Posts Tagged ‘ Saudi Arabia ’

Saudis Paid for US Veterans to Lobby Against 9/11 Lawsuit Law

May 11th, 2017 | By

After Congress passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which allows September 11 victim’s families to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts, opponents of the bill started an expensive political campaign to warn lawmakers about “unintended consequences.” The Daily Star reports: What few people knew, including some of the recruited veterans themselves, was that

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Saudi Arabia Voted Into UN Women’s Panel

May 2nd, 2017 | By

On April 19, Saudi Arabia was elected to serve on the United Nations Commission on the State of Women, which is “dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women” despite the fact that women in Saudi Arabia strive to achieve equality in their own country. Human Rights Watch reports that a

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Saudi Arabia Sentences Man to Death for Renouncing Islam

May 2nd, 2017 | By

Many non-Muslims in Saudi Arabia are active on social media where they anonymously criticize Islam while “maintaining an outward show of Islamic values in public.” Ahmad Al Shamira, a man in his 20s from the town of Hafar al-Batin, was first picked up by Saudi authorities in 2014 after he uploaded a video showing men

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Following Church Bombings, Egyptian Researcher Ahmad Abdou Maher Slams Al-Azhar Teachings

May 1st, 2017 | By

Following the April 9 attacks on two Coptic churches in Egypt, researcher Ahmad Abdou Maher issued an impassioned plea to hold Al-Azhar accountable for its teachings of “depraved and criminal jurisprudence.” “Al-Azhar has been taken over by Salafism and Wahhabism,” said Maher, who warned about its books’ anti-Christian and anti-Jewish teachings. “Why don’t they teach

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U.S. Supports Saudi’s War In Yemen – Hospitals Bombed, Children Killed

Apr 21st, 2017 | By

The Trump Administration, with Defense Secretary James Mattis, are working with the Saudis in their bombing campaign in Yemen. The Saudi attacks have repeatedly hit civilian targets, killing men, women and children. According to a report in RT: The Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen, backed by the UK, must be put on a UN violations

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America’s Role in Saudi Arabia’s War on Yemen

Apr 6th, 2017 | By

March 26, 2017 marked two long years of the war between Saudi Arabia and Yemen with little to show for it other than causalities. The Houthi rebels in Yemen, who Saudi Arabia believes to be Iranian proxies, still control the northwest region of Yemen. The war has strengthened al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and other

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Saudi Arabia Sued Over 9/11

Mar 21st, 2017 | By

Nearly 800 families of the victims of 9/11 have sued the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia several times in federal court for its alleged support of the al-Qaida terrorist network, NBC News reports. The families allege the Saudi government supported the terrorist network with logistical support, and highlights the role of Saudi charities’ connection to terrorism

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Ron Paul on Trump/Saudi Collusion

Mar 16th, 2017 | By

President Trump’s visit with the Saudi Crown Prince seemed to have gone very well on Tuesday March 14. The leaders agreed on Syria no-fly zones, on the Saudi war on Yemen, the need for a hard line toward Iran, and more. Ron Paul discusses the meeting on the Liberty Report:

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Christian Iraqi Militia Leader: Saudi Arabia the Cause of Iraq’s Destruction

Mar 14th, 2017 | By

Ryan Chaldean, Commander of the Christian Iraqi Babylon Brigades, praised Iran, saying that “if not for the Iranian intervention, ISIS would have been in Baghdad, Najaf, Karbala, and Erbil by now.” Speaking in an interview with the Iraqi Baghdad TV on February 28, Chaldean further said that Saudi Arabia exported terrorism via its “takfiri mosques,”

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More Citizens of Saudi Arabia Joined Islamic State Than Any Other Country

Mar 10th, 2017 | By

The Islamic State has made claims that key U.S. Middle East ally Saudi Arabia is the top provider of terrorists for the terrorist organization in Iraq. Fox News reports that Saudi jihadists crossed into Iraq over the border that the country shares with both Turkey and Syria. Fox News learned from unnamed Iraqi intelligence sources

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