Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Iran’s Foreign Minister: Saudi Arabia Involved In 94% Of Worldwide Terrorist Attacks By
“We don’t see the situation in our region as a winning or losing battle. It’s a situation where the initial U.S. invasion of Iraq has led everybody to lose. Because we believe that the situation in today’s world is so...
Oxfam: Yemen’s Cholera Epidemic Worst In Recorded History By
Yemen is suffering from the world’s largest cholera epidemic on record, Oxfam said on Friday morning. The organization documented more than 360,000 suspected cases of cholera in a three-month period, topping Haiti’s 340,000 cases after an earthquake in 2011. Oxfam...
Saudi Arabia Blocks UN Aid Shipment From Entering Yemen By
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen prevented a UN flight carrying aid agency staff traveling to the Houthi-controlled capital, Sanaa, because three international journalists were also on board, aviation sources said. The coalition, which intervened in the Yemen conflict...
Defense Bill Amendments Seek Limitations On US Participation In Yemen War By
The House version of the nearly $700 billion 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes multiple amendments aimed at limiting US involvement in the Saudi War in Yemen, explicitly forbidding the deployment of ground troops there, or spending any money on military...
US Intelligence: UAE Hacked Qatar, Sparking Gulf Crisis By
The UAE was behind a hacking campaign against Doha which sparked a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region, US intelligence sources have said, after false statements attributed to Qatar’s emir were posted on an official news agency website. Senior UAE powers are...
Trump Hints At Closing Qatar Military Base, The Largest In The Middle East By
The latest in a series of moves by President Trump that appeared to throw a wrench into State Department efforts to calm the Qatar blockade situation saw him telling the Saudi King today that the US could well just abandon their largest military base in the Middle East,...
9/11 Families Consider Lawsuit Against UAE Over Role In Attacks By
The families of hundreds of people killed in the 9/11 attacks are considering adding the United Arab Emirates as a defendant to a legal case against Saudi Arabia for its roles in the outrage, Middle East Eye can reveal. Nearly 3,000 people died when hijacked airplanes crashed...
British Ambassador: Saudi Arabia Breeds ‘Fodder For Terrorism’ By
A former British ambassador to Saudi Arabia is the latest high profile figure to raise concerns about Saudi funding of terrorism in the UK. Sir William Patey, who was the British ambassador in Riyadh for four years between 2006 and 2010, said Saudi funding helps create...
Ignoring The Human Disaster In Yemen By
It is hard to imagine that along with the catastrophe that has been inflicted on Syria for the past six years, another calamity is unfolding in Yemen of damning proportions while the whole world looks on with indifference. What is happening in Yemen is not merely a violent...
US Diplomat: New Saudi Crown Prince Is Israel’s ‘Dream Come True’ By
An American diplomat said that appointing Mohammed Bin Salman as the crown prince of Saudi Arabia was like a “dream come true for Israel”, Haaretz reported. The former US Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, said that the appointment of Bin Salman opens an unprecedented...