Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

11 Women Killed In Saudi Airstike On Yemeni Funeral Home By
SANAA (REPORT) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemeni dominant Houthi rebels killed at least 11 women in an airstrike on a funeral house north of the capital Sanaa on Wednesday, a medic and security official said. Ten others,...
US Air Force Significantly Increases Involvement In Saudi War In Yemen By
(REPORT) — The US doesn’t necessarily like to brag about their involvement in the Saudi invasion of Yemen, given the massive civilian death toll of the Saudi airstrikes and the growing international disquiet about the humanitarian crisis the war has led to. Still,...
In First Overseas Trip, New CIA Director Awards Saudi Prince For Counter-Terrorism Efforts By
(REPORT) — The heir to Saudi Arabia’s throne has been awarded a medal by the new director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, who honored his contributions to “counter-terrorism” work. Mike Pompeo, making his first overseas tour since being confirmed...
Trump Approves Weapons Sales To Saudi Arabia And Bahrain By
(REPORT) — According to officials familiar with the process, President Trump is expected to quickly approve massive weapons sales to both Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, deals which had been on hold over growing concerns about human rights abuses by both nations. The White...
Botched Raid Frays US-Yemen Relations As Slaughter Continues By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. A botched raid by U.S. Special Forces last month that left numerous civilians dead has led, according to The New York Times, to the government in Yemen withdrawing permission for the United States to run ground missions against...
In Trump’s World, Money Talks & Saudi Arabia Gets A Free Pass By
President Trump’s Muslim ban is not only mean-spirited and, hopefully, unconstitutional, but it is irrational because it doesn’t even include the country most responsible for spreading terrorism around the world: Saudi Arabia. The travel restrictions on seven Muslim-majority...
Executive Orders & Airport Protests: Trump Clashes With The CIA By
Trump signed an executive order. Airports filled up with protesters. The media screamed about a Muslim ban. Federal Judges intervened. Anger and chaos erupted. What is actually going on? The answers from both sides of the political spectrum are loaded with emotion and lacking...
Trump’s Travel Ban Plainly Excludes Countries Tied to 93% of All US Terrorism By
On Friday, the world erupted in chaos after President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order suspending entry into the United States for people traveling from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. These seven countries originally came from the Obama administration...
Pre-Emptive Attack Iran Bill Active in US House By
(Op-ed) — You will often see potentially important pieces of legislation languish in the US House. A bill will remain active, meaning that it can be brought to the Floor at any time. But it flies just under the radar. Other times the language floats around Washington...
Trump And Saudi King Agree On ‘Rigorously’ Enforcing Iran Nuclear Deal By
(REPORT) — President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman want to “rigorously” enforce the Iran nuclear deal, the White House said on Sunday, in spite of the US leader’s long opposition to the agreement. The pair, in a phone conversation, also spoke...