US: Helping Yemen means stopping Iran's destabilisation actions - Middle East Monitor

United States Secretary of Defence, James Mattis during his official visit to Saudi Arabia on 19 April 2017. [Bandar Algaloud/Saudi Kingdom Council/Handout]. April 19, 2017 at 7:37 pm. Iran's destabilising influence in the Middle East needs to be ...

U.S. defense secretary: must overcome Iran's destabilization efforts to help Yemen - TODAYonline

U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis addresses a news conference during a NATO defence ministers meeting in Brussels. Photo: Reuters. You are here. World ›. U.S. defense secretary: must overcome Iran's destabilization efforts to help Yemen · mail · print ...

US weighs giving Saudis more military aid for Yemen efforts - San Francisco Chronicle

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis (C), flanked by U.S. Embassy Charge d'Affaires Christopher Henzel (2nd L) and White House Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell (R), meets with Saudi Arabia's Deputy ... more. Photo: Jonathan Ernst, AP.

Washington wants 'strong' Saudi Arabia: Mattis - The National

RIYADH // Washington wants to see a strong Saudi Arabia, US defence secretary Jim Mattis said during talks on Wednesday aimed at reinvigorating America's alliance with Riyadh. Mr Mattis, meeting top officials in the Saudi capital, also hinted that ...

US to increase support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen to resist 'Iran's mischief' - Stars and Stripes

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks with reporters aboard a military plane en route to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on April 18, 2017. COREY DICKSTEIN/STARS AND STRIPES. Email; Print; Reddit; Tweet; Share; Google; More. By COREY DICKSTEIN | STARS ...

Pentagon chief warns of Yemen 'Hezbollah' - Daily Mail

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis warned Wednesday of Iranian efforts to create a Yemeni militia "in the image" of Lebanon's Hezbollah, after talks with officials in Saudi Arabia. The kingdom leads an Arab coalition which for two years has been fighting ...

U.S. defense secretary: must overcome Iran's destabilisation efforts to help Yemen - Nasdaq

(Adds details) RIYADH, April 19 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that Iran was playing a destabilising role in the Middle East but its influence would have to be overcome to bring about an end to the conflict in Yemen. At ...

Iran warns America against bullying other countries - Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan has warned the American leaders against bullying other countries and intervening in their internal affairs, saying “such era has come to an end.” Dehqan's remarks came amidst growing tension between Tehran ...

US Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier - Reuters UK

RIYADH U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis looked to address confusion over a U.S. aircraft carrier group on Wednesday, saying that its schedule had been disclosed earlier to be transparent. "The bottom line is, in our effort to always be open about what ...

Saudi Arabia, USA Ratify Strategic Defense Relation - Prensa Latina

Riyadh, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reaffirmed here today their commitment to expand and consolidate strategic military and security cooperation. During the talks at Riyadh's ...

US, Saudi Arabia Affirm Cooperation in Countering 'Iran's Mischief' - Voice of America

The United States is pledging support for Saudi efforts to counter Iran's destabilizing activities in the region. During talks Wednesday in Riyadh, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis emphasized to his Saudi counterpart, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin ...

US Pentagon chief meets Saudi king with Iran in focus - India.com

Riyadh, Apr 19 (AFP) US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis met Saudi King Salman today, beginning a series of talks to reinvigorate the Riyadh-Washington alliance in the face of common adversary Iran. By PTI Feeds | Published: April 19, 2017 9:26 PM IST Email.

US wants to see 'strong' Saudi Arabia, says Mattis - Gulf Times

Saudi Arabia's King Salman is seen with US Defence Secretary James Mattis in Riyadh on Wednesday. Text Size: A A A. AFP/Riyadh. The United States wants to see a strong Saudi Arabia, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said during talks on Wednesday aimed ...

US Pentagon chief meets Saudi king - Hurriyet Daily News

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met Saudi King Salman on Aprl 19, beginning a series of talks to reinvigorate the Riyadh-Washington alliance in the face of common adversary Iran. The retired four-star Marine general, accompanied by a U.S. delegation, ...

US Defense Secretary Mattis slams Iran, says will overcome influence - Channel NewsAsia

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that Iran was playing a destabilising role in the region but its influence would be overcome to try to reach a solution to the conflict in Yemen through U.N.-brokered negotiations. Posted 19 Apr 2017 ...

Yemeni Official: 'US Supports Terrorists Here, Just Like They Do in Syria, Iraq' - Sputnik International

On his way to Riyadh, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis offered Yemen a glimmer of hope when he said that the conflict there needs to be resolved "as quickly as possible" through UN-sponsored peace negotiations. However, Yemeni politician ...

King Salman looks into strategic relations with Mattis - Al-Arabiya

King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud received at his office at al-Yamamah palace US Defence Secretary James Mattis. (SPA). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Wednesday, 19 April 2017. Text size A A A. Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud ...

Iranian Minister: US Should Know Era of Bullying Over - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan slammed the US defense secretary for his recent remarks against the Islamic Republic and said he should be aware that the era of bullying and blame games is over. “Today ...

US Defense Secretary Mattis to Tackle ISIS With Middle East Leaders - Christian Post

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, April 18, as part of his first official trip to the Middle East and Africa where he is expected to articulate President Donald Trump's policy toward Syria and on the fight against ...

Saudi King, US Secretary of Defense hold meeting in Riyadh - Kuwait News Agency

RIYADH, April 19 (KUNA) -- Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud met with US Secretary of Defense James Mattis, discussing with him ways to bolster bilateral relations, said a statement by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) Wednesday. According to SPA ...