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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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Saudi cuts diplomatic ties with Tehran amid spiralling tension – BAHRAIN, SUDAN FOLLOW SUIT; UAE DOWNGRADES

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4, (Agencies): The hostile comments by Iranian officials towards the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the mob attacks on Saudi diplomatic facilities in Iran in the wake of the execution of 47 terror convicts in the Kingdom, prompted the Kingdom to sever its diplomatic relations with Iran …

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Cabinet condemns attack on Saudi embassy, consulate in Iran

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: The Cabinet on Monday strongly condemned protesters’ “hostile acts” against the Saudi embassy and consulate in Iran, including storming, torching and sabotage. Today’s meeting, held at Seif Palace, was chaired by Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The ministers stressed that …

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GCC DENOUNCES ‘BARBARIC’ ATTACK ON SAUDI MISSION – Kuwait sharply condemns storming of Saudi Arabia Embassy in Tehran

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3, (Agencies): Kuwait sharply condemns attacks by Iranian demonstrators on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, and the Saudi Consulate in Mashhad, an official source at the Foreign Ministry said on Sunday. Iranian authorities should shoulder responsibility for protecting the embassy and ensuring the safety of its staff, …

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