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Kuwait urges Iran to protect diplomatic missions

JEDDAH, Jan 21, (Agencies): First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Thursday urged Iran to assume the responsibility of providing due protection to diplomatic missions in the country. Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled made the call in his statement to the emergency meeting of the Organization …

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Saudis accuse Iran of sedition

RIYADH, Jan 20, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia on Tuesday accused Iran of a nearly fourdecade record of “sedition, unrest and chaos,” as the international community tried to calm tensions between the regional rivals. Tensions between Sunniruled Saudi Arabia and predominantly Shiite Iran reached a new high this month when Riyadh and …

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Arab League backs Saudi against ‘hostile’ Iran – Kuwait renews support

CAIRO, Jan 10, (Agencies): Arab League countries on Sunday expressed their full support for Saudi Arabia in dealing with the “hostile acts and provocations of Iran” amid a diplomatic dispute between the bitter rivals. In a communique, the pan-Arab bloc’s foreign ministers meeting in Cairo condemned “hostile Iranian statements” issued …

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GCC foreign ministers denounce Iran interference in Saudi affairs

RIYADH, Jan 9, (Agencies): The GCC Ministerial Council (Foreign Ministers) on Saturday denounced Iran’s “blatant interference” in the internal affairs of Saudi Arabia. The Council’s 42nd extraordinary meeting held in Riyadh today voiced support to the measures the Kingdom took to fi ght terrorism, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir told …

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FM meets Ja’afari, eyes end to regional tensions

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8, (KUNA): Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received on Thursday Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Ja’afari, now on a visit to Kuwait. The two sides discussed a range of issues of mutual concern including the latest political and security developments in the …

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‘Saudi won’t go to war with Iran’ – Somalia cuts ties with Iran

RIYADH, Jan 7, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said a war between his country and Iran would be the beginning of a catastrophe and Riyadh would not allow it, the Economist reported on Thursday. “It is something that we do not foresee at all, and …

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Kuwait again slams attack on Saudi embassy in Iran

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7, (KUNA): Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah reiterated, on Thursday, Kuwait’s stance rejecting the violation of the sanctity of Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Tehran and its diplomatic missions in Mashhad. This remark was made by Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled during a meeting …

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Qatar recalls ambassador to Iran

DOHA, Jan 6, (Agencies): Qatar recalled its ambassador to Iran on Wednesday, state news agency QNA said, after allies Saudi Arabia and Bahrain cut their ties with Tehran following attacks on Saudi missions by Iranian protesters, angered by the execution of a Shi’ite cleric. “The ministry summoned this morning Qatar’s …

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Kuwait recalls envoy in Tehran – IRAN AMBASSADOR SUMMONED, HANDED PROTEST NOTE

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: Regional and international reactions surged against recent hostile acts by Iranian demonstrators on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran and Consulate in Mashhad. Kuwait on Tuesday recalled its ambassador in Iran in protest against the storming and torching of the Saudi diplomatic mission in Iran following the …

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Name street in Riyadh after executed Iranian Sunni woman, says Al-Nafisi – Where Iranian embassy is located

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: Kuwaiti thinker and academician Abdullah Al-Nafisi has called on Saudi Arabia to name the street where the Iranian embassy in Riyadh is located after the Iranian Sunni woman Reyhaneh Jabbari who was executed in Tehran in 2014, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Al-Nafisi in a tweet on his …

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