Arguments reported in National Security Council about reaction to Khashoggi murder
For the past month the younger brother of Saudi Arabia's King Salman, 76-year old Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, has reportedly been positioned as the prime candidate to replace the increasingly embattled crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) after Pri
As the diplomatic fallout triggered by the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi intensified last month, Germany became the first country to step up and ban arms sales to the kingdom, effectively cancelling a sale worth some $500 million. Now, E
"At the very least we need to quit selling arms to people who are lying to us"
Saudi Arabia - One fascist leader disdainful of world peace, democratic values, and rule of law principles supports another - how Washington always operates on the world stage, by its own rules, no others.
After previously on Thursday the Senate killed a proposal by Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) to block $300 million in US arms sales to Bahrain -- a key Saudi coalition ally in the Yemen war -- Senators proposed another bill that would suspend all US weapons
Saudi Arabia is a controversial region of the world thanks to its royal family known as the House of Saud.
For the first time since the Vienna OPEC deal in 2016, Saudi Arabia is no longer complying with the quota as Bloomberg calculates that in October, The Kingdom boosted crude production above its starting point for oil cuts.
Saudi Arabia - According to Turkish police, traces of hydrofluoric acid and other chemicals were found in a well at the Saudi's consul general home in Istanbul.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. More than two weeks later, Riyadh admitted that the Washington Post contributor had been killed in an altercation inside the consulate.
-while in custody of the regime' after he was accused of exposing violations committed by the royal family
Nixon's decision in 1971 to withdraw the United States from the gold standard greatly influenced the future direction of humanity. The US dollar rose in importance from the mid-1950s to become the world reserve currency as a result of the need for
Is this an export we can be proud of?
Saudi Arabia - Horrific Saudi human rights abuses need no elaboration. Its longstanding violations are the worst among despotic Arab regimes.
Khashoggi, as I'm sure you've heard, was a Saudi journalist. He lived in the United States, worked for The Washington Post, and was highly critical of the Saudi regime.
(Bloomberg) -- Saudis who are angry at The Washington Post's coverage of the kingdom in the aftermath of Jamal Khashoggi's murder are calling for a boycott of Amazon.com Inc. because of its shared ownership by U.S. billionaire Jeff Bezos.
It wasn't the US-made bomb, but rather the Saudi military's inability to properly use the munition –despite all the American training– that led to the "horror show" bombing of a Yemeni school bus in August, Donald Trump has said.
Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia is the worst of Arab world dictatorships. It's notorious for committing some of the world's most horrendous human rights abuses internally and cross-border.
Royals and others held at the luxury hotel after a Nov. 4, 2017, roundup were subjected to extortion, psychological abuse and torture, U.S. officials say.
Turkey - For a month after Jamal Khashoggi entered the Saudi's Istanbul consulate, never to be seen or heard from again, Turkish President Erdogan refrained from accusing kingdom crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) of ordering his murder to silenc