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Immigration Ban Shows Business Continues as Usual With Gulf Kingdoms

(GPA) Washington, D.C. – US President Donald Trump is expected to sign several executive orders on immigration this week, one of which includes a ban on refugees from 7 Muslim majority countries but he seems to have missed the bigger problem. Donald Trump is expected to temporarily halt refugee seekers from coming to the US […]

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Middle East Syria

Syrian Soldiers Allegedly Find Saudi Chemical Weapons in East Aleppo

(GPA) Damascus – As the Syrian army continues to investigate the formerly ‘rebel held’ neighborhoods of East Aleppo, they have found stockpiles of possible chemical weapons agents produced by a Saudi Arabian company. On Wednesday, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that Syrian soldiers found chemical compounds in the recently evacuated areas of East […]

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Middle East Yemen

8 Children Killed After Saudi Airstrike Hits School Near Sana’a

(GPA) Sana’a – According to reports, at least 8 children have died and at least 15 more have been injured after a Saudi airstrike “mistakenly” hit an elementary school in the Sana’a district of Nihm. Sources on the ground say that over the past few days, Saudi attacks have targeted a school, mosque, and another building […]

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Iraqi VP: Saudis Responsible for Terrorism, Iran is True Ally

(GPA) Tehran – In a recent meeting with Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to the Iranian ayatollah, Iraqi Vice President and former Prime Minister Nouri al-Malaki thanked Iran for their assistance in fighting jihadists and criticized the Gulf States for colluding with these groups. Maliki praised the Islamic Republic of Iran during a visit […]

Middle East Yemen

Saudis Pound Yemen With Air Strikes Hitting School, Boats, Factory, Farms

(GPA) Yemen – Over the past few days, Saudi Arabia has been pounding Yemen with airstrikes. Particularly in Houthi-controlled Sana’a and the contested city of Taiz. They have reportedly still been using cluster bombs as recently as last week. According to local reports, the recent Saudi airstrikes have targeted everything from schools, to fishing boats and farms. […]

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Saudi Ministry: Over 2,000 Citizens Fighting Abroad With Terror Groups

(GPA) Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry has released a report of the number of their citizens fighting in jihadist groups in multiple conflict zones although a majority are in Syria. The report detailed a breakdown of 2,093 Saudi nationals believed to be fighting abroad with terrorist organizations. Of that total number there are 297 […]

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Saudi Arabia Admits to Using UK-Supplied Cluster Bombs in Yemen

(GPA) Riyadh – One of the West’s key allies in the Middle East– Saudi Arabia– has admitted to what it calls “limited use” of UK-manufactured cluster bombs in Yemen. These types of munitions are banned under international law. When a cluster bomb explodes, it releases several smaller projectiles which allows the damage to spread to a larger […]

Middle East Saudi Arabia

US Ally Saudi Arabia Executed More Than 150 People in 2016

(teleSUR) Riyadh – Despite its disturbing numbers of public executions and use of torture, Saudi Arabia still holds a spot on the U.N. Human Rights Council. As Saudi Arabia continues to wage war in Yemen and Western governments back the offensives with sales of arms to the Gulf state, a new report by the human […]