Saudi Arabia

Media Silent as Saudi Arabia Does to Itself What Assad Was Accused of Doing in Syria

The Western world was outraged when Syrian troops allegedly opened fire on anti-regime protesters in 2011, aggression that arguably provided the ignition to kick start the years-long Syrian conflict. To some extent, the world also watched in horror as the Syrian and Russian militaries pounded Aleppo into the ground last year while the media routinely condemned their actions with glaring…

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Saudi Arabia Is Destroying an Entire Country — and the US Is Helping Them Do It

Following an air strike in Yemen that killed at least 12 civilians, a senior United Nations official has condemned Saudi Arabia’s actions, asserting the Kingdom has shown a complete disregard for human life. According to Reuters, three women and six children from the same family were killed in their sleep during the dawn air strike conducted the…

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FBI Allowed to Hide Details of Secret 9/11 Report – Judge

A South Florida judge ruled the FBI is not improperly withholding information about funding of the 9/11 attacks after journalists tried to uncover connections between the hijackers and Saudis living in Florida at the time. Florida Bulldog, an organization of investigative journalists, has been investigating connections between Saudis living in the US and the hijackers…

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Republican Senator Vows to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Monarchies

Republican Senator and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Corker said on Monday that he would block the sale of arms to members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) until the current dispute with Qatar was resolved. “All countries in the region need to do more to combat terrorism, but recent disputes among…

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UAE Warned U.S. it Would End Intel Cooperation Over JASTA Legislation

The United Arab Emirates warned that it would halt intelligence-sharing with the United States in an attempt to block legislation that allows the families of September 11 victims to sue the UAE and Saudi Arabia over their potential roles in the attacks. According to leaked emails obtained by The Telegraph, the UAE ambassador to DC,…

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U.S. Authorizes $12 Billion Arms Deal with Qatar

Just days after condemning the Gulf monarchy for its ties to terrorism, the Trump administration on Wednesday inked a deal with Qatar for three dozen American fighter jets, valued at $12 billion. “We are pleased to announce today the signing of the letter of offer and acceptance for the purchase of the F-15QA fighter jets,…

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Senate Kills Bill That Would Halt Saudi Arms Deals

The Senate voted to support a sale of $510 million in precision-guided munitions to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, defeating a resolution to block the deal in a narrow 47-to-53 vote. The bipartisan resolution was introduced by Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy, both of whom also backed a similar…

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The London Bridge Attack And What Is Behind The String Of Terrorism

“The rocket bombs which fell daily on London were probably fired by the Government of Oceania itself, ‘just to keep people frightened.’” – 1984 There is much to say about the attacks that took place in London last night. If Teresa May has her way, however, there will be little chance to say anything. The ice…

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