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2010-06-13 19:20:00

WASHINGTON, June 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia categorically and totally denies a report published by a British newspaper Saturday that it has granted permission to Israel to use its airspace for any hostile activities against Iran. Saudi Arabia has repeatedly reiterated its clear stance that it will never allow anyone to use its territories or airspace for aggression against another nation. SOURCE Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia

2009-05-04 16:53:19

Iranian officials said this year's Islamic Solidarity Games were canceled over demands from Arab countries for the Persian Gulf not to be inscribed on medals. Officials said the games, which had been scheduled for October in Iran, were canceled in response to demands from Saudi Arabia and other nations for the Persian Gulf to be referred to as the Arabian Gulf or only the Gulf on medals and promotional materials for the event, Britain's Guardian newspaper reported Monday. We must insist on...

2008-08-18 18:00:41

By The Media Line News Agency; Special to The Jerusalem Post The Saudi cabinet has approved an agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency on the protocols and application of safeguards under the Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty, the Saudi paper Arab News has reported. The Saudis established their Atomic Energy Research Institute outside Riyadh in 1988 to conduct research for peaceful purposes. There have been no allegations that the Saudis are trying to build nuclear...

2006-05-06 14:07:53

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders called on Iran on Saturday to do more to show it was not trying to obtain an atom bomb, thereby saving the region from another war. Gulf Arab countries, wary of Iranian power since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, share U.S. concern at the prospect of Iran having a nuclear bomb but fear another military conflict in the region after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. Gulf Arabs are also worried about the possible...

2006-05-06 13:05:39

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders met in Riyadh on Saturday to seek a peaceful solution to the crisis between Iran and Western nations over Iran's nuclear ambitions, officials and analysts said. Gulf Arab countries, wary of Iran since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, share U.S. concerns about Iran having a nuclear bomb but fear another military conflict in the region after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. "We are consulting on a balanced position that...

2006-05-06 04:02:16

By Andrew Hammond RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders who meet in Riyadh on Saturday will call for a peaceful solution to the crisis between Iran and Western nations over its nuclear ambitions, analysts and officials said. Gulf Arab countries, wary of Iran since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, share U.S. concerns about Iran having a nuclear bomb but fear another military conflict in the region after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. "These countries do not want Iran to...

2006-03-01 18:08:31

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. lawmaker asked the Bush administration on Wednesday to explain what steps it is taking to ensure Saudi Arabia no longer participates in the Arab League boycott of Israel. Rep. Clay Shaw, a Florida Republican, raised the concern in a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman, who is now traveling in India. Shaw said he was troubled "by Saudi Arabia's reported decision to continue the primary Arab League boycott of the Israel" in violation of...

2005-12-18 12:45:50

By Heba Kandil and Andrew Hammond ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders, alarmed at neighboring Iran's nuclear ambitions, examined proposals for a nuclear-free zone in the world's top oil-producing region during summit talks on Sunday. Delegates said Syria's standoff with the United Nations over the killing of former Lebanese premier Rafik al-Hariri was also discussed during the meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which groups Saudi Arabia, the United Arab...

2005-12-18 11:31:22

By Heba Kandil and Andrew Hammond ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders, alarmed at neighboring Iran's nuclear ambitions, will examine proposals for a nuclear-free zone in the world's top oil-producing region during a summit on Sunday. Syria's standoff with the United Nations over the killing of former Lebanese premier Rafik al-Hariri will also top the agenda of the meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which groups Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates,...

2005-12-18 06:00:42

By Heba Kandil and Andrew Hammond ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S.-allied Gulf Arab leaders, alarmed at neighbouring Iran's nuclear ambitions, will examine proposals for a nuclear-free zone in the world's top oil-producing region when they meet for a summit on Sunday. Syria's standoff with the United Nations over the killing of former Lebanese premier Rafik al-Hariri will also top the agenda of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which groups Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait,...


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