Tagged with Saudi Arabia

British weapons are doing much of the killing in Yemen

‘The Saudis couldn’t do it without us’: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly war (Original Title) Guardian UK (Long read of 5,200+words) A man with a fragment of a missile found at the site of a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen in 2016. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters Britain does not merely supply the bombs that … Continue reading

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Rift between Saudi king and crown prince?

King Salman said to have been angered by recent moves by Prince Mohammed against him Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington and Nick Hopkins in London (Guardian, UK) Saudi football fans hold pictures of Prince Mohammed (R) and King Salman, who was advised to change his security team on a trip to Egypt. Photograph: AP There are growing signs of … Continue reading

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The US has Saudi Arabia over a barrel

    Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman remains at large, the unapologetic murderer (according to the CIA) of the respected dissident journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. Although President Donald Trump came close to accusing him of the deed, he has pulled back, citing Saudi  Arabia’s importance as an oil producer and arms buyer. The Prime Minister of the UK, … Continue reading

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Autopsy expert who butchered JK’s body trained in UK

Daily Mail, UK Saudi autopsy expert ‘who butchered the body of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi with a bone saw’ learned his trade at Glasgow University 14 years ago Salah Muhammad al-Tubaigy studied pathology and how to carry out autopsies  He is a ‘forensic expert’ and is head of the Saudi Scientific Council of Forensics A tape … Continue reading

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Gaza: The cry from the wilderness

Daily Mirror Award winning filmmaker Michael Moore of Fahrenheit 911 fame once advised the Palestinians to give up violence and adopt non-violence as a means of protests. He said if the Palestinians resorted to peaceful resistance, he and peace loving people worldwide would join them.  The Palestinians, at least a vast majority of them, have … Continue reading

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