Riyadh (AM) – Saudi Arabia is nearing completion of its first nuclear reactor, satellite images of the facility show, triggering warnings about the risks of the kingdom using the technology without signing up to the international rules governing the industry, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. The report, written based on theContinue Reading

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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 heartContinue Reading

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Riyadh (TNA) – A New report from Democrats in the US House of Representatives concluded that the Trump administration is selling US nuclear secret to Saudis. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser and other White House officials pushed a venture to bring nuclear power plants to Saudi Arabia overContinue Reading

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Riyadh (MEMO) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sought Vice Media’s assistance to build a sympathetic media empire, according to a report published Friday, Anadolu Agency reports. Riyadh had already taken on a smaller enterprise through a state-owned company to contract Vice to produce documentaries on hitherto reforms in the puritanical Wahabi kingdom, the WallContinue Reading

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New York (MEE) – Human rights activists and lawyers highlight the significance the of UN’s Khoshoggi probe and stress the importance of international follow-through. A United Nations probe into the death of Jamal Khashoggi will not immediately land any of the Saudi journalist’s killers behind bars, but it may kickstart a process thatContinue Reading

Riyadh (TNA) – A prominent Saudi cleric died after five months in detention, his family and rights activists said, amid heightened criticism of Riyadh’s human rights record following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Ahmed al-Amari, who previously served as a dean at Islamic University in Medina, was transferred toContinue Reading

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Riyadh (MEE) – King Salman of Saudi Arabia has appointed a new foreign minister as part of a major cabinet reshuffle, a royal decree has said. Ibrahim al-Assaf will replace Adel al-Jubeir, the foreign ministry said on Thursday citing the decree. Jubeir will be demoted to minister of state for foreign affairs, itContinue Reading

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Moscow (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert contributor Damir Nazarov explains the causes and rationale behind the aggression of Saudi Arabia and its allies against Yemen and why they are in fact a great deal more than just traditional foreign policy. Let me show you why. Let us begin with some basic explanations and endContinue Reading

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Riyadh (AM) – Several activists imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since May, including a number of women, face sexual harassment, torture and other forms of ill-treatment during interrogation, Amnesty International said Tuesday. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gas led a crackdown against human rights defenders and intellectuals continue unabated in theContinue Reading