Just days before the raid in which Baghdadi died, Trump announced that the new U.S. mission would be to secure Syria’s oil. He reiterated that on Sunday. In what world does that make sense?
The piece pretty much nails down the case that Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia known as MBS, was behind the brutal murder of Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post.
Plenty of people were excited about the election of two Muslim women to Congress in the 2018 midterms. The rulers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia weren’t among them.
U.S. justification for backing the Saudis in Yemen has never been clearly explained, either by the Obama or Trump administration.
The agent of the change is a young Saudi prince, Mohammed bin Salman (often referred to as MBS.) MBS is currently the designated “crown prince.”
First, it’s intended to remove any doubt that the crown prince will become king. Second, it’s a message that planned economic reforms won’t be another opportunity for wealthy insiders to get even richer.
While much of the world affirms the importance of Charlie’s freedom of expression, Saudi Arabia flogs a blogger
In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, and under much official pressure, Saudi’s promised to edit religious hate speech out of school textbooks. A dozen years later, many of the old books remain in classrooms.
But after one maid’s decapitation, Indonesia has finally won some rights for these slave-like workers.
Saudi Arabia is flexing its muscles in Lebanon, where the army is overshadowed by the powerful militant group Hezbollah, a key ally of Saudi rival Iran.
Iran’s embassy was targeted today by suicide bombers angry at Tehran’s strong backing for the Syrian regime. Saudi Arabia is throwing its weight behind anti-Assad forces.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Kuwait have pledged a total $12 billion to Egypt as it struggles to get back on its feet.
Two global sports titans, Manchester City Football Club and the New York Yankees, will operate New York City FC, an expansion MLS team. It brings to the table an oil sheikh’s fortune.
GlobalPost has learned that hundreds of young Saudis are flocking to Syria in a ‘holy war’ against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The Saudi foreign minister and director general of the UN’s IAEA both voice suspicions that Iran is using nuclear talks as a delaying tactic to allow its nuclear program time to advance.
For the first time, Saudi Arabia will allow women to compete in the Olympics.
With much of the Arab world in a do-or-die stampede toward greater democracy, Saudi Arabia is looking to consolidate the old way of doing things.