One thing that is beginning in to bug me the most when reading anything analysing the Yemen Crisis is the claptrap narrative being pumped out by practically everyone covering the Yemen conflict since it began over a year ago. The idea that Iran is somehow heavily involved in what is happening in Yemen and pulling […]
On October 8, the Royal Saudi Air Force carried out air strikes on a crowded funeral ceremony in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, killing at least 140 people, according to UN sources.
A U.S. Navy destroyer was targeted on Wednesday in a failed missile attack from territory in Yemen controlled by Iran-backed Houthi rebels, the second such incident in four days, the U.S. military said.
The US and Saudi Arabia have agreed to grant free passage to thousands of Islamic State militants before the Iraqi city of Mosul is stormed.
Mike Harris, editor of Veterans Today, says the United States is using Israel and Saudi Arabia as a “conduit” to get supplies to Daesh Takfiri terrorists who have been occupying the Syrian city of Aleppo.
There is no need for Obama or Hillary to get into a real confrontation with Russia at all.
Jim W. Dean – It was nice to hear Ban ki-Moon’s strong stance on the Yemen slaughter, but he is on his way out as General Secretary, and the new guy coming in is not about take on something like this, accusing Security Council members of War Crimes..
Jim W. Dean – This was a war crime on steroids. It has the classic “target of opportunity” fingerprint of a large number of government people attending the funeral of the father of the Interior Minister Jalal al-Roweishan, estimated at 1500.
Jim W. Dean – My biggest concern is that the Saudis fear that acknowledging a loss in Yemen could stimulate a coup for the dishonor of its not being able to crush the most impoverished Arab country, even while using its huge military might and Western backers.
Jim W. Dean – There is an old saying of “Be careful what you ask for because you just might get it.” The US Senate has put its collective insanity on display at the level of Mount Rushmore style.
This year I assisted my friend and college, documentary producer Murtaza Jaffer, in the creation of a new Ahlulbayt TV documentary titled “Saudi: A Regime Declining?” which asked a number of experts what the future could look like for a country under huge pressure from low oil prices, international condemnation of human rights abuses, and […]
The US Senate is set to vote on a bipartisan resolution aimed at blocking sale of $1.15 billion worth of military equipment to Saudi Arabia over its war on Yemen.
Jim W. Dean – The Saudi Arabia-Iran religious and geopolitical battle has heated up to being red hot. The current fireworks center around not only the negligence in the 2016 Hajji disaster, but the shabby way that Iran was treated over its inquiries.
Jim W. Dean – The Saudis are scrambling to sail their ship of state through stormy waters. They have come a long way since their thinking they had Iran on the mats, by keeping its oil off the market to run prices higher and maybe watch Israel or the US bomb its facilities.
Congress wants 9/11 victims’ families to be able to sue Saudi Arabia for its role in those crimes. Kinzer does not and he’s wrong
During the incident we have attended among medical staff of Red Crescent in Mina’s Red Crescent Hospital. Only some physicians were present because of pilgrim patients and some had to perform Hajj. We have been informed of the incident by our colleagues’ phone call.
What would be the outcome of Saudi’s invasion of Yemen, assuming it to be a football match? If we were to count both hidden and overt Saudi interference with regard to terrorists in Iraq and Syria as well as Saudi rulers’ hostility towards the Islamic state of Iran, the result of the match would be some important issues as follows:
It’s been over a year since the worst Hajj tragedy in recent generations. Saudi authorities issued a bracelet in this year’s Hajj actually an ( ID) for each of the pilgrims and the Electronic Surveillance cameras by monitoring the crowd in order to prevent last year’s disaster in Mena through which hundreds of pilgrims lost their lives in a crush in the crowd.
The leadership in “Saudi” Arabia – like Israel – is out of control. But here in the US, we can only bash the Saudis.
In the past year, Wahhabi rulers of Saudi have faced numerous setbacks and failures in foreign and economic policy. These events put them in weak and passive position.
Back in March, I wrote an article which analysed how the well (or not so well) Saudi Arabia’s newly formed “Coalition against Terrorism” was performing.
Saudi embassies have now turned into spy nests to hit Iran and in coordination with Israel they try to shift terrorist operations of the region into Iran.
Just some days away from Geneva summit, it was made public that bombshells from Saudi jets have taken the lives of 105 innocent civilians in Yemen.
Coordinator of Humanitarian Affairs to the United Nations says at least ten thousand people have been killed in clashes in Yemen.
India’s External Affairs Minister: China should take precautions against Saudi prince’s US-backed mission
Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj who was responding to a question of Hindustan Times reporter about the visit of Saudi Arabia’s deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman al Saud to China and Japan and the important economic agreements planned to be signed between Saudi Arabia and some East Asian countries, said that India is not concerned about the Saudi Prince’s visit to Pakistan, China, and Japan.
Green Party calls for a cutoff of aid to Saudi Arabia, citing carnage inflicted on Yemen with U.S. arms
The Green Party is calling for an immediate cutoff of aid to Saudi Arabia and for intense diplomatic pressure to halt the Saudis’ war in Yemen.
According to an investigation by US news agency, Zahran Alloush, the killed-commander of Jaysh al-Islam, “Bandar bin Sultan’s personal brigade in Syria”, was one of the terrorists who had close relationship with Saudi intelligence services, particularly the intelligence agency during the following events in Syria.
Jim W. Dean – The Yemenis are making history with not only the resistance they are putting up against the Saudi coalition, but also the sophisticated political moves they have been making.
On his Facebook page, Yaser Abu Hilala, Director General of Al Jazeera network, quoted a post from Sultan bin Khalifa about the alliance of Mohammed bin Zayed and Mohammed bin Salman to devise a plot against Sheikh Khalifa.
Organization arms control: the Saudi is assaulting the Yemen and it should be banned of arms trading
“Control of arms sales” organization Monday called for major weapons-exporting countries, including the United States, France, to halt its arms sales to Saudi Arabia because of its aggression on Yemen.