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

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

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.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Saudi-led coalition to lift blockade on UN aid to Yemen

UN aid to Yemen
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has said the airport in the capital Sana'a and a key Red Sea port, Hudaydah, will re-open to United Nations aid shipments today.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Famine survey warns of thousands dying daily in Yemen if ports stay closed

2.5 million people in Yemen's crowded cities had no access to clean water
A U.S.-funded famine survey said Tuesday that thousands of Yemenis could die daily if a Saudi-led military coalition does not lift its blockade on the country's key ports.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Iran, Lebanon dismiss Arab League’s harsh statement

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi
Iran on Monday rejected a harsh statement by Arab League foreign ministers condemning the Islamic Republic and its proxy Hezbollah, saying the tirade was "full of lies" and the product of Saudi "pressure and propaganda."

Arab FMs condemn Iran's intervention in Arab affairs

Arab FMs condemn Iran's intervention in Arab affairs
Arab foreign ministers condemned on Sunday Iran's intervention into Arab countries' affairs, saying they have asked the Arab group at the UN to address the President of the UN Security Council over Iran's violations.

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.