Posts Tagged ‘arabia’

Analyzing Saudi Arabia’s Changing Attitude Towards Former Allies & Enemies

By Denis Korkodinov Source There is a huge possibility that the kingdom will nevertheless reconsider some of the directions of its foreign policy, given that the new US President Joe Biden and the head of the American State Department Antony Blinken began to exert tremendous pressure on Riyadh, demanding, in particular, to complete the war […]

Could Turkish involvement in Yemen free Saudi Arabia?

Could Turkey help out Saudi Arabia in Yemen? Just 28 months ago, as seen here on Nov. 11, 2018, Turks were chanting slogans and holding posters in protest of Saudi Arabia’s actions in Yemen outside the Saudi Consulate. The October 2018 murder of journalist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi inside the consulate had helped push […]

Jordan Coup Plot Was An Epic Failure For Saudi Arabia

On Saturday night Jordanian authorities reportedly foiled a coup plot against King Abdullah II, resulting in multiple arrests, yet despite confirmation that the plot to destabilize the country was organized with foreign powers, we have yet to hear any clarification. The string of arrests made by Jordanian security services was first reported by The Washington […]

«القاعدة» الوكيل «الرسمي» للسعودية: مسانَدة تركية لـ«الاخوان» في مأرب Al Qaeda, the “official” agent of Saudi Arabia: Turkish support for the “Brotherhood” in Marib

**Please scroll down for the English Machine translation ** الأخبار اليمن رشيد الحداد الجمعة 2 نيسان 2021 تصاعد الدور التركي في اليمن بعد تحسُّن العلاقات بين أنقرة والرياض (أ ف ب ) صنعاء | بات تنظيم «القاعدة»، بشكل لا لبس فيه، وكيل عمليات التحشيد السعودية لصالح جبهات القتال في محيط مدينة مأرب. إذ تكشف معلومات استخباراتية حصلت […]

US Refusal To Punish Saudi Arabia Is Only Making Yemen War Intensify

Earlier this week Saudi Arabia proposed a ceasefire agreement with its rivals in Yemen Ansarallah (Houthis), which has failed to deliver results. So why has this attempt to end the 6 year long war failed and what does it say about the US Biden administration’s approach to the conflict? After the Saudi-backed forces of Abdrabbuh […]

Egypt’s and Saudi Arabia’s shiny new cities are just a facade

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 15

Congress May Have to Act to Punish Saudi Arabia

By David M. Wight, Washington Post While President Biden enjoyed widespread praise for releasing an intelligence report concluding that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, he also received criticism for not sanctioning Mohammed. On March 1, Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-N.J.] introduced a bill denying the prince […]

Ansarullah Ballistic Missiles Saudi Arabia’s Nightmare

Posted on March 11, 2021 by martyrashrakat Source Member of the Political Bureau of the Yemeni Ansarullah revolutionary movement, Ali al-Qahoum, said that the capabilities of the military Armed Forces are amplified by our own ability. In comments to al-Mayadeen network, al-Qahhoum asserted that after 6 years of aggression against Yemen, “the Al Saud plan […]

Canadian Protestors Call For An End To Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

Above photo: Activists dropped banners from a CN overpass in downtown Toronto on March 5 to draw attention to the railway company’s role in shipping weapons to Saudi Arabia. In an open letter delivered to the Prime Minister, activists say Canadian weapons sales are prolonging the humanitarian crisis in Saudi-led war in Yemen. Rachel Small, Canada […]

Saudi Arabia Eases Some Coronavirus-Related Restrictions

Social distancing markers are seen on the floor as Muslims perform Umrah at the Grand Mosque after Saudi authorities ease coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions, in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, October 4, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Marwa Rashad Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it will ease coronavirus-related restrictions on entertainment and events and reopen cinemas, […]

Biden to make Saudi Arabia announcement on Monday following damning Khashoggi report

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Saudi Arabia has entangled Biden in a diplomatic twist on the road to a new Iran nuclear agreement

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 1

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi missile attack over capital

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Saudi Arabia ‘categorically rejects’ US claims about Khashoggi killing, as Washington stops short of sanctioning Crown Prince MBS

Riyadh has rejected the US intelligence report blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as “abusive and incorrect,” even as the kingdom is unlikely to face serious punishment. “The kingdom’s government categorically rejects the abusive and incorrect conclusions contained in the report about the kingdom’s leadership,” the Saudi […]

TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE: U.S. PATRIOT MISSILES LEAVE SAUDI ARABIA FOR SYRIA?

South Front [embedded content] The United States has deployed a Patriot defense battery to Syria’s northeast, at least according to the fairy tales told by Kurdish media. This deployment reportedly took place on February 24th in an entirely different reality, since the reports claiming so are entirely fake. Several Kurdish and opposition outlets claimed that […]

How rich is Saudi Arabia? The Saudi government would like to know

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 3

Marib: Tribal coup against Saudi Arabia مأرب: انقلاب قبلي على السعودية

Sanaa is expected to succeed in turning the tables on the “coalition” and the Hadi government from within (AFP) Marib: Tribal coup against Saudi Arabia Marib province is witnessing a real coup against Saudi Arabia, whose old tools for creating loyalties are no longer effective, after six years of control by militias loyal to it. […]

Biden to call Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday

US President Joe Biden intends to call Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday, ahead of the public release of an intelligence report about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Axios reported late on Tuesday, citing a source. If carried out as planned, the call will be Biden’s first conversation as president with the Saudi king, according […]

Saudi Arabia Sued By Families Of Pensacola Terror Attack Victims

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed responsibility for the attack weeks later, a claim that was corroborated by the FBI, which ruled the attack was motivated by Jihadist ideology. And while it had little discernible impact on US-Saudi relations at the time, that may soon change. Because family members of the deceased and wounded […]

Iraq Militia Denies Role in Anti-US attacks, Welcomes Pressure on Saudi Arabia

Iraqi Shiite Muslim men from the Iran-backed group Kataib Hezbollah march in a Quds Day parade, in Baghdad, July 25, 2014. Photo: Reuters / Thaier al-Sudani. An Iran-aligned Iraqi militia group on Tuesday denied any role in recent rocket attacks against US targets in Iraq, but said an attack against Saudi Arabia last month was justified. It is a […]

Biden Seeks to Sideline Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

By Stephanie Kirchgaessner- The Guardian The Biden administration has said it expects Saudi Arabia to “change its approach” to the US and signaled that it wants to minimize any direct contact between the president and the country’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The stance marks an abrupt change compared with the Trump […]

Six Gulf states’ Jews unite in Beth Din of Arabia

As Jewish life has become more public in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, Jews from across the Gulf countries are forming the Association of Gulf Jewish Communities. The new organization, the first of its kind, will include Jews and Jewish communities from the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, it said Sunday […]

Saudi Arabia announces new judicial reforms in a move toward codified law

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 2

S. Arabia playing destructive role in Lebanon: analyst

TEHRAN – In an attempt to undermine Hezbollah, Saudi Arabia has been playing a vicious role in Lebanon, a Lebanese military analyst says. “There is no doubt that recently Saudi Arabia played an overt destructive role in relation to Lebanon, especially after it considered Hezbollah a terrorist organization,” Omar Maarabouni tells the Tehran Times.  Over […]

Saudi Arabia commutes death penalty for young Shi’ite to 10 years in prison

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 0

Biden administration pauses weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

The United States is reviewing weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorised by former President Donald Trump, a move that Secretary of State Antony Blinken said was “typical” of a new administration. In his first press briefing, Blinken said the review aims “to make sure that what is being considered […]

U.S. exploring new military bases in Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 1

Saudi Arabia Expects ‘Excellent Relations’ with Biden Administration

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud attends a news conference following talks with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia January 14, 2021. Photo: Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Saturday the kingdom was optimistic that it would have “excellent relations” with the new US […]

Saudi Arabia hosts Israelis for Dakar Rally after diplomatic inroads

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 0

Israeli race drivers traveled to Saudi Arabia to compete in Dakar Rally

Israeli drivers traveled to Saudi Arabia to take part in this week’s Dakar Rally, despite a ban on Israeli travelers to the kingdom. Two of the drivers, Danny Pearl and Charly Gotlib, were listed as representing Belgium and didn’t wear any identifying Israeli symbols. However, some members of their team entered the country on their […]

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes