Middle East Saudi Arabia

The Coming Fracture of Saudi Arabia

(SCF) Riyadh – The Bible’s book of Galatians, VI teaches, «as you sow, so shall you reap». And for Saudi Arabia, which has overtly and covertly supported rebellions in Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Ethiopia, Philippines, and Lebanon that have led to civil wars and inter-religious strife, the day of reckoning may soon be at hand. The […]

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U.S. Halts Saudi Arms Sale But Boasts Massive Sales to Other Gulf Allies

(GPA) Riyadh – The United States has announced they will be canceling– or at least holding off– on an expected arms sale to Saudi Arabia due to the high number of civilian casualties in Yemen. However, military aid in other areas will continue flowing to Riyadh. Other Gulf allies complicit in the Saudi-led coalition will […]

Middle East Saudi Arabia

Saudis Warn Trump About Cutting Oil Imports

(GPA) Riyadh – The Saudi Energy Minister has warned President-Elect Donald Trump that blocking the imports of Saudi oil and other materials and goods is “not healthy.” Khalid Al-Falih, head of Aramco and Energy Ministry, responded to Trump’s campaign promise of making the US “energy independent” in an interview with Financial Times this week. The […]

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No, the Houthis Didn’t Fire a Missile Towards Mecca

Sana’a (GPA) – On Thursday, forces from a Houthi-controlled area in Yemen launched a Scud-type ballistic missile into Saudi Arabia. Western media was quick to support the Saudi-led narrative which claimed Houthi forces aimed the missile at the Holy City of Mecca. Not only do Yemeni-sources reiterate that Mecca was most definitely not the intended target, […]

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Western Arms Dealers Are Behind the Mounting Death Toll in Yemen

(NEO) Civilian casualties were reported yet again in Yemen on September 10, with more than 20 people falling victims of Saudi airstrikes. It should be recalled that the coalition led by Saudi Arabia has repeatedly attacked civilian targets in Yemen, hitting residential areas with cluster bombs and routinely attacking hospitals. For instance, the hospitals run […]

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Saudis Prepare For 14 Executions, On Track For A Record Breaking Year

Saudi Arabia – In the first six months of 2016 Saudi Arabia has slated 100 executions. If the country continues at this pace they’ll beat their record that was just set last year. The Saudis have already carried out 95 executions as of this past Sunday and now 14 more are set to be killed after […]

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Saudis Have Lost the Oil War

(NEO) Poor Saudi Arabia. They don’t realize it yet but they have lost their oil war. The war in its current phase began in September, 2014, when the dying King Abdullah and his Minister of Petroleum, Ali Al-Naimi, told US Secretary of State John Kerry they would gladly join Washington in plunging world oil prices. It […]