Geneva (GPA) – Last week, Geopolitics Alert editor Randi Nord participated in the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Nord spoke as part of an eye-opening and in-depth panel alongside well-known Gulf activists, former politicians, and journalists living in exile. Participants broke down theContinue Reading

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Riyadh (AM) – The Euro-Mediterranean for Human Rights Monitor urged the Saudi authorities to immediately reveal the fate of dozens of Palestinians who have been subjected to forced disappearance and release them unless convicted of any violation. The Geneva-based group said in a statement that it could not give anContinue Reading

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. InContinue Reading

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 DhabiContinue Reading

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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 representsContinue Reading

London (MEE) – Planners behind social media campaigns dubbed a form of ‘mind control’ have established similar programs across the region. British government officials who prepare for terrorist attacks by pre-planning social media campaigns that are designed to appear to be spontaneous public responses have established similar programs for a stringContinue Reading

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 authoritiesContinue Reading