Search Results for: "Nimr Al-Nimr"

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By Finian Cunningham On Thursday, March 10th, 2016

France Flogs Soul for $3bn Saudi Arms Deal

Fininan Cunningham (SCF) : Now we know how France secured a $3 billion arms deal from Saudi Arabia – by bestowing a senior Saudi prince with the Legion of Honor. For many French citizens the Legion of Honor symbolizes More...

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By F William Engdahl On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

What’s Really Going on With Oil?

F. William Engdahl (NEO) :  If there is any single price of any commodity that determines the growth or slowdown of our economy, it is the price of crude oil. Too many things don’t calculate today in regard to More...

Xi Jinping  arrives in Riyadh. Courtesu Xinhua.
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

China’s Xi Jinping visits Saudi Arabia

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Chinese President Xi Jinping bagan his three nations Middle East visit in Saudi Arabia. China and Saudi Arabia elevated bilateral relations to that of a comprehensive strategic partnership. More...

President Sisi and President Xi Jinping during Al-Sisi's 2015 visit to China - Courtesy YOUM7
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, January 18th, 2016

China’s Xi Jinping Heads for Middle East – Defusing an Explosive Region

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : China’s President Xi Jinping is heading to the Middle East, aiming at defusing the tensions in the volatile region of greatest importance for geopolitics and energy-security. China More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, January 11th, 2016

Pakistan affirms Alliance with Saudi Arabia and Gulf States

nsnbc : Pakistani Army General Raheel Sharif briefed the press after a meeting with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman after a meeting in Rawalpindi on Sunday. General Sharif affirmed More...

Indiscriminate shelling of residential areas and medical facilities in  Yemen are the order of the day. (archives)
By nsnbc On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Arab Foreign Ministers Convene in Cairo to Discuss Yemen and Iran

nsnbc : Arab Foreign Ministers convene in the Egyptian capital Cairo to discuss the situation in Yemen. The situation in Yemen has gained new attention after the eruption of diplomatic rows between several Arab More...

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By Finian Cunningham On Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Saudi Execution Sword Takes Swipe at Washington

Finian Cunningham (SCF) : The Saudi execution of senior Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr is but the latest in a series of provocations towards regional rival Iran. The furious reaction from Shiite Iran to the beheading More...

Saudi Embassy in Tehran torched by protesters on January 2, 2015.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Saudi Allies Cut Diplomatic Ties To Iran

nsnbc : Bahrain, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Sudan followed suit after Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties to Iran. The diplomatic crisis erupted after Saudi Arabia executed 47, including Shi’ite cleric More...

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By Tony Cartalucci On Monday, January 4th, 2016

Saudi Arabia’s Growing Body Count

Tony Cartalucci (NEO) : Mass executions at home, war abroad – Saudi Arabia tries to kill its way out of adversity. As the new year rolled in around the world, Saudi Arabia was already getting off to a bad start. More...

Saudi Embassy in Tehran torched by protesters on January 2, 2015.
By nsnbc On Monday, January 4th, 2016

Saudi Arabia Cuts Ties With Iran After Embassy In Tehran Was Torched

nsnbc : Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran on Sunday, after protesters stormed and torched the Saudi embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran. The protests came in response to Saudi Arabia’s execution of 47, including More...