russia to strike saudiAs political tension rises between Riyadh and Moscow regarding the Syrian crisis, Moscow website Telegrafist claims that Russia is threatening to attack Riyadh and Doha.

The website claims that a senior official in the Russian Air Force stated that his country has plans to strike the capitals of Saudi Arabia and Qatar with a squadron of Sukhoi-27 S planes or bombers Sukhoi-34 S provided with additional fuel tanks that will fly over the Iranian skies.

Saudi Arabia has accused Russia of supporting the Syrian Assad regime and contributing to the genocide of the Syrians, while Russia retaliated saying that the Kingdom supported terrorists groups. 

Speaking at a news conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Jeddah last Tuesday, Saudi foreign minister Prince Saud al-Faisal criticized  Russia for backing and arming Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.