In this Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, file photo, commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
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TEHRAN:The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Monday accused Saudi Arabia of treachery against the Islamic world and compared the kingdom to Israel, the official IRNA news agency reported."Saudi Arabia is shamelessly and disgracefully bombing and mass killing a nation that is fighting against the arrogant system," or world powers, he said. He was apparently referring to Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition has been waging a month long air campaign against Iran-supported rebels, known as Houthis.Iran has provided the Houthis with political and humanitarian support but denies arming them. The head of Iran's navy said warships would remain in international waters near Yemen as part of a 90-day assignment through July 10 .
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