Saudi Arabia’s strategy in the Middle East has for years focused on throwing money at majority Sunni states and groups in the region to counter Iranian influence. But its fiscal constraints started to limit its ability to project power even in the Arabian Peninsula.
It doesn’t take a mathematician to add a simple sum. You cannot destroy a nation with help from allies and terrorists, attack its neighbors, and then offer aid to rebuild it. Saudi Arabia has done just that.
Recent news about attempted assassination of the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Muhammad bin Salman, may indicate growing instability in the largest Arab oil monarchy, which already faces a number of very complicated problems. The kingdom may experience the most dramatic period of its modern history in the coming months.
The Shiite minority of Saudi Arabia has always been subjected to tough political, economic, cultural, and religious discriminations. Their main offense is their faith which the extremist Sunnis deem as heresy.
Saudi Arabia that supports terrorist and extremist groups played a role in the recent terrorist attack in Herat, Afghanistan, a former Afghan diplomat and political analyst said.
Saudi Arabia has been funding mosques throughout Europe that have become hotbeds of extremism, Sir William Patey, the former British ambassador to Saudi Arabia, has said.
Qatar said it has too much money to worry about Saudi Arabia cutting diplomatic ties with the country.
Jim W. Dean – We salute the Saudi counter-Intel people and police for nipping this attack in the bud with minimal damage versus what would have happened if it had proceeded against pilgrims or the Grand Mosque.
Muhammad bin Salman inherits his ancestors’ failure to do as Pharaoh did when he used the good years to prepare for the bad ones
The Saudis are attempting to use their money to spread their evil Wahhabist form of Islam to the wider Islamic world. This move represents a grave threat not just to the Islamic world but by extension, the entire globe.
Ms. Marwa Osman. PhD Candidate located in Beirut, Lebanon. University Lecturer at the Lebanese International University and Maaref University. Russia Today: The Saudi Arabia that publicly beheads women and dangles bodies from cranes was just elected to the UN Women’s Rights Commission. This is not the punchline of a twisted joke, but the intergovernmental […]
During the ‘80s, when Saudi Arabia lacked an efficient intelligence set-up, Pakistan’s Inter-services Intelligence (ISI) virtually played the role of Saudi Arabia’s foreign intelligence service.
In the wake of a recent lawsuit filed by families of victims against the Saudi government for the September 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed 3,000 people between New York, Washington and Pennsylvania, Energy Minister Khalid al Falih predicted that counter measures would be deployed by the new White House administration. Saudi royalty believes that, […]
Jim W. Dean – It’s always a pleasure to catch a Debate Show with a nice meaty topic, and Saudi Arabia and its support for Wahhabi terrorism was a gem. Michael Lane is always up to speed.
Syrian minister: a possible confrontation with Turkey … and Saudi Arabia is seeking land to intervene
Syrian National Reconciliation Minister Ali Heidar strongly criticized Turkish army’s invasion of his country’s territory and underlined that the top political and military brass in Damascus are to make a decision about confronting the Turkish aggression.
The uncomfortable truth about British arms sales to nations like Saudi Arabia is that the British government cannot stop this deadly trade because the British economy would collapse.
Representatives from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations made statement urging he UN General Assembly to hold an emergency session on the situation in Syria, especially in Aleppo.
The Government has rejected calls by two parliamentary committees for it to stop the sale of British bombs to Saudi Arabia’s armed forces in Yemen.
This article appeared in the Saudi propaganda mouthpiece Asharq Al-Awsat today and is a completely fraudulent piece of black propaganda designed to further the Saudi’s agenda in Yemen. In it, the author tries hard to paint the Houthis as another evil terrorist group, just like Al-Qaeda. Not hardly, they are not terrorists, they are simply defending themselves from Saudi aggression.
Jim W. Dean – Nasrallah overplayed Israel’s game here, as much more powerful interests are at play in the desire to carve up Syria. Little media attention has been focused on the list of countries targeted for this treatment, and by the same gang of hoodlums.
“The Committee is particularly concerned that out of the 47 persons executed on 2 January 2016, at least four, namely Ali al Ribh, Mohammad Fathi, Mustafa Akbar and Amin al-Ghamadi were under the age of 18 when sentenced to death.”
German former CDU politician and Vice-President of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Willy Wimmer told Sputnik Deutschland that he fears NATO involvement in the downing of Russia’s Su-24 bomber over Syria last November. © SPUTNIK/ DMITRIY VINOGRADOV Erdogan: Foreign Countries Might Be Linked to Military Coup Attempt NATO was involved in last year’s […]
German former CDU politician and Vice-President of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Willy Wimmer told Sputnik Deutschland that he fears NATO involvement in the downing of Russia’s Su-24 bomber over Syria last November.
Apparently, Washington has decided to crush Russia along with Iran and Syria, without waiting for the arrival of Hillary Clinton as the head of state.
Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the Saudi Arabian embassy in Oslo angered by the Saudi Arabia financial donations to Daesh [IS].
Saudi Minister of Culture and Information, Adel Al Toraifi, accept to have official visit with A delegation of BBC managers and network administrators chaired by Ms. Rozita Lotfi in Riyadh on Saturday.
We have been reporting for a long time now that much of the financial backing for Islamic State is coming from Saudi Arabia, this information is now leaking out into the mainstream, despite Saudi denials and attempts at obfuscation.
The latest poll by the Sputnik media outlet has revealed that the majority of Americans – 68 percent – believe the US should stop supporting Saudi Arabia until its authorities can prove they don’t finance terrorism.