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Saudi Scholar Arrested after Publishing a Book Critical of the Regime’s Ties with Israel

Riyadh (GPA) – The Saudi Arabian regime continued with its liberal “reforms” by arresting another prominent scholar. Sheikh Safar Al-Hawali, 68 had just published a 3,000-page book in which he highlighted some of the kingdom’s policies and attacked the royal family. The arrest (one of the latest in a long chain) demonstrates the ruling family’s fear of […]

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1,200 Days of War Has Destroyed Enough Yemeni Homes to Fill a Large City: 400,000+

Sana’a (GPA) – In March of 2015, a coalition of over two dozen countries launched a war against this tiny and impoverished country at the bottom of the Arabian Peninsula. Women and children constitute roughly 30% of all casualties. In fact, airstrikes frequently target women and children. Here’s exactly what 1,200 days of US-Saudi war […]

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Trump to Saudi Arabia: Lower Oil Prices or We Will Not ‘Defend’ You

Washington (MEMO) – If Gulf countries do not increase oil outputs to cover the shortfall left by Iran, America may not defend them, US President Donald Trump has warned in a tweet. America wants to cut Iran’s oil exports to zero by November. Should it succeed and Tehran’s two million barrels a day be taken off the market, […]

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Defying UN, US-Saudi-led Coalition Aggravates the West Coast Disaster

Hodeidah (YE) – The US-Saudi-led coalition, recently, launched a huge campaign on the West Coast in order to control Hodeidah port, which should be supporting more than 20 million Yemenis, to allow the entry of humanitarian aid despite that Aden port is under it control and aggravated the disaster that it created since 26 March 2015. whereas violations […]

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US-Saudis Launch Terror Attack on Wedding Killing and Wounding 22 in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – The US-backed Saudi-led coalition has launched yet another terror attack on yet another Yemeni wedding. The most recent prior similar attack took place in late April of this year. It’s common for the U.S.-Saudi coalition to target civilians gathering en mass at funerals, celebrations, refugee camps, and crowded weekend markets. 22 civilians […]

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Speculation Over Saudi Crown Prince Health Amid Death Rumors

Riyadh (MEMO) – Western media outlets have raised speculations over the wellbeing of Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman who has not made any public appearance in four weeks. French 20 Minutes newspaper linked between the prince’s disappearance and the “attempted coup” which took place at the royal palace in the neighborhood of Khuzama in Riyadh on April, 21. According […]

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U.S.-Saudis Launch 30 Airstrikes in Half-hour, Yemeni Forces Strike Warship

Hodeidah (GPA) – The American, Saudi, and Emirati advance on Hodeidah started yesterday with a bang — and Yemeni forces have already reportedly struck a warship in response. Yemen Faces Intense Bombardment from Air, Land, and Sea After weeks of intense deliberation between U.S. and Gulf allies while experts urged against military attacks, the coalition […]

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Hodeidah in Yemen: A Powder Keg for Imperial Powers Nobody’s Talking About

Hodeidah (GPA) – Mainstream media outlets have spent the last month or so hyping up the importance of Hodeidah in Yemen. Forces backed by the U.S.-Saudi-U.A.E. coalition have an intense offensive planned to take territory from Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees, Ansarullah. But what’s the big deal about Hodeidah? Well, a whole lot actually. So […]

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US Military to Release Suspected American Islamic State Fighter in Syria

Washington (MEE) – A US-Saudi man suspected of fighting for the Islamic State (IS) group and currently in American custody will be released in Syria, court documents show. The man, known only as “John Doe”, has been subject to a legal battle since he was handed to the US military by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-led […]

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Russia Snubs Saudi Threats Over Qatar Military Deal

Moscow (MEMO) – Russia will supply Qatar with an anti-aircraft missile system despite reported Saudi threats to take military action over the deal, the state-run Sputnik news agency reported. A Russian lawmaker made the remarks on Saturday after French daily Le Monde reported that the Saudi King had warned he might use force to prevent Qatar from acquiring the S-400 system. “Russia seeks its own […]

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