Khartoum (OPINION) – Since launching its military campaign against Yemen in March of 2015, the Saudi-led coalition has exploited Sudanese troops as cannon fodder on the front lines. The time is long past for Sudan to withdraw its troops from Yemen and help accelerate an end to the devastating war.
Khartoum (MEE) – Detective tells court the deposed president was handed the money by Mohammed bin Salman’s envoys. Former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir admitted taking $90m in cash from Saudi Arabia’s rulers, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a court heard on Monday as the ousted autocrat’s corruption trial began. Police Brigadier Ahmed
Riyadh (MEMO) – In an interview on Israeli Public Broadcaster (Kan) on Monday Al-Shammari said: “Visiting Israel is probably the dream of many Saudis and those of the Gulf and Arab states alike.” Saudi women’s activist Souad Al-Shammari told Israeli TV that “most Saudis” wish to visit the occupation state. In
Beirut (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert contributor Damir Nazarov spoke with Lebanese journalist Khalil Kawtharani of Al-Akhbar about geopolitical developments in Yemen and Syria, focusing on Saudi Arabia’s regional influence and failure in both theatres. Despite both allied under the so-called “Saudi-led coalition” against Yemeni resistance forces, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi
Riyadh (TSN) – Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, Salvator Mundi, one of the world’s most expensive paintings and missing since 2017, was located on Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s yacht, according to Middle East Eye. The piece, attributed to the Renaissance Italian master, was purchased for US$450 million in 2017 at a Christie’s auction in New York City. The painting, which represents
Riyadh (MEMO) -The CIA has warned a Palestinian activist who is living under asylum in Norway that there are potential threats against him from Saudi Arabia, the Guardian reported today. Iyad El-Baghdadi, a pro-democracy activist and critic of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, was alerted to the threat on 25 April when Norwegian authorities
Riyadh (GPA) – With Julian Assange’s arrest dominating the news cycle, you’d be forgiven for missing the chaos unfolding in Africa. However, major events in Libya and Sudan are taking place and, as no surprise, Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies are fanning the flames. The Saudis Paid Khalifa Haftar
Riyadh (TNA) – Political prisoners in Saudi Arabia are said to be suffering from malnutrition, cuts, bruises, and burns, according to leaked medical reports that are understood to have been prepared for the country’s ruler, King Salman. The reports seem to provide the first documented evidence from within the heart