Iran’s coverage: Spokesman condemns Saudi airstrike against Iran’s embassy in Sana’a

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Tehran accuses Saudi Arabia of airstrikes on Iran’s embassy in Yemen

Tehran accused Riyadh of conducting airstrikes with military aircraft on the Iranian embassy in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa.

 
Iran bans import of Saudi goods amid tensions

The latest developments after Saudi Arabia severed diplomatic ties with Tehran amid a dispute over Riyadh’s execution of an opposition Shiite cleric and attacks on Saudi diplomatic posts in Iran.

 

Iranian commander urges Riyadh to change path

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami on Thursday warned that the Saudi Arabian regime would not last long if it continues its illogical policies in the region.

 

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.

 

China sends envoy to Saudi, Iran amid feud

China has sent an envoy to Saudi Arabia and Iran amid an escalating feud, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint.

 

Japan’s Cosmo Oil eyes increased Iranian crude imports

Japanese refiner Cosmo Oil is looking at the possibility of buying more crude from Iran once sanctions on the Islamic republic are lifted and is also ‘actively’ looking into crude imports from the US, company president Hisashi Kobayashi told Platts in an interview Tuesday.

 

Iran not to offer further oil discounts: Official

Iran would not offer further discounts to draw customers into its oil market, Mohsen Qamsari, director general for international affairs of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) told Reuters by telephone on Tuesday.

Israel paid GOP senator $1m to sabotage Iran accord: Reports

A Republican lawmaker at the US Senate was bribed one million dollars by Israel to try sabotaging negotiations between Tehran and the world powers, including the United States.

 

Djibouti Severs Ties with Tehran

Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf announced on Wednesday that his country has severed diplomatic relations with Iran.

 

Qatar recalls ambassador to Iran

Qatar recalled its ambassador to Tehran to become the latest country as a sign of solidarity with Saudi Arabia.