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Iran Shows Openness To Improving Saudi Ties

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.14.2014 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Wednesday appeared to welcome an offer by Saudi Arabia to thaw relations between the two countries, a day...

The Iran Talks: Saudi-Arabia Is Getting Out of the Closet

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

The Iran nuclear talks are causing ripples in the Middle East and it is not in Israel where the level of concern and suspicion is at its height. Rather, it is in Saudi-Arabia, and it is being so disturbing that the usually secretive kingdom is going out of its way to display its intensifying displeasure with the Obama administration.

Saudi Arabia: Beware A Nuclear Iran

AP | Posted 05.25.2013 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal has warned against the danger of Iran's nuclear program to the region's security ...

Spy Ring In Saudi Arabia Linked To Iran

AP | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Arabia says its investigations have shown that members of a spy ring arrested last week were working for Iranian intelli...

Iran, the U.S., and Saudi Arabia

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Majid Rafizadeh

Ideologically speaking, by proclaiming itself the safe-guarder of Islamic values Iran has been challenging Saudi Arabia's position in the Middle East for decades.

Iran Plot: Here We Go Again

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 12.12.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

So let's go slowly here. If the plot turns out to be both real and sanctioned by powerful people in Tehran, a strong response of some kind is warranted. But first let's make sure.

The Mystery Behind The Restaurant Iranians Allegedly Chose As Assassination Target

The New Republic | Timothy Noah | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

There is much that is troubling about this plot, which the Saudi embassy properly denounced as "a despicable violation of international norms, standar...

John Rudolf

Iran Behind Plot To Kill Saudi Envoy, U.S. Says

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- An American citizen charged with plotting to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States intends to plead not guilty at a formal...

Andrea Stone

Saudi Assassination Plot 'Huge Deal': Would Have Been First Iranian Kill On U.S. Soil in 30 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- News of an alleged Iranian plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States represents a "huge deal" that would, had i...

Iran Rejects U.S. Accusations In D.C. Terror Plot

AP | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran on Tuesday rejected U.S. claims that Iran was involved in a plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to Washington. Fore...

Iran Commander: 'Unfair And UnIslamic Moves' Threaten Security In Saudi Arabia

AP | Posted 07.01.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- One of Iran's top military commanders warned Saudi Arabia on Sunday that its decision to send forces to Bahrain to quell protests by S...

Is This The New Cold War?

wsj.com | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

For three months, the Arab world has been awash in protests and demonstrations. It's being called an Arab Spring, harking back to the Prague Spring of...