett: This is a win for Iran.

Saudi Arabia agrees to restore diplomatic ties with Iran

Israel, Saudi Arabia stepping up talks amid concerns over Iran

Sources say Israel’s new government has stepped up US-backed talks with Saudi Arabia in light of growing concerns about Iran.

Israel, Saudi Arabia stepping up talks amid concerns over Iran

'If Iran gets a nuclear weapon - all bets are off'

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister says Iran's neighbors would act to shore up their security if Tehran were to obtain nuclear weapons.

'If Iran gets a nuclear weapon - all bets are off'

Reports: Iran planning 'imminent' attack on Saudi Arabia

Sources say the Saudi government has warned the US of an Iranian attack as Tehran accuses Riyadh of meddling in the ongoing protests.

Reports: Iran planning 'imminent' attack on Saudi Arabia

Iran blasts warming Saudi relations with Israel

'Israel is collapsing, this will be the end of your era,' top Iranian general warns Saudi Arabia

Iran blasts warming Saudi relations with Israel

Interpreting the Jerusalem Declaration - how the UAE sees it

Biden's visit to Israel and Saudi Arabia seen through UAE eyes accentuating the positive, worried about Putin's planned visit to Iran.Op-ed.

Interpreting the Jerusalem Declaration - how the UAE sees it

Iran's relations with Saudi Arabia standing in the way of peace?

Talks between Iran and its Saudi neighbor in Baghdad may torpedo any notion of a defensive alliance with Israel.

Iran's relations with Saudi Arabia standing in the way of peace?

Israel, Gulf states to join arms following Biden's visit?

The Saudis and Bahrain have voiced interested in Israel's advanced air defense systems and are looking for US security guarantees.

Israel, Gulf states to join arms following Biden's visit?

Are Saudi Arabia and Israel headed for diplomatic breakthrough?

The Saudis have so far held out in formalizing ties with the Jewish State, citing a lack of progress on the 'Palestinian' issue.

Are Saudi Arabia and Israel headed for diplomatic breakthrough?

Iran and Saudi Arabia on the brink of restoring ties?

The two nations severed relations in 2016, but with concessions to the nuclear deal expected soon, diplomacy may be on its way back.

Iran and Saudi Arabia on the brink of restoring ties?

Iran welcomes normalization of ties with Saudi Arabia

Iran's Foreign Minister announced Tehran's renewal of diplomatic ties with its Saudi neighbor as the nuclear deal appears to be days away.

Iran welcomes normalization of ties with Saudi Arabia

Iran suspends talks with Saudi Arabia

The decision comes a day after Saudi Arabia executed 81 suspected terrorists.

Iran suspends talks with Saudi Arabia

Iran's Abdollahian’s call for dialogue: genuine or exclusionary?

Iran calls for dialogue on regional problems with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iran, and Turkey. Note who is missing. Op-ed.

Iran's Abdollahian’s call for dialogue: genuine or exclusionary?

Saudi Arabia looking to continue talks with Iran

Saudi Foreign Minister says kingdom is looking to schedule a fifth round of direct talks with Iran.

Saudi Arabia looking to continue talks with Iran

Watch: Iranian commander says Saudis are actually Jews

Head of IRGC navy claims the Saudis are not really Muslims, but actually Jews.

Watch: Iranian commander says Saudis are actually Jews

Saudi King: Iran should change its 'negative' behavior

Saudi King expresses concern over Iran's lack of cooperation with the international community.

Saudi King: Iran should change its 'negative' behavior

Saudi Arabia: Iran and Hezbollah helping Houthis

Saudi-led coalition accuses Iran and Hezbollah of helping Yemen's Houthi rebels launch missiles and drones at the kingdom.

Saudi Arabia: Iran and Hezbollah helping Houthis

Saudi Arabia urges 'effective' approach to Iran

Saudi Crown Prince: It is important to have an effective and serious approach to Iran's nuclear and ballistic program.

Saudi Arabia urges 'effective' approach to Iran

Saudi Foreign Minister discusses Iran with EU envoy

Saudi Foreign Minister discusses "efforts to ensure that Iran does not violate international agreements" with EU envoy.

Saudi Foreign Minister discusses Iran with EU envoy

Iran: Talks with Saudi Arabia are 'on the right track'

Iran's Foreign Minister says it will take more time to restore bilateral ties with Saudi Arabia.

Iran: Talks with Saudi Arabia are 'on the right track'

Iran claims progress in talks with Saudi Arabia

The Iranian government has announced significant progress in negotiations with Saudi Arabia over regional security issues.

Iran claims progress in talks with Saudi Arabia

'Any deal must ensure Iran will never have nuclear weapons'

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister says an emboldened Iran is acting in a negative manner around the Middle East.

'Any deal must ensure Iran will never have nuclear weapons'

Saudi Arabia: Iran's actions threaten regional security

Saudi official expresses concern about increased nuclear activities by Iran.

Saudi Arabia: Iran's actions threaten regional security

Iran publicly confirms negotiations with Saudi Arabia

Talk aimed at lowering tensions between the two longstanding rivals have so far not reached any deal.

Iran publicly confirms negotiations with Saudi Arabia

Saudi sources: We would prefer Netanyahu over Lapid

Sources close to the Saudi royal family say they admire Netanyahu and agree with his policies on Iran, fearful Yair Lapid may take over.

Saudi sources: We would prefer Netanyahu over Lapid

Israel, the Sunnis and the return of a pro-Iran White House

Israel and its allies in the Persian Gulf need to take action soon to minimize Iran’s prospects for military nuclear capability. Op-ed.

Israel, the Sunnis and the return of a pro-Iran White House

The Saudi-Palestinian labyrinth

The Saudi-Palestinian labyrinth

Saudi acceptance of the "Other" - a change?

Saudi acceptance of the "Other" - a change?

Guardian of the Gulf

Guardian of the Gulf

Vayigash: Pharaoh welcomed the Jews to Egypt

Vayigash: Pharaoh welcomed the Jews to Egypt

Palestinian statehood is a grave threat to Saudi Arabia

Even more than it endangers Israel, a Palestinian Arab state threatens Saudi Arabia and Jordan - and they know it. Opinion.

Palestinian statehood is a grave threat to Saudi Arabia

James Mattis in Riyadh to boost US-Saudi alliance

US Defense Secretary travels to Saudi Arabia to heal ties, solve regional issues.

James Mattis in Riyadh to boost US-Saudi alliance