Israeli Fighter Jets Deployed in Saudi Arabia to Prevent Coup?

Israeli Fighter Jets Deployed in Saudi Arabia to Prevent Coup – Iranian Media

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Whose neck is really on the line here? Was this a planted story to stir up dissension inside the Royal family?

[ Editor’s Note: This story was a big surprise. I cannot think of an act that would put a party involved in a Saudi coup in a worse position than to have Israelis intervene militarily on one side. It would boomerang by creating more support for the coup.

And if Israeli planes started bombing and strafing, say ministries taken over initially in a coup, what would those not involved do when they saw Saudis being killed by the IDF?

Such a scenario would more likely have the planes dressed up with Saudi markings to create confusion as to who was who, but that in itself would be a tricky piece of business.

Much safer would be, for someone like Israel, to supply detailed info of a planned coup so it could be nipped in the bud. But that itself could be a set  up, as the Israelis are very pragmatic as to whom they support and why.

Needless to say, there are some hurt feelings in the Royal family, but to have an outgoing Prince go up against the succession committee which puts their stamp of approval on such changes, would hardly help said rebel Prince gain support where he would need it.

FARS may have been fed this story, as has VT from time to time, to sandbag up on a story that blows up in our faces. We are quite familiar with the signs and smells of such attempts. But there is always an outside chance that such a story was leaked to tip off the new Crown Prince to watch his backside to ward off such a coup going forward.

We shall see if the story gains any legs tomorrow, but it was newsworthy to report tonight. VT has no independent input at all on the story. We are in the bleachers at this point, like everybody elseJim W. Dean ]

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Is this the season for a coup in Saudi Arabia?

–  First published  …  June 22, 2107  –

On Thursday, 18 Israeli fighter jets and two C130 planes arrived in Saudi Arabia in order to prevent a possible coup attempt in the country, the Iranian Fars News Agency reported on June 22.

“18 Israeli fighter jets along with two Gulfstream aircraft landed in Saudi Arabia on Thursday to prevent any hostile or military moves by former Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz who was replaced with Saudi King Salman’s son.

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz announced on Wednesday his decision to replace Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz with his own son, Mohammed bin Salman.

After the decision was announced, the Israeli air force sent 18 of its fighter jets, including F16I, F15CD and F16CD, along with two Gulfstream aircraft, two tanker airplanes and two C130 planes, special for electronic warfare, to Saudi Arabia at the demand of the new crown prince bin Salman to block his cousin (bin Nayef)’s possible measures.

According to a royal decree, Mohammed bin Salman, 31, was also named deputy prime minister, and shall maintain his post as defense minister, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday.

Saudi media announced that King Salman has called for a public pledge of allegiance to the new crown prince in the holy city of Mecca on Wednesday night. The SPA also confirmed that 31 out of 34 members of Saudi Arabia’s succession committee chose Mohammed bin Salman as the crown prince.

Just days ago, the Saudi king stripped Nayef of his powers overseeing criminal investigations and designated a new public prosecution office to function directly under the king’s authority.

In a similar move back in 2015, the Saudi king had appointed his nephew, then deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef as the heir to the throne after removing his own half-brother Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud from the position.

Under the new decree, King Salman further relieved Mohammed bin Nayef of his duties as the interior minister. He appointed Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef as the new interior minister and Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Salem as deputy interior minister.” Fars News’ article reads.


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8 Responses to "Israeli Fighter Jets Deployed in Saudi Arabia to Prevent Coup?"

  1. CitizenOfTheWorld  June 23, 2017 at 6:59 am

    It’s not to prevent a coup but rather for a big attack on Yemen that nobody sees coming while everyone is distracted by false information about tensions with Qatar.

    • Eduardo  June 23, 2017 at 5:13 pm

      It will serve both. What it also does is for all world to see is Israel stepping out into the open as the mastermind of Chaos and destruction in the ME.

  2. davor  June 23, 2017 at 4:58 am

    Maybe this strong Saudi-Israel alliance and cohabitation can serve as a model for creating a two-state solution in Palestine, and could mesmerize the UN human rights advocates that offer the Saudis high stakes in it. I mean who in the US=Israeli arab-muslim watch is better than the Saudis, right?

  3. ayelyahbenjamin  June 23, 2017 at 3:56 am

    if Netanyahu has sent in 18 israeli fighter jets, two Gulfstream aircraft, two tanker airplanes and two C130’s I don’t buy that it was to “block Nayef’s possible measures”…..not for a second

  4. Dr. Abu-Bakr Susta  June 22, 2017 at 9:18 pm

    Help from Bibi & Co is not surprising, but such help will probably do more harm than good for Salman & Co.

    The Saudi ‘d-Ruler’ (yes, he does ‘drool’ — due to Dementia) is on his last legs. Wahhabi clerics are also engaged in palace intrigues. Thus, perpetuating direct Salman family rule will not necessarily prevail.

  5. wjabbe  June 22, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    How about some regime change in this country of barbarians living in the stone age? Wouldn’t that be a decision of our government we could all support for a change? Let the women of the country do the head chopping when they are all corralled up in a pen like the animals they are. Oil is in plentiful supply world wide. This cesspool of thugs should be boycotted not aided. Their dirty oil is not worth the price. Trump is nothing but a whore without a conscience. This country should be told to shove it.

    • JohnZ  June 23, 2017 at 5:24 am

      You nailed it concerning Trump. he got down on his knees in front of the Saudis and performed oral sex on every one of them. He got his reward . Now Dumpf sells them WMDs which will be later used on Yemen.
      KSA is a backward nation of lazy, arrogant and good for nothing little criminal elites. If elite is the correct word.
      Britain is responsible for installing that crime family and propping them up all those years. Now it’s America’s turn to continue the wretched family line.

    • Eduardo  June 23, 2017 at 5:05 pm

      What is wrong with a regime change in YOUR country or a management change in the American crime family called democracy INC.? There is no legality or honesty in everything American any more. American politics should be banned on all Planet earth. USA should be isolated and sanctioned beyond believe, funds and bank accounts confiscated, all connections to the rest of the world severed.
      The only regime change needed in the world is in USA. Cut it up in 4 parts, built walls and electric fences around all borders, turn the lights off and in ten years time most of the problems of the world have sorted itself out costing only American blood fort a change.
      The evil empire of deceit and slavery, the fake religion of American/Israelian superiority will chop its own head off while for the first time in their lifes Americans will look at truth and humanity itself. You might even remember that you are human after all – wouldn’t that be scary?
      Look at your self Americans. There you will find more evil then in Yemen and N. Korea together or where ever else you need to interfere with blood shed and murder. America is a disgrace to mankind altogether.

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