Undoubtedly the media’s account of Saad Hariri’s ‘forced’ resignation is not the whole story, but how true or untrue is it?
By Jeremy Salt
Saudi Arabia send a letter to the UN Security Council accusing Iran of being involved in the recent missile attack on the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh. The Saudi letter claimed that the missile, which targeted the airport on November 4 night, was of the Iranian origin.
Al-Jazeera released additional deatails about a EU-wide arms embargo against Saudi Arabia in response to the Gulf state’s heavy bombing campaign in Yemen.
The diplomatic standoff between Saudi Arabia and Qatar has led to a rift between Wahhabi clerics. Saudi security forces have used this opportunity to remove some government opponents.
The Saudi-led coalition – which receives logistical support, weapons and political backing from the US and UK – has been responsible for killing of hundreds of children in Yemen, according to a leaked UN report.
Saudi Arabia, with the bellicose support of President Trump, has launched a diplomatic and partial economic offensive against the ridiculously small state of Qatar and is dragging its allies, the United Arab Emirates in particular, into a potential major headache. You see the de facto capital of the Emirates is Abu Dhabi which uses Qatari […]
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has replaced Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud with his own son, Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the deputy crown prince and defense minister. According to a royal decree, Mohammed bin Salman, 31, was also named deputy prime minister, and shall maintain his post as defense […]