Saudi Arabia charges royals arrested for protesting austerity

January 8, 2018 1:31 am
Saudi Arabia charges royals arrested for protesting austerity

Saudi Arabia has charged 11 princes, who were arrested recently for protesting the government’s austerity measures. Saudi Arabia has charged 11 princes, who were arrested recently for protesting the government’s hiking of domestic gas prices and introducing value-added tax (VAT). “A group of 11 princes staged a sit in at the historic Qasr Al-Hokm […]

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Saudi Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on hunger strike over detention of sons: Report

January 2, 2018 4:03 am
Saudi Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on hunger strike over detention of sons: Report

Saudi Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Saudi Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has reportedly gone on hunger strike in protest at the detention of three of his sons as part of the kingdom’s purported anti-graft campaign, which is considered the biggest purge of the elite in the country’s […]

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Yemeni forces’ ballistic missile hit Saudi mercenaries base in Ma’rib province

December 28, 2017 2:30 am
Yemeni forces’ ballistic missile hit Saudi mercenaries base in Ma’rib province

The photo, provided by the media bureau of Yemen’s operations command, shows a Yemeni missile shortly after launch. Yemeni forces have fired a ballistic missile at a military base used by the Saudi-backed mercenaries in Yemen’s central Ma’rib Province, inflicting heavy damage on their military equipment and systems.  Yemini sources […]

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French President Emanuel Macron asks King Salman of Saudi Arabia to lift Yemen blockade: Report

December 27, 2017 11:30 pm
French President Emanuel Macron asks King Salman of Saudi Arabia to lift Yemen blockade: Report

French President Emmanuel Macron (Photo by AFP) French President Emanuel Macron has reportedly asked King Salman of Saudi Arabia to remove a long-running blockade on Yemen and let humanitarian aid through, as millions of Yemeni civilians struggle with the humanitarian crisis caused by an ongoing Saudi military invasion. The Saudi-led […]

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37 Saudi-led coalition aircraft, 1,200 tanks destroyed in Yemen war: Yemeni army

December 24, 2017 6:30 am
37 Saudi-led coalition aircraft, 1,200 tanks destroyed in Yemen war: Yemeni army

This file picture shows an F-15S fighter jet of the Royal Saudi Air Force. Dozens of Saudi-led coalition military aircraft in addition to hundreds of battle tanks and armored vehicles have been destroyed in the military campaign against Yemen as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its atrocious airstrikes against its […]

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Saudi Arabian crown prince asked Mahmoud Abbas to accept US ‘copy of Benjamin Netanyahu vision’

2:20 am
Saudi Arabian crown prince asked Mahmoud Abbas to accept US ‘copy of Benjamin Netanyahu vision’

The photo shows Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (L) shaking hands with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting in Riyadh, Dec. 21, 2017. (Via Reuters) Informed Palestinian officials say Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman tried to persuade Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to agree to a so-called Middle […]

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Saudi Arabian authorities pressing billionaire prince to fork out $6 billion: Report

December 23, 2017 6:30 pm
Saudi Arabian authorities pressing billionaire prince to fork out $6 billion: Report

Saudi Prince al-Waleed bin Talal (file photo) Saudi Arabian authorities are reportedly pressuring a billionaire prince whom they have detained as part of a purge to pay up a whopping USD six billion to secure his release. Dozens of princes, ministers, and former ministers were detained last month on the […]

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Human Rights Watch urges UN sanctions against Saudi crown prince over Yemen war

December 21, 2017 1:33 am
Human Rights Watch urges UN sanctions against Saudi crown prince over Yemen war

This photo taken from Saudi media shows Saudi Defense Minister and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz visiting military forces in the kingdom’s south. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for UN sanctions against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for leading a bloody bombing campaign and a crippling […]

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Global figures urge US, UK, France to stop fanning flames of Saudi war on Yemen

December 19, 2017 2:00 pm
Global figures urge US, UK, France to stop fanning flames of Saudi war on Yemen

Yemeni children protest against the Saudi-led bombing campaign on their country in front of UN offices in the capital, Sana’a, on November 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Over 350 high-profile global figures have urged the US, Britain and France, the three Western backers of Saudi Arabia’s bloody offensive on Yemen, […]

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Saudi-funded TV channel bans Jordanian presenter over Jerusalem al-Quds tweets

December 8, 2017 11:58 pm
Saudi-funded TV channel bans Jordanian presenter over Jerusalem al-Quds tweets

A general view of the city of Jerusalem al-Quds shows the Dome of the Rock mosque (C) in the early afternoon hours, December 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The broadcaster MBC, which is funded by Saudi Arabia, has suspended a TV program hosted by Jordanian presenter Ola al-Fares after she posted a […]

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman used ‘proxy’ to buy record-breaking da Vinci artwork: report

11:27 pm
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman used ‘proxy’ to buy record-breaking da Vinci artwork: report

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Photo by AFP) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly used a minor member of the royal family as a ‘proxy’ to buy the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction last month, at a time when the kingdom was rounding up billionaire princes […]

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