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Saudis Hit By Major Cyber Attack

(GPA) Riyadh – Saudi Arabia has been hit by a wave of cyber attacks in the past few weeks that they say originate in Iran and are carried out by state agencies. The attacks targeted several aspects of Saudi infrastructure, including government agencies and airports. This is the largest attack on Saudi assets since 2012 […]

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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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US Calls on Saudis to End Bombing in Yemen

(GPA) New York – The United States has called for an end to the Saudi bombing of Yemen, despite supplying the majority of the weapons being used against the country. This week in a meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) the ambassador for the US, Samantha Power, called for an end to 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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White House Silently Cancels Sale Of Cluster Bombs To Saudis

(GPA) – The Saudi Arabian government has been heavily criticized over the past few months for war crimes they’ve carried out in Yemen. Many in the US have been critical of the federal government for supplying the Saudis with the weapons used in the conflict but this past week, the White House cancelled a shipment […]

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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 […]

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Iran orders Hezbollah to target Saudi Arabia

David Hearst (MEE) The military wing of the Lebanese movement Hezbollah has been instructed by Iran to suspend operations against Israel and to target Saudi Arabia instead, Middle East Eye can reveal. The instruction comes in the wake of widespread anger at the apparent assassination of Mustafa Badreddine, its military commander in Syria and head […]

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Journalist who exposed My Lai, Abu Ghraib Says Saudis Paid To Hide Bin Laden

Detroit, Michigan (TFC) – This week, award winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh sat down to give an exclusive interview with Alternet to discuss his latest book The Killing Of Osama Bin Laden. The new book goes into further detail of the story Hersh published concerning the raid the killed Bin Laden but he also had several new […]

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