Posts Tagged ‘arabia’

Shaker Amin: S. Arabia, UAE Throw Stones into Neighboring Yemen Equipped with Ballistic Missiles, Explosive Drones

Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:4 in an exclusive interview with FNA, Shaker Amin Shaker said “from the rubbles of our houses struck by the coalition’s jet fighters we could have stood up again on our feet with a faithful will to defeat the enemy and take a revenge for the shattered bodies of our […]

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE – Trump May Veto

Yesterday, Congress voted to undo President Trump’s effort to sidestep Congress in order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for their illegal war against neighboring Yemen. In May, the Trump Administration announced it would declare emergency authority in order to expedite 22 arms deals worth more than $8 billion to […]

US to send about 500 troops to Saudi Arabia: Report

Tasnim – The United States is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia, two Defense Department officials said. The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region over the past two months after tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated. CNN first reported the plans to deploy more troops […]

Seeking New Routes for Oil Delivery Saudi Arabia Tightens Its Grip on Eastern Yemen

AL-MAHRAH, YEMEN — “The Saudi forces must leave all our townships and villages from the coast to the desert,” Ahmed Balhaf, a resident of Yemen’s eastern al-Mahrah province told a cheering crowd gathered to protest the presence of Saudi troops in Yemen. The demonstrations were part of a series of protests spread across six cities […]

EU mulls adding Saudi Arabia to new money laundering grey list

The European Union, under pressure from Saudi Arabia, may add the Arab kingdom to a money laundering grey list, five months after blacklisting it. According to an EU confidential document, seen by Reuters, the bloc is preparing an overhaul of its listing of countries that pose money laundering risks, a move that will please the […]

Saudi Arabia ordered 122 executions in first half of 2019: Rights organization

A Europe-based human rights organization says Saudi authorities have ordered the execution of 122 people in the first half of 2019 — well over double the number of beheadings carried out in the first six months of the preceding year. The European Saudi Organization for Human Rights (ESOHR) announced on Monday that the execution of six minors accounts […]

Photos: Hajj pilgrims departing for Saudi Arabia

ISNA | Mona Hoobfekr: Hajj pilgrims are departing for Saudi Arabia to take part at Hajj 2019. The Hajj is a religious Islamic duty that must be carried out at least once in the lifetime of every able-bodied Muslim who can afford to do so.     Source Article from Related Posts US Starts […]

Export License System Lets ‘Illegal’ Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Continue

Bombs and missiles will still be exported to Saudi Arabia under a secretive licensing system that means business as usual for defence firms despite a landmark ruling that UK arms sales are illegal. In a judgement on 20 June at London’s Court of Appeal, reported by The Ferret, arms sales to the Saudis were ruled […]

Yemeni Forces Take Military Base in Saudi Arabia

The Anasrallah Resistance Movement announced last night that its Popular Forces in a joint military operation with the Yemeni Army seized control over a military base of the Saudi-led coalition against the poor country in Saudi Arabia’s Southwestern province of Jizan. In another development on Friday, the forces of the Saudi-Emirati coalition who intended to […]

Saudi Arabia buys $300 million worth of spy software from Israel: Report

Saudi Arabia has reportedly purchased $300 million worth of spy software from Israel as Riyadh presses ahead with its crackdown against dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the ultra-conservative kingdom. Arabic-language al-Khaleej Online news website, citing unnamed senior Arab sources, reported that representatives from the Riyadh regime and Israeli firms met and struck a deal without a mediator in the […]

Saudi Arabia cancels death sentence against teen who led protests at the age of 13 years

Saudi Arabia is reported to have cancelled the death sentence issued against a teen, Murtaja Qureiris, now 18 years old, who led anti-government protests at the age of 13, Reuters quoted Saudi official as saying. The Saudi prosecution has sought the death penalty for 18-year-old Qureiris for allegedly committing a series of crimes, including […]

Is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman Being Pressured to Attack Iran?

Christopher Jon Bjerknes Agnes Callamard of the United Nations stated that there is credible evidence that the government of Saudi Arabia committed the premeditated murder of Jamal Khashoggi. She calls for a criminal investigation into the matter: This places the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman in a very awkward position. The government […]

Saudi Arabia responsible for ‘premediated execution’ of Khashoggi – UN

Khashoggi was a victim of “a deliberate, premediated execution, an extrajudicial killing for which the state of Saudi Arabia is responsible,” Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, said on Wednesday. She made the remarks following the end of a six-month inquiry into the case. The rapporteur called for an additional probe into […]

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, but doesn’t want ‘regional war’

The Iranian government “did not respect the presence of the Japanese Prime Minister as a guest, as Tehran instead attacked the two tankers, one of which was heading for Japan,” bin Salman told Saudi-owned paper Ashraq Al-Awsat on Sunday. The Crown Prince further accused Tehran of “targeting the security and stability of the region,” but […]

US & Saudi Arabia Blame Iran For Oil Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman

Mike Pompeo has said that the United States blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers along the world’s most important oil chokepoint. Saudi Arabia says it agrees with the US that Iran was behind the attacks. Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir told CNN on Thursday: “We have no reason to […]

Saudi Arabia Airport Rocked By Cruise Missile Strike, 26 Injured

A cruise missile strike on Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport launched from within Yemen has left at least 26 injured, officials in the desert kingdom have confirmed. Houthi rebels in Yemen said they carried out the attack on the airport, in south-western Saudi Arabia, using cruise missiles. The Houthi rebels said the attacks were in […]

Qatar says doesn’t back US on Iran; blasts Saudi Arabia, UAE

Press TV – Saudi and UAE policies are creating more terrorism, conflict and chaos in the Middle East and Africa, Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has said in London. The two countries’ plan to impose “stability” by supporting authoritarian governments and military councils in Africa, Egypt, Libya and throughout the Arab world […]

Report: Saudi Arabia Tightens Grip on Palestinians, Hampers Remittances to Gaza

The new step taken by the Riyadh regime against Palestinians involves official and non-official money transfers as the procedure has witnessed a marked decline over the past week and during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, Al-Khaleej Online news website reported. The report described residents […]

All the evidence point to the fact that ISIS was created by the US & Israel and funded by Saudi Arabia

    ISIS is a US-Israeli creation, By Makia Freeman Global Research The Freedom Articles Do you still think ISIS is radical Islam? Look a bit deeper. ISIS is a US-Israeli creation. Here at the top 10 proofs or indications. SIS is a US-Israeli creation, a fact as clear as the sky is blue. It’s […]

Parliament speaker warns Saudi Arabia, UAE against anti-Iran behavior

IRNA – Iranian Majlis (Parliament) speaker Ali Larijani said the recent meetings, especially Mecca summit, showed that some Arab countries are repeating the past experience of failure and defeat. “Behaviors of Saudis and Emiratis will harm them in long-term,” Larijani said in a meeting with Syrian Ambassador to Iran Adnan Mahmoud. The Iranian parliament speaker […]

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