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Israel Straddles the Divide as Saudis Vie for Influence Over Temple Mount

An aerial view of the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Two events of religious and historical significance that very nearly took place last week point to a deeper layer in Jordan and Saudi Arabia’s struggle for guardianship of Islamic holy places on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. Israel has […]

Yemen’s Marib Offensive Born of Desperation, with No Sign Saudis/US Will Cease Their War

By Ahmed Abdulkareem Source Having all but given up on the prospect of peaceful settlement under the administration of Joe Biden, the Houthis are now betting it all on retaking Yemen’s oil-rich Marib province from Saudi Arabia. MARIB, YEMEN — Overcoming a rugged and Sahara-like desert climate and under the constant fire of Saudi warplanes, Tawfiq […]

Will Biden’s Moves Bring the Saudis Closer to Israel?

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – President Joe Biden’s foreign-policy team has talked a lot about re-emphasizing diplomacy and re-engaging with allies after what they claim was the trashing of old friends during the presidency of Donald Trump. But that doesn’t appear to include America’s two most important […]

Biden backing away from level of support for Saudis: academic

TEHRAN – An American academic describes the Biden administration’s decision to decrease U.S. support for Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen as an important step.  “They are backing away from the level of support they’ve shown for Saudi Arabia over the last years. The Biden administration’s decision to withdraw their support from Saudi Arabia’s […]

PODCAST Daily Briefing Mar. 3 – As Biden stirs pot with Saudis, will Israel pay?

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing: Your 15-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish world, from Sunday through Thursday. Today’s panel comprises our diplomacy reporter Lazar Berman and United States correspondent Jacob Magid, along with host Amanda Borschel-Dan. US President Joe Biden is signaling a change […]

After Khashoggi report, Biden says Saudis will be held accountable for human rights abuses

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Macron says new talks on Iran nuclear deal to be ‘strict,’ should include Saudis

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Saudis vowed to stop executing minors; some death sentences remain, rights groups say

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Qatar says deal with Saudis won’t affect ties with Iran

TEHRAN – Following a landmark deal between Qatar and the so-called Arab quartet to end a three-year bitter Persian Gulf dispute, Doha announced that its decision to mend ties with the quartet will not affect its ties with Iran. Doha had agreed to cooperate on counter-terrorism and “transnational security” with Saudi Arabia and three other […]

CURSE OF SAUDIS: TANKER EXPLOSIONS AND OTHER UNFORTUNATE EVENTS

South Front [embedded content] A series of unfortunate events linked to the Saudi invasion in Yemen continues to pursue the Kingdom. On December 14, an explosion hit the Singapore-flagged BW Rhine, a chemical tanker hauling gasoline, off the Saudi port city of Jeddah, which is also known as the distribution center for oil giant Saudi […]

JCPOA-phobia! ‘Israelis’, Saudis ‘Express Views’ on US Return to Iran Nuclear Deal

By Staff In yet another futile joint attempt to hurdle the growing Iranian might in defense and science, ‘Israeli’ and Saudi efforts met once again, this time to fight the Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [JCPOA]. With rumors that the upcoming US administration of President-elect Joe Biden will […]

Hamas is mourning Trump’s defeat, Abbas is celebrating and the Saudis are sulking

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The Saudis’ heads are in the clouds of peace, their feet in the Yemeni mud

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Saudis Allowed Netflix Shows Like ‘Sex Education’ in Exchange for Removing Satire Episode Critical of the Kingdom

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> (Business Insider) — Saudi Arabia agreed to host explicit Netflix shows in exchange for the removal of a satirical episode that criticized the kingdom, the streaming giant’s CEO said. On January 1, 2019, Netflix confirmed it removed for its Saudi viewers an episode of […]

Saudis Threaten Military Response if Qatar Deploys Russian Anti-Aircraft Missiles

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has threatened to take military action against Qatar if the nation follows through with plans to install a Russian S-400 anti-aircraft defense system. The Saudi king penned a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron, expressing his concern over negotiations between Qatar and Russia: The kingdom would be […]

Contrary to claims, US army in Yemen doing Saudis’ dirty work

     A new report has torn the mask off the Pentagon’s public narrative that it does not specifically involve itself in the Yemeni Civil War except to refuel Saudi-coalition warplanes: US Army Green Berets are at work on the Saudi Arabia-Yemen border to find and destroy the Houthis’ missile stockpiles. “With virtually no public discussion […]

Judge Who Gave Saudis a Free Pass Orders Iran to Pay $6 Billion to 9/11 Families

NEW YORK – Iran has been ordered to pay a total of $6 billion to families of September 11 victims as part of a U.S. District Court ruling handed down on Tuesday. The ruling, ordered by U.S. District Judge George Daniels, blames Iran as well as the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the country’s central […]

‘Double standards: US, UK, France stand by Saudis in Yemen but pose as moral crusaders in Syria’

As Riyadh’s campaign in Yemen enters its fourth year, it has been repeatedly accused by rights groups of civilian casualties during the bombardment. However, in Syria’s case, reports of a chemical weapon attack in Douma that are yet to be independently corroborated became the trigger for a coordinated military action, Clark pointed out. ‘Toxic, damaging […]

Nasrallah: Saudis offered Syria cash to cut ties with Iran

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FFIRI complains to AFC over Saudis’ disrespect in Champions League match

Press TV – The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has lodged a complaint with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) against professional football club Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia over its players’ failure to observe a period of silence for the victims of a recent plane crash in central Iran. While footballers from Iranian […]

Iran Prosecutor Blames CIA, Israel, & Saudis for Protests

Planning for the plot – dubbed “Consequential Convergence Doctrine” – was initiated four years ago by an operative from the Central Intelligence Agency, Iran’s prosecutor Mohammad Jafar Montazeri was quoted by the state-run IRNA news agency as saying. The CIA operative and an agent affiliated with Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency were in charge of masterminding […]

Saudis Intercept Houthi Ballistic Missile Moments Before Striking Riyadh Royal Palace

For the third time in roughly seven weeks, Houthi rebels have fired a ballistic missile into Saudi Arabia, according to a spokesperson. The Volcano 2-H missile launched by the Yemeni rebels was reportedly shot down by Saudi air defenses just seconds before striking the al-Yamama royal palace, according to the Sun, which cited […]

Saudis In The Synagogue

Saudis In The Synagogue Jewish Agenda Articles, IsraHell Articles Saudis In The SynagogueBy Brother Nathanael Kapner November 26, 2017 ©___________________________________ “WHAT A SURPRISE!” exclaimed Rabbi Moshe Sebbag of the Grand Synagogue in Paris last Monday. Referring to the visit to the synagogue by Riyadh’s Ambassador to France and the Secretary General of the Muslim World […]

U.S. warns Saudis, Iran of threats to stability in Lebanon

The Washington Post | Karen DeYoung and Anne Gearan: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday called on “all parties both within Lebanon and outside” to back off from actions that could threaten that country’s stability, a warning that senior administration officials said was directed at Saudi Arabia as well as at Iran and Hezbollah. “The United […]

Israel Begins “Largest-Ever Aerial Military Drill”, As Saudis Consider Missile Strike “Act Of War”

Today, Israel kicked off its largest international aerial training exercise ever – coined: Blue Flag 2017. ZeroHedge| Air-forces from nine countries with about 50 planes are now starting to drill in the most southern region of the country utilizing Uvda Air Base in Israel.  Teams from India, the United States, Greece, Poland, France, Italy and Germany with be […]

Blaming Iran, Saudis say Huthi Strike May be ‘Act of War’

Saudi Arabia and Iran traded fierce accusations over Yemen on Monday, with Riyadh saying a rebel missile attack “may amount to an act of war” and Tehran accusing its rival of war crimes. Tensions have been rising between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and predominantly Shiite Iran, which are opposed in disputes and conflicts across the Middle […]

Israel Begins “Largest-Ever Aerial Military Drill”, As Saudis Consider Missile Strike by Iran as “Act Of War”

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Saudis Call Missile Attack "Blatant Act Of Aggression" By Iran, "Could Be Considered Act Of War"

Following on what the Coalition had previously announced regarding the ballistic missiles launched by the Iranian-controlled Houthi militias from within Yemeni territory that targeted the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the most recent of which was the flagrant military aggression by the Iranian-controlled Houthi militias which targeted the city of Riyadh on November […]

Top-Secret NSA Memo Proves Syrian Rebels (Terrorists) Were Directed by Saudis — and the US Knew

theantimedia.org Top-Secret NSA Memo Proves Syrian Rebels Were Directed by Saudis — and the US Knew Written by Tyler Durden ZHE) — The Intercept has just released a new top-secret NSA document unearthed from leaked intelligence files provided by Edward Snowden which reveals in stunning clarity that the armed opposition in Syria was under the direct command of foreign governments […]

Dominic West Leads Save the Children’s Call for Suspension of UK Arms Sales to Saudis

LONDON — “The Wire” actor Dominic West is leading a new campaign by charity Save the Children calling for the U.K. government to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which is fighting a war in Yemen. The charity has produced a video with West that shows a laser-guided Paveway IV bomb — the type made […]

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