Post Tagged with: "Saudi Arabia"

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

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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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Members of the European Parliament urge Saudi Arabia arms ban, blast European Union members for continued sales amid Yemen war

December 1, 2017 9:40 am
Members of the European Parliament urge Saudi Arabia arms ban, blast European Union members for continued sales amid Yemen war

Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session. (File photo by AFP) European Union lawmakers have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution that calls on the bloc to slap an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia, which is leading a brutal military campaign against Yemen. The non-binding […]

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Tunisian lawmakers urge government to reject Saudi-backed Arab League statement

November 24, 2017 10:00 pm
Tunisian lawmakers urge government to reject Saudi-backed Arab League statement

Picture taken on November 19, 2017 shows a general view of the Arab League headquarters during a meeting in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. (By AFP) A group of Tunisian lawmakers have condemned a recent Arab League statement against Lebanon’s Hezbollah and Iran, calling on the Tunis government to withdraw its […]

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Five Yemeni cities left without water due to Saudi siege: International Committee of the Red Cross

November 20, 2017 11:30 pm
Five Yemeni cities left without water due to Saudi siege: International Committee of the Red Cross

A Yemeni girl drinks water collected from a well in an impoverished village on the outskirts of the port city of Hudaydah, on July 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says Yemeni capital of Sana’a and the south-central city of Bayda have joined […]

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Millions in Yemen face death due to Saudi Arabia’s blockade: World Food Program

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Millions in Yemen face death due to Saudi Arabia’s blockade: World Food Program

Displaced Yemeni children sit outside their makeshift shelter in an empty lot in the Yemeni coastal city of Hudaydah on November 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Food Program says Saudi Arabia’s continued blockade threatens the lives of millions in Yemen as aid deliveries cannot get to the needy. […]

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Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz discloses covert ties with Saudi Arabia for first time

November 19, 2017 2:22 pm
Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz discloses covert ties with Saudi Arabia for first time

Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz has for the first time revealed that Tel Aviv has had covert contacts with Saudi Arabia. “We have ties that are indeed partly covert with many Muslim and Arab countries, and usually [we are] the party that is not ashamed,” […]

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Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of bullying small countries into submission

November 17, 2017 11:36 pm
Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of bullying small countries into submission

Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani speaks during a press conference in the capital Doha on October 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Qatar says Saudi Arabia has been sparking off crises across the Middle East and “bullying small countries into submission,” some six months after Riyadh formed an alliance […]

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Saudi Arabian fighter jets target Yemeni capital’s airport in Sana’a

November 15, 2017 1:45 am
Saudi Arabian fighter jets target Yemeni capital’s airport in Sana’a

A file photo of a Saudi Arabian Tornado warplane Saudi Arabian fighter jets have targeted the airport in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, worsening the already terrible humanitarian situation in the war-torn country. According to Yemeni officials on Tuesday, the airport’s ground navigation tower and parts of its runway are damaged in […]

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Saudi officials arrest first princess amid Crown Prince’s mass purge

November 9, 2017 1:50 am
Saudi officials arrest first princess amid Crown Prince’s mass purge

Princess Reem, the daughter of detained billionaire, Prince al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz (file photo) Saudi authorities have arrested the daughter of detained billionaire, Prince al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz, as part of the oil-rich kingdom’s purported anti-graft campaign, which is considered the biggest purge of the elite in the […]

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