TUE 28 - 3 - 2017
 
Date: Nov 15, 2016
Source: The Daily Star
11 Arab nations accuse Iran of sponsoring 'terrorism'
Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS: Eleven Middle East and North African countries are accusing Iran of sponsoring "terrorism" and constantly interfering in the internal affairs of Arab nations, sparking tension and instability in the region.

In a letter to the U.N. General Assembly circulated Monday, the 11 countries cited Iran's support for Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Shiite Hezbollah group in Lebanon which has sent fighters to support the Syrian government They also accused Iran of supporting "terrorist groups and cells" in Bahrain, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and elsewhere.

They reiterated a statement by Bahrain's foreign minister in September that they only way forward is for Iran "to comprehensively change its foreign policies and end hostilities."

The letter, organized by the United Arab Emirates, was signed by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan, among others.


 
Readers Comments (0)
Add your comment

Enter the security code below*

 Can't read this? Try Another.
 
Related News
Report: Daesh’s ‘business model’ near collapse
One girl under 15 married every seven seconds
How should world leaders tackle the migrant crisis?
Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people
Anti-Daesh campaign enters third year
Related Articles
Who’s really threatening Europe? Not the refugees
Why economists missed the Arab Spring: Looking for a new model
Is liberal internationalism dead again under Trump?
A blueprint for ending child marriage
Is liberal democracy in retreat?
Editor In Chief & Webmaster : Nazih Darwish
Copyright 2017 . All rights reserved