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IRGC Commander: Saudi dares not attack Syria

Chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari says Saudi Arabia dares not carry out a ground attack on Syria because it is incapable of doing that.

Riyadh Failed in Spreading Takfiri Ideology: Lebanese Politician

Saudi Arabia has recently expressed its readiness to deploy special forces to the war-hit Syria if the US-led coalition allegedly hitting the Daesh terrorist...
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Shamkhani: Iranian regional power unchallengeable

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday that the regional power of Islamic Republic of Iran is unchallengeable and that Iran has special status in global equations.

Furore over the Arrest of an Unveiled Mascot in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian media requested changes to the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice, criticizing their rough behavior and irrational operation in arresting an unveiled female advertising mascot.

The Israeli Minister Gets Chummy with Saudi Arabian Authority

After giving a speech at the Munich Security Conference, Moshe Yaalon, the Defense Minister of the Israeli Zionist Regime, went to Turki Al-Faisal, the director of the Saudi Arabia General Intelligence Directorate, and warmly shook hands with him.
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Iranian FM Downplays Saudi Claims about Deploying Troops to Syria

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, referring to certain claims by Saudi Arabia about sending ground forces to Syria, hailed them as “propaganda”, saying that everyone knows just how little military might such countries have.

Saudi FM Defends Prohibition of Women’s Driving Rights

Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister, expressed his support for the Al Saud regime’s ban on women driving, and urged Saudi women to be patient and wait to claim their rights.

Syrians, Not Others, Should Decide for Syria’s Future: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei blamed hegemonic powers, the US in particular, for the sufferings of the people of Syria, and reiterated that the Arab country’s fate cannot be decided by non-Syrian sides.

Jaberi Ansari: Switzerland Officially Hosts Iran and Saudi Arabia’s Interests Sections

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a Foreign Ministry spokesman, announced that Switzerland had officially taken over the Saudi Arabian and Iranian interests sections in Tehran and Riyadh respectively, at the request of both countries.

Saudi troops deployment in Syria political blunder: IRGC cmdr.

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Saudi Arabia will make a “political mistake” in case of implementing a plan for the deployment of ground troops to Syria.

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