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An archive of news and views about Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, a top Shiite cleric and a critic of the Saudi government who was executed by the Riyadh regime in 2016

Saudi execution of Nimr was big mistake: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr earlier this month was a big mistake.

Int’l law Expert: UN Security Council statement, unilateral

According to international law expert Mostafa Mir-Mohammadi, the UNSC statement was a unilateral move which requires contemplation.

Rallies Held in Iran to Condemn Saudi Execution of Sheikh Nimr

Iranians staged nationwide rallies on Friday to condemn the execution of prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia.

Saudi execution of Nimr looks like act of terror: Minister

Iran's health minister says Saudi Arabia's recent execution of top cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr resembles terrorist acts being carried out in the Middle East.

Iran’s Shamkhani: Execution of Shiite Cleric Unveils Riyadh’s Sectarian Policy

A senior Iranian security official on Wednesday deplored the execution of a prominent Shiite cleric by Saudi Arabia, and said that the move demonstrated Riyadh’s sectarianism.

Saudi Arabia needs to stop fueling tension in Mideast, Iran says

Zarif told a press conference with his Iraqi counterpart the Saudis have moved against measures taken by Iran to contribute to the restoration of peace and unity in the region.

Iran won’t be checkmated by the Saudis

A closer look at Iran's foreign policy over the past three decades shows one delicate point: adventurism has no place in Iran's foreign policy, reads an article on Asr-e Iran website.
Head of Iranˈs negotiating team to the expert meeting, Hamid Baeedinejad

Diplomat: Severance of Iran Ties One More Saudi Mistake

Director General for Political and International Affairs at Iran’s foreign ministry Hamid Baeedinejad said the international political think tanks and even the allies of Riyadh affirm that the Saudi rulers’ problem with Iran is Tehran’s increasing power, which is a result of the Islamic Republic’s prudent policies in the region.

Saudi Arabia severing Iran ties wrong policy: Larijani

Iran’s parliament speaker said, “Under the current circumstances, measures are unfortunately taken in the region which are detrimental to the Muslim Ummah and beneficial to the Zionists.”
Ali Khoshrou

UN envoy: Iran doing best to arrest attackers of Saudi Embassy

Iran's UN ambassador has expressed regret that some protesters entered the Saudi Embassy building in Tehran and caused some damage to it despite efforts by the law enforcement forces to prevent them from doing so.

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