Posts Tagged ‘saudis’

Saudis, Arab states approved US deployment in Persian Gulf: Report

Press TV – Saudi Arabia and Persian Gulf states reportedly gave the green light to the US deploying its troops and warships to the region to counter what it describes as “imminent threat” from Tehran. The announcement came Wednesday through the Asharq al-Awsat newspaper, citing unnamed senior diplomatic sources. The deployment of its aircraft carrier […]

Saudis Claim Iran Ordered Aramco Pipeline Drone Attack

Saudi Arabia on Thursday blamed Iran for ordering an attack early this week on two Aramco pipeline booster stations, a strike that was intended as part of a broader sabotage campaign to disrupt world oil supplies, according to Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih.  The drone attacks came one day after a string of attacks on two Saudi oil tankers and two other […]

Houthi Withdrawal from Hodeida Port Brings No Peace as Saudis Press Attack

SA’DAH, YEMEN — The familiar sound of heavy artillery once again returned to Yemen’s Hodeida province following a period of relative calm in the strategic coastal region. At least 66 artillery shells and a steady stream of heavy machine-gun fire tore through the village of Al-Shijan on Monday, as Saudi-led forces renewed hostilities in the […]

‘Why do we fuel the war?’ French peace activists manage to stop arms shipment to Saudis – report

The Bahri-Yanbu, a cargo ship that was meant to deliver the latest shipment of French weapons to the Gulf kingdom arrived in the port Le Havre on Thursday. Protesters gathered there to denounce their government’s refusal to stop arms trade with Saudi Arabia after reports revealed that French weapons have been used by Riyadh in […]

Martyrs of Dignity: Saudis Beheaded for Demanding Respectful Life

By Staff For those who have the sense of humanity, here are the photos of most of the Saudi activists who were beheaded yesterday by the Wahhabi regime:   Filed under: AngloZionist Empire, MBS, MUSLIM ZIONISTS, Saudia, sectarianism, Wahabism At Work | Source Article from https://uprootedpalestinians.wordpress.com/2019/04/24/martyrs-of-dignity-saudis-beheaded-for-demanding-respectful-life/ Related Posts Saudis, Arab states approved US deployment in […]

US State Department bars entry to 16 Saudis over Khashoggi killing

WASHINGTON — The US State Department Monday barred entry to 16 Saudi nationals over what it described as their role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as the administration of President Donald Trump continues to face harsh criticism over its handling of the affair. Dissident writer Khashoggi was killed and dismembered October 2 in […]

Saudis’ Yemeni headache won’t go away if and when the guns fall silent

James Dorsey says once the Saudi war on Yemen ends, the risk is of the emergence of a generation that has nothing to look forward to and nothing to lose – one that is likely to deeply resent what it perceives Saudi Arabia has done to its country. Related Posts Houthis, Yemeni Army Deny Saudi […]

Saudis laud British Hezbollah ban as ‘constructive’

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday welcomed Britain’s decision to outlaw the political wing of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement, describing it as an “important and constructive” step. Britain announced on February 25 it would seek to make membership of the Shiite movement or inviting support for it a crime, blacklisting the group as a […]

(Video): Mecca or Las Vegas? Why Saudis destroyed Islam’s holiest sites – English Subtitles

The destruction of sites associated with early Islam is an ongoing phenomenon that has occurred mainly in the Hejaz region of western Saudi Arabia, particularly around the holy cities of Mecca and Medina. The demolition has focused on mosques, burial sites, homes and historical locations associated with the Islamic prophet Muhammad and many of the […]

As Yemeni Fishermen Risk Their Lives To Feed Their Nation, Saudis Use Them For Target Practice

HODEIDA, YEMEN —  “They told us that if we didn’t confess they would kill us and throw our bodies into the sea for the fish and birds to eat,” recalls Omar Ghalib, a Yemeni fisherman who was kidnapped by Saudi fighters and then tortured while out in his boat late one evening in Yemen’s port city of […]

EU Adds Saudis To Terror-Funding List

EU Adds Saudis To Terror-Funding List Source: ZeroHedge Reuters reports that, according to two sources, the European Commission has added Saudi Arabia to an EU draft list of countries that pose a threat to the bloc because of lax controls against terrorism financing and money laundering. The move comes amid heightened international pressure on Saudi Arabia after the […]

Yemen Talks: Saudis Disrupting Prisoners’ Deal

Local Editor The Saudi coalition and its mercenaries are attempting to disrupt the prisoner exchange deal, which was agreed to during the Sweden consultations.  Based on the operational mechanism and timetable for implementing the terms of the deal, the National Committee for Prisoners’ Affairs presented a complete, accurate and professional list of prisoners, while the […]

With Truce Already Violated by Saudis, Yemenis Ask What Peace Talks Actually Achieved

SANA’A, YEMEN — (Report) Last week’s peace talks in Sweden between the Saudi-led coalition and Yemen’s Houthis was cause for celebration for many the world-over who hoped to finally see an end to Yemen’s bloody war. But many of Yemen’s people hedging their bets and have expressed frustration over the results of the week-long talks […]

Before the Ink Could Dry: Saudis Violate Yemen Truce with Fierce Attacks on Hodeida

HODEIDA, YEMEN — Hope was quickly dashed for the residents of Yemen’s Hodeida after a week of peace talks in Sweden initially gave rise to a ceasefire between Houthi forces and the Saudi-led coalition.  But instead of peace, the sounds of fierce clashes and coalition fighter jets re-echo throughout the province. Saudi Arabia has violated […]

Tehran Muslim unity conference marked a defeat for US, Saudis, cleric says

Tasnim – Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) Ayatollah Mohsen Araki said the recent Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran marked a big defeat for the US and Saudi Arabia. In an interview with Tasnim, Ayatollah Araki said the US and Saudi Arabia had launched extensive attempts to […]

With Peace Talks on the Horizon, Saudis Defy Truce to Redouble Deadly Strikes on Yemen’s Civilians

HAJJAH, YEMEN — In a remote area in Mustaba, Hajjah, southwestern Yemen, two volunteers push through the rubble of a partially collapsed home hit by an airstrike. Onlookers shield their mouths and noses from the dust and stench of corpses of those who perished beneath. A rescue worker pulls out the skeletons of children and […]

Khashoggi case: Germany slaps travel ban on 18 Saudis

Germany on Monday imposed a travel ban on 18 Saudi citizens over their suspected involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Anadolu Agency reports. “These individuals are the members of a 15-man team and three others suspected of taking part in this plan,” Christofer Burger, deputy spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, told a news conference in […]

Iranian firms dominate Baghdad expo as Saudis steer clear

Reuters | John Davison: While Saudi Arabia courted Iraqi leaders behind closed doors at the weekend, its arch-foe Iran made a more public showing by turning out at the Baghdad International Fair, a shop window for business in Iraq. An entire hangar was set aside for some of the 60 Iranian firms participating. Vendors of […]

Snowden: Israeli technology may have helped Saudis kill journalist

Edward Snowden speaks to journalists and invited guests at a Tel Aviv event produced by the Orenstein Hoshen PR agency (Courtesy) Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden, speaking via video link to a group in Tel Aviv, lambasted Israel’s cyber-surveillance industry for the creation of “digital burglary tools that are being actively currently used to violate the […]

Chutzpah: Saudis launch ‘boycott Amazon’ campaign over WaPo’s coverage of Khashoggi case

     The boycott comes a few days after the Washington Post published Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s op-ed in which he specifically urged Riyadh to answer key questions on the death of Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month. Thousands of Twitter users in Saudi Arabia have pushed for the […]

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