Showing posts with label Saudi Arabia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Saudi Arabia. Show all posts

Friday, August 6, 2021

Families of 9/11 victims tell Biden not attend memorial events - BBC News

victims of the 11 September 2001

 Family members of the victims of the 11 September 2001 terror attacks have called on President Joe Biden to stay away from memorial events unless he declassifies files about the attacks.

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

French Prosecutors Probe Modern-Day Slavery Claims Against Saudi Prince - FARS

Modern-Day Slavery Claims Against Saudi Prince

(FNA)- French prosecutors said Monday they are investigating claims that a Saudi prince kept seven employees in a state of modern-day slavery at an apartment he owned outside Paris.

Monday, March 15, 2021

Report: Middle East Sees Biggest Import of Arms in Last 5 Years - FARS

Middle East Sees Biggest Import of Arms

 International arms sales and purchases have levelled off after years of sharp growth, with deliveries of major weapons staying at the same level between 2011-2015 and 2016-2020, according to a leading defence think-tank.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Yemen war: US 'to end support' for offensive operations - BBC News

Yemen war: US 'to end support' for offensive operations

The US is set to announce an end to its support for offensive operations in Yemen, which has been devastated by a six-year war in which more than 110,000 people are believed to have died.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Saudi King absolves troops of any future accountability for their conduct in Yemen war

Saudi King absolves troops of any future accountability
A royal decree by Saudi King Salman has ‘pre-exonerated’ all troops fighting in Yemen from any accountability issues they may face over their conduct in the war, in which thousands of civilians have been killed and wounded.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Saudi Arabia announces date for women to take driver’s seat

Saudi Arabia WOMEN DRIVING
Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from June 24, the General Department of Traffic Director General Mohammed al-Bassami said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

US court: Iran must pay $6bn in damages to victims of 9/11 attacks

Iran must pay $6bn in damages to victims of 9/11 attacks
A US judge has ruled that Iran must pay over $6b in compensation to the victims of 9/11 terror attacks in the United States, aljazeera website reported Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Italian officials & German firm face lawsuit over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Italian officials & German firm face lawsuit over arms sales to Saudi Arabia
A complaint has been filed by a coalition of human rights groups against Italian government officials and a major European arms manufacturer over their alleged involvement in the aerial bombing of Yemen.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Egypt says ruling on maritime demarcation deal with Saudi unbinding

maritime demarcation deal with Saudi
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court ruled on Saturday that all previous judicial verdicts on the maritime demarcation deal between Egypt and Saudi Arabia are unbinding, official MENA news agency reported.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince: US President Backs My Round-Up of Corrupt Princes

We've put our man on top
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman boasted that he had the backing of US President Donald Trump for his November "coup", a source in the country said.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

UN Urges Saudi Arabia to Keep Yemen’s Sea Ports Open for Critical Aid

UN Urges Saudi Arabia to Keep Yemen’s Sea Ports Open
The United Nations is calling for the permanent re-opening of all of Yemen’s sea ports to allow vital, life-saving humanitarian and commercial cargo to enter.

Saudi women attend a football match

Saudi women
Saudi women made a new history on Friday by attended the Saudi professional League game in Jeddah, an activity that was limited to men for decades.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Stadiums in Saudi Arabia to open doors to women for first time

Stadiums in Saudi Arabia to open doors to women for first time
Stadiums in Saudi Arabia will open their doors to women to attend football matches for the first time ever on Friday, the government has announced.

Friday, January 5, 2018

46 People killed in Arab coalition bombings in Yemen

46 People killed in Arab coalition bombings in Yemen
At least 46 people, including 11 civilians, were killed in the last 24 hours in bombings allegedly by the Arab coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, in western Yemen, medical sources told EFE on Thursday.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

UN decries ‘deepening catastrophe’ in Yemen after milestone 1,000 days of bloodshed

Yemen after milestone 1,000 days of bloodshed
Three-quarters of Yemenis, including over 11 million children, are in a desperate need of humanitarian aid while over a half are suffering dire food and water shortages, UN agencies are reporting, fearing the worst is yet to come.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Saudis Need Partners, UK Wants Trade Deal: What Will May's Mideast Tour Deliver?

Saudis Need Partners, UK Wants Trade Deal
Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Riyadh Wednesday as part of her three day tour of the Middle East, aiming to boost the UK's presence in the region amid tough negotiations over the country's exit from the EU.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Amnesty urges Greece to scrap Saudi arms sale as war in Yemen continues

weapons could be used against civilians in the ongoing war in Yemen
Amnesty International is urging the Greek government to scrap a controversial arms sale to Saudi Arabia, saying the weapons could be used against civilians in the ongoing war in Yemen, AP reports.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Saudi Arabia Still Blocking Aid to Yemen despite Pledge to Lift Siege

Saudi Arabia Still Blocking Aid to Yemen despite Pledge to Lift Siege
Aid agencies said Saudi Arabia had not fulfilled its promise to reopen humanitarian aid corridors into northern Yemen on Thursday, leaving the main aid lifeline closed for tens of thousands of starving people.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.