Twenty-nine arms control and human rights organizations have signed a letter opposing the sale of $23 billion worth of missiles, fighter jets and drones to the United Arab Emirates and asking the US Congress to block the deal.
People in the United Arab Emirates kept their taste for Iranian fruits even after the market there was flooded with cheap Israeli produce, said a businessman watching over trade between Iran and the UAE.
The prime minister of Yemen's National Salvation Government condemned Saudi Arabia and the UAE for their double standard in the devastating war on Yemen, saying the both regimes are exterminating the Yemeni people while commemorating the death of thousands of Jews during Germany’s Nazi era.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman slammed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for repeating baseless territorial claims over the three Iranian islands of Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb in the Persian Gulf reiterating that Iran’s sovereignty over the three islands is “unquestionable.”
Iran dismissed claims made by the UAE’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan about three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf, saying such “groundless” comments would not change anything about Iran’s sovereignty over them.
A highest-ranking military commander warned the United Arab Emirates that it will be held accountable for any harm to Iran’s security caused by Israel as the Arab country has normalized ties with the regime.
The Supreme Council of the World Assembly of Islamic Awakening condemned the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain’s moves to establish relations with Israel, calling on all Islamic nations and governments to support the cause of Palestine until ultimate victory against Israel.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday cited a film showing an Israeli soldier kneeling on a Palestinian’s head, and once again denounced a recent decision by the United Arab Emirates to ‘normalize’ ties with Israel.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Tuesday the United Arab Emirates has betrayed the entire Muslim world by normalizing ties with Israel, but that the betrayal will not last long.
Hezbollah’s secretary-general said the United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s move earlier this month to normalize relations with Israel was a “free-of-charge service” provided by Abu Dhabi to the politically-embattled officials in Israel and the US.