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Obama, Saudi King Pledge “Unified” Response to Iran Plot

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Saudi King Abdullah have pledged to pursue a “strong and unified” international response to the alleged plot by elements of the Iranian government to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington. The White House said Wednesday that Mr. Obama and the King agreed during a telephone call that the plot represents […]

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Clinton: Assassination Plot a ‘Dangerous Escalation’

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says an alleged Iranian-backed plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. is a “dangerous escalation” in Iran’s support of terrorism. Clinton commented on Wednesday, a day after the U.S. Justice Department announced it had charged Manssor Arbabsiar, a naturalized U.S. citizen, and Gholam Shakuri, a member of […]

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Clinton: Assassination Plot a ‘Dangerous Escalation’

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says an alleged Iranian-backed plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. is a “dangerous escalation” in Iran’s support of terrorism. Clinton commented on Wednesday, a day after the U.S. Justice Department announced it had charged Manssor Arbabsiar, a naturalized U.S. citizen, and Gholam Shakuri, a member of […]

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Clinton: Assassination Plot is ‘Dangerous Escalation’

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called an alleged Iranian-backed plot to assassinate Saudi ambassador to the U.S. a “dangerous escalation” in Tehran’s support of terrorism. Clinton commented on Wednesday, a day after the U.S. Justice Department announced it had charged Manssor Arbabsiar, a naturalized U.S. citizen, and Gholam Shakuri, a member of an […]

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Biden: Iran Must be Held Accountable for Alleged Assassination Plot

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says an alleged Iranian-backed attempt to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States is an “outrageous act” for which Iran has to be held accountable. Tehran has denied involvement in the case. Biden told the U.S. television network ABC on Wednesday that “nothing has been taken off the table” […]

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Biden: Iran Must be Held Accountable for Alleged Assassination Plot

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says an alleged Iranian-backed attempt to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States is an “outrageous act” for which Iran has to be held accountable. Tehran has denied any involvement in the case. Biden told the U.S. television network ABC on Wednesday that “nothing has been taken off the […]

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US Issues Travel Warning Following Foiled Alleged Iranian Terror Plot

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. State Department has issued a worldwide alert for American citizens about possible “anti-U.S. actions” following charges against two Iranians accused of conspiring with Tehran to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States. The State Department said late Tuesday that the alleged Iranian-backed assassination attempt may indicate the Iranian government could be taking […]

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Iran Blasts US Terror Allegations as “Warmongering and Propaganda”

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department has filed charges against two Iranians accused of conspiring with elements of the Iranian government to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States. On Tuesday, officials charged Manssor Arbabsiar, a naturalized U.S. citizen with an Iranian passport, and Gholam Shakuri, an Iran-based member of the Iranian Quds force, with conspiring […]

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US Foils Alleged Iranian Plot to Assassinate Saudi Ambassador

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department filed charges Tuesday against two Iranians, accusing them of conspiring with elements of the Iranian government to kill Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir. The White House says President Barack Obama called the Saudi ambassador to express solidarity against the plot, which he called a “flagrant violation” of U.S. […]

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Saudi King Abdullah to Undergo New Operation

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Saudi Arabia’s royal palace says King Abdullah will undergo new back surgery in the capital, Riyadh, in the coming days, following two similar operations last year in the United States. Details of the planned procedure, announced Tuesday, were not disclosed. The health of the ruler of the world’s leading oil exporter is closely followed, given […]

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