Posts Tagged ‘Saudi’

Yemeni Resistance Liberates Large Swathes from Saudi-backed Mercenaries, Will Free Marib Soon

25.10.2021 By Staff, Agencies Yemeni Armed Forces Spokesman Brigadier General Yehya Saree said the country’s military and allied fighters from the Popular Committees have liberated as much as 3,200 square kilometers of land in the two key provinces of Marib and Shabwah during their latest operation, promising to fully free the strategically important city of […]

Women in the Saudi Military

The situation of women in the Arab world may seem very difficult to many people and is almost the same throughout the region. But in fact, Arab countries are distinctly different, and many of them have changed significantly in recent times, including women’s status. There are Arab countries where the situation of women was very […]

Iran takes upper hand over Saudi Arabia when it comes to West Asia: Analyst

Iran takes upper hand over Saudi Arabia when it comes to West Asia: Analyst – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Chief executive officer of Gulf State Analytics (GSA) says that Iran is ascendancy over its Saudi opponent in west Asia. “Whether we’re discussing Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, or Palestine, it is easy to argue that Iran has […]

Sportswashing at Tyneside: Saudi Arabia moves into English Football

The recent acquisition of the Newcastle United football club by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, along with financier Amanda Staveley and the billionaire Reuben brothers, was a source of much excitement for some former players.  Old boy Alan Shearer did little to conceal it.  “We can dare to hope again,” he rejoiced. In The Guardian, […]

Saudi Arabia Taking Small Steps to Improve its Relations With Its Neighbours

One of the least noted political movements of recent times has been the gradual reconciliation between Saudi Arabia and Iran. They recently held their fourth meeting this year in Baghdad, to almost no mention in the western media. It is only one of several movements by Saudi Arabia to gradually moving away from the United […]

Will Iraq’s election expose US-Saudi endorsement of Sadr’s drive to impose a prime minister?

Despite US President Joe Biden’s scathing criticism of his predecessor’s policies in Iraq and Afghanistan, he has not shied away from implementing them. In Afghanistan, he stuck to Trump’s troop withdrawal agreement with the Taliban. Following the Taliban’s swift takeover of Kabul, Biden blamed Afghanistan’s corrupt government and army. In Iraq, Biden – just like […]

Saudi Arabia Involved in Providing Weapons to Al-Qaeda, Daesh in Yemen – International Reports

October 5, 2021 By Staff, Agencies International reports revealed a resounding scandal involving Saudi princes, through private companies affiliated with them, in arms deals that reached from Serbia to the takfiri organization of Daesh [the Arabic acronym for terrorist ‘ISIS/ISIL’ group] in Yemen. The report indicated that on September 1, 2020, Salman bin Abdulaziz issued […]

Giant Camel Sculptures in Saudi Desert Found To Be Incredibly Ancient

A team of archaeologists studying life-size rock carvings of animals in the Saudi Arabian desert were shocked to discover the true age of these impressive stone sculptures. These carved figures of giant camels were %20first found in 2018 , and it was originally estimated that they were about 2,000 years old. But the new analysis utilized […]

Has Biden Now Lost Saudi Arabia?

The ignominious US withdrawal from Afghanistan has blown a global hole in the post-1945 American Century system of elaborate world domination, a power vacuum that likely will lead to irreversible consequences. The immediate case in point is whether Biden’s Washington strategists—as he clearly makes no policy—have already managed to lose the support of its largest […]

The key to mending Tehran-Riyadh ties is in Saudi hands: former ambassador

The key to mending Tehran-Riyadh ties is in Saudi hands: former ambassador – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran’s former ambassador to Baghdad has said the key to resolve the disputes between Iran and Saudi Arabia is in the hands of Riyadh. If the Saudis, like Iran, have the will to mend ties, Tehran is ready “but […]

Justin Trudeau Dresses Up As A Saudi Sheik So Biden Will Approve His Pipeline

OTTAWA—Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (he/him, they/them) dusted off one of his old ethnic costumes today in hopes that President Joe Biden would approve his pipeline. “Hello, President Biden, much happy greetings from my Middle East country, good sir!” Trudeau said in a meeting with the president today. “I have many great pipeline for you […]

Tehran Hits back at US-Saudi Talks: All Must Learn Iran Can’t Be Subject of Their Negotiations

Posted on August 11, 2021 by martyrashrakat August 11, 2021 In reaction to the US-Saudi talks about Iran, the Iranian Embassy in the UK said that all must learn that Iran cannot be the subject of their negotiations Referring to the conversation between the US and Saudi foreign ministers about Iran and the region, the […]

Strange lunar eclipse in Saudi Arabia

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Hyena Cave in Saudi Arabia Yields Huge Pile of Animal and Human Bones

A team of international scientists searching inside a Saudi Arabian cave made by ancient lava flow found one of the most substantial collections of human and animal bones ever assembled. Deep inside a lava tube known as Umm Jirsan in northwest Saudi Arabia, they discovered tens of thousands of dried bones piled up and spread […]

Saudi and Western Ponzi-Scheme vs. Regional Geopolitical Realities

The more you read, and read again, the same material but with the titles changed, the more disillusioned you become. It is as if the pundits just don’t get it, even to the extent of calling the South Caucasus part of Europe. In that particular case even Wikipedia is more accurate than most: Transcaucasia, also […]

Israel Is Aiding Saudi Arabia And Others To Spy On Human Rights Activists

The Israeli government often likes to use its normalization deals with some Arab regimes as a means of projecting some sort of moral remedy for past afflictions, yet the gesture of “peace” in fact demonstrates the pure contempt Israel has for human rights in the region. It is no secret that the Arab regimes with […]

Saudi security forces monitor annual hajj pilgrimage in Mecca

Saudi security forces monitor the holy sites in Mecca during the annual hajj pilgrimage with cameras distributed in main areas of the holy city. The first group of pilgrims arrive today at the Grande Mosque of Mecca to perform the welcoming Tawaf (circling of the Kaaba) during the second downsized hajj staged amid the coronavirus […]

Yemeni Resistance Kills 350 Terrorists, Saudi Mercenaries in Al-Bayda Operation, SAUDI-LED COALITION ATTEMPTS TO RETAKE BAYDHA FROM HOUTHIS

By Staff, Agencies Spokesman for Yemen’s Armed Forces, Brigadier General Yehya Saree, announced on Thursday that the Yemeni army troops and allied fighters from Popular Committees managed to deal a severe blow to Takfiri militants and Saudi mercenaries during the recent large-scale military operation in the central province of al-Bayda, killing hundreds of them in […]

Yemen: Biden Shrugs Off Campaign Promise as US Backs New Saudi Offensive and AQAP Support

L-BAYDA, YEMEN — President Joe Biden gave a lot of people a sense of cautious optimism when he took to the campaign trail and promised to bring a swift end to the Saudi-led war on Yemen. The oil-rich monarchy, supported heavily by the United States, has been waging arguably the deadliest military campaign of the past […]

UAE-Saudi Rift Proves Abu Dhabi Seeking To Assert Itself As Regional Power

Oil prices have spiked to a 6 year high, as OPEC+ cancels meeting over Saudi-UAE dispute, possibly leading to further tensions between the two Persian Gulf allied regimes, but why now are the two at loggerheads? An OPEC plan, set forward to extend the deadline of an oil output cut to the end of 2022, […]

Why did Saudi Arabia wage a war on Yemen?

12 July 2021 To say the war on Yemen was a major development in the history of West Asia might be an understand. It will certainly go down In history, perhaps not in favor of the Saudis though. TEHRAN (Iran News) –  Why did Saudi Arabia wage a war on Yemen? To say the war […]

Kata’ib Hezbollah: Saudi Intelligence Behind Electricity Pylon Sabotage in Iraq

Posted on July 8, 2021 by martyrashrakat 7 Jul 2021 Source: Al-Mayadeen Hezbollah-Iraq: Government investigations will be under great pressure to hide the true saboteurs Kata’ib Hezbollah confirms that it possesses irrefutable evidence pointing to the role of Saudi intelligence behind the sabotage of electricity pylons in Iraq, doing so to stir chaos and make […]

Saudi Arabia: Why Biden will leave Mohammed bin Salman in charge

Madawi al-Rasheed 2 July 2021 11:43 UTC  Despite Biden’s rhetoric, American national interests are allied with those of the authoritarian crown prince in Riyadh US President Joe Biden and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (AFP) In the Middle East in general, and Saudi Arabia in particular, many activists and human right defenders hoped that […]

Growing Saudi Vs. Emirates Conflict May Open The Door For Moscow

In 2015 the Saudi cown prince Mohammad bin Salman was best friend with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed. Together they decided to attack the Houthi government in Yemen which had ousted the former regime under the former President Hadi. The war on Yemen has been waged since. But by now the […]

#FreeBrittney and all Saudi Women too!

By Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin One week after Brittney Spears sent shockwaves across the world by relaying the conditions she has lived under for the past 13 years, a Los Angeles judge has denied her request to have her father removed from her conservatorship. Despite testifying that under her father’s care, she has not […]

#FreeBrittney and all Saudi Women too!

By Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin One week after Brittney Spears sent shockwaves across the world by relaying the conditions she has lived under for the past 13 years, a Los Angeles judge has denied her request to have her father removed from her conservatorship. Despite testifying that under her father’s care, she has not […]

Saudi Arabia seizes 4.5m amphetamine pills hidden in oranges

Saudi Arabia’s customs have thwarted an attempt to smuggle into the country more than 4.5 million pills of amphetamine, locally known as Captagon, obscured in a shipment of oranges, state TV reported on Wednesday. Al Arabiya said the shipment of oranges entering via Jeddah port was confiscated after thorough custom checks involving the use of […]

Saudi Aggression Commits New Massacre in Yemen’s Border Area of Al-Raqo

Posted on July 1, 2021 by martyrashrakat 01/07/2021 By Staff, Agencies The US-Saudi aggression committed a new massacre early Thursday in Yemen’s border area of al-Raqo in Saada province less than a day after a similar crime. Two citizens were martyred and six others were wounded as a result of Saudi missile and artillery shelling […]

Saudi Arabia to launch new airline in tourism drive 

Saudi Arabia is to launch a second national airline as part of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s Vision2030 strategy, which aims to diversify the kingdom’s economy away from dependency on oil. According to local media, the new flag carrier will make Saudi Arabia the 5th ranked airline globally in terms of air transit traffic. No […]

Saudi Arabia: fall in key indicator shows economy in poor health 

Saudi Arabia’s net foreign assets, an important indicator of any country’s economic health and used to measure its ability to support its currency, have continued to fall, sinking to the lowest level in more than a decade. With a drop of 0.8 per cent in May, Riyadh’s net foreign assets have continued their downward spiral […]

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