Posts Tagged ‘Saudi’

Yemeni Coastguards Seize Saudi Ship, Two Others in Yemen’s Regional Waters – Statement

Yemen’s Coastguards issued a statement that explained the incident of detaining three ships off the Red Sea inside the country’s regional waters. The statement read the following: – Three ships were seized, one is Saudi ‘Rabegh 3” 3 miles away of the Yemeni ‘Uqban Island as they entered Yemen’s regional waters without an earlier notice […]

Saudi Arabia executes people over drugs while its princes are caught with tons of drugs at the airport

Saudi Arabia executes people over drugs while its princes are caught with tons of drugs at the airport The Saudi monarchy executes someone over drugs every four days while princes smuggle tons and hold decadent parties   Ben Norton October 27, 2015 10:04PM (UTC) Saudi prince Abdel Mohsen bin Walid bin Abdulaziz was caught in […]

Distinguished anti-regime Saudi sheikh dies in prison amid widening crackdown

A well-known Muslim preacher has died in prison in Saudi Arabia, as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against pro-democracy campaigners, Muslim preachers and intellectuals widens in the ultra-conservative kingdom. The Prisoners of Conscience, an independent non-governmental organization advocating human rights in Saudi Arabia, announced in a post on its official Twitter […]

Saudi Arabia says Iran being ‘deceptive’ on nuclear programme

Reuters – Saudi Arabia’s cabinet on Tuesday said Iran was being “deceptive and evasive” about its nuclear programme and accused it of delaying giving information to the U.N. atomic watchdog. A cabinet statement carried on the state Saudi Press Agency also called on Iran to cooperate fully with the International Atomic Energy Agency and its […]

Two Former Twitter Employees Charged With Spying For Saudi Arabia, May Be Involved In Khashoggi Murder

For all those still seeking details about Saudi Arabia’s murder of Jamal Khashoggi, it may be time to give Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey a call. Two former Twitter employees were charged with spying for Saudi Arabia, the Justice Department unveiled on Wednesday in San Francisco, in a case which the WaPo said “raises […]

New Report Shows Saudi Arabia’s Reforms Are Bullsh*t, but Don’t Expect the Media to Care

(TMU) — According to a new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW), Saudi Arabia continues to encroach upon basic human rights and freedoms at a concerning rate. The report notes that activists, clerics and political dissidents continue to face arbitrary detention. The report also details that there have been mass arrests […]

Iran’s President sends letters to Saudi King Salman

Tasnim – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has sent letters on regional peace to Saudi Arabia’s king Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, an Iranian official said. Speaking to reporters at a press conference on Monday, Spokesman for Iranian Administration Ali Rabiee said Rouhani has sent a letter to the Saudi king. “Mr. Rouhani has sent letters […]

Five Years On, Saudi Attacks on Yemen’s Farmers Are Pushing the Whole Country into Famine

HODEIDA, YEMEN — The country of Yemen, known in the medieval period as “Green Yemen,” is one of the most extensively terraced areas of the world. There, Yemeni farmers transformed rugged mountain slopes into terraces and built dams like the Great Marib, a structure whose history spans long enough that it was mentioned in […]

Five Years On, Saudi Attacks on Yemen’s Farmers Are Pushing the Whole Country into Famine

HODEIDA, YEMEN — The country of Yemen, known in the medieval period as “Green Yemen,” is one of the most extensively terraced areas of the world. There, Yemeni farmers transformed rugged mountain slopes into terraces and built dams like the Great Marib, a structure whose history spans long enough that it was mentioned in the […]

Tulsi Gabbard Demands US Releases Any Documents Linking Saudi Government To 9/11

The Facts: This article was written by Dr.Michel Chossudovsky, an award-winning author, Professor of Economics (emeritus) at the University of Ottawa, Founder and Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG), Montreal. Posted here with permission. Reflect On: Originally published at GlobalResearch.ca, this article exposes one of many reasons why war on this planet […]

Saudi Arabia pardons convicted soldiers to keep them in Yemen fronts: Report

Related Posts Yemeni Coastguards Seize Saudi Ship, Two Others in Yemen’s Regional Waters – Statement Yemen’s Coastguards issued a statement that explained the incident of detaining three ships off the Yemen: Letter from a Father Who Calls for Justice It’s been a year and half since you left us but for your father and Five […]

Davos In The Desert: Saudi Prince Salman wants to bond with India’s Modi, his ‘elder brother’

Saudi Arabia has plans to invest $100 billion in India in the next two years and the latter is licking its lips at some $500 billion-worth of futuristic infrastructural projects in the desert kingdom in the coming decades, and the two, it seems, can’t get enough of one another. Now, Prince Salman is planning a […]

Floods kill 7 people in Saudi Arabia

   State TV says another 11 people have been injured after heavy rain lashed northeastern parts of Saudi Arabia Seven people have been killed and 11 injured in floods after heavy rain lashed northeastern parts of Saudi Arabia, Al-Ekhbariya state television reported Monday. Rescue services in the northeastern city of Hafer al-Batin, about 100 kilometres […]

Netanyahu May Have Visited Saudi Arabia This Week – Report

By Staff, Agencies A privately owned, unidentified Challenger 604 jet departed from Zionist Ben-Gurion International Airport, landing first in the Jordanian capital of Amman and then in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh on Tuesday evening, causing many to question which ‘Israeli’ official decided to pay the Saudis a visit. The plane in question departed […]

Saudi Arabia arrests, hands down jail terms to three dissident Muslim preachers

Related Posts A dreadful three days of ongoing coverage, and a photo that will stay in my memory As soon as the renewed Israeli attacks started on the Gaza Strip on November 12, Three Deep State Confessions on Syria First, all the way back in 2005 — more than a half decade before the war Hamas […]

Saudi’s Aramco IPO Is Mission Impossible

Once again reports are out that Saudi Aramco is said to be pushing its mammoth IPO top completed by the end of this year (reportedly relying more on Saudi and MidEast regional investors). The kickoff, originally scheduled for Oct. 20, was delayed after Aramco got mixed feedback from international investors. Bloomberg reports that Aramco now plans to press on […]

Saudi-Israeli ties score goal with West Bank football match

Tamara Nassar Activism and BDS Beat 17 October 2019 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip watch the football match between the Saudi and Palestinian national teams. They would require almost impossible to obtain Israeli permits to watch the game live in the occupied West Bank just a few kilometers away.  Ashraf Amra APA images The match […]

AS THE US FLEX MUSCLE, SAUDI ARABIA FLIRTS WITH OLD ENEMIES

Originally published at WhoWhatWhy.org Saudi Arabia is bracing for impending turmoil that could be resolved — either by war or by peace. Either way, Russia is encroaching on US influence in the region. With only glimpses available of both negotiations and military preparations currently underway, economic developments could provide a rough time […]

35 pilgrims killed in bus crash near Saudi holy city of Mecca

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Authorities in Saudi Arabia said 35 pilgrims have been killed in a bus crash near the Muslim holy city of Mecca. The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported Thursday that four others were injured in the crash. The agency, quoting police in Saudi Arabia’s Medina province, said the crash happened around […]

Abbas and Saudi crown prince meet, agree to establish economic committee

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met in Riyadh on Thursday and agreed to establish a joint Saudi-Palestinian economic committee, the official PA news site Wafa reported. The meeting took place a day after Abbas held discussions with Saudi King Salman in the Gulf kingdom’s capital. “The president updated […]

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