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Jamal Khashoggi: Mystery over missing Saudi journalist deepens - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-06-18 07:17
Abha Airport Missile Attack: Understanding the Houthi-Iranian Logic in EscalationForeign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-18 07:13
On June 12, the Houthi-run Yemeni al-Masirah channel announced that the movement had successfully used a cruise missile to hit the control tower at the airport in Abha, Saudi Arabia, putting it out of operation. Shortly thereafter, Saudi officials confirm ...
The Jerusalem Post: Is Saudi Visit To Eastern Syria Prelude To Greater U.S., Saudi Role?Justice for Kurds - 2019-06-18 02:05
The Saudi Minister for Gulf Affairs Thamer Al-Sabhan visited eastern Syria and met US officials over the weekend. It is his second known visit since 2017 when he traveled to Raqqa after its liberation from Islamic State. The visit has fueled rumors that t ...
Is Saudi visit to eastern Syria prelude to greater U.S., Saudi role? - Middle East - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-06-17 16:47
U.S. has no ambassadors in Turkey or Saudi Arabia amid Khashoggi disappearance | PBS NewsHourPBS - 2019-06-17 15:32
Khashoggi: Trump defends Saudi Arabia as Pompeo heads to Turkey | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-06-17 03:26
Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacksKurdiu - 2019-06-16 16:58
Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacksGulan Media - 2019-06-16 15:51
Saudi Arabia holds top crude oil exporter title in 2018Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Saudi Arabia retained the title of the world’s top crude oil exporter last year, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency on British energy giant BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2019 report. The kingdom’s crude oil exports rose by ...
Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: Saudi Arabia urges 'decisive' responseBBC - 2019-06-16 00:01
The call follows Thursday's attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which the US blames on Iran. ...
Twitter suspends accounts linked to Saudi 'refugees' - Business Insider DeutschlandBusinessinsider - 2019-06-15 10:15
Fate of Saudi Religious Scholars on Death Row – LobeLogLobelog - 2019-06-15 10:15
Turkey's Erdogan says no backtracking on S-400 deal with Russia - Saudi GazetteSaudigazette - 2019-06-14 20:46
KRG Condemns Missile Attack on Saudi AirportBAS News - 2019-06-13 23:59
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has condemned Wednesday's missile attack carried out by the Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia which left at least 26 people injured. "We strongly condemn ...
Kurdistan’s New President Meets Saudi Minister of StateWaar Media - 2019-06-13 18:21
WAAR_DUHOK The New Kurdistan Region’s president Nechirvan Barzani received the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil on Wednesday. In this meeting both sides held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Sau ...
Iraqi Hezbollah Blames Saudi Arabia for Resurgence of TerrorismBAS News - 2019-06-13 12:57
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite militia of Hezbollah accuses Saudi Arabia for the violence and continued terror across Iraq. The group released a statement to lay the blame on Saudi Arabia for recently increasing terrorist attacks in northern and western Iraq, inc ...
US lawmakers introduce bills to stop Saudi arms salesWaar Media - 2019-06-13 11:47
WAAR_DUHOK House Democrats introduced new legislation Wednesday to stop U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration from following through on a number of arms sales to Saudi Arabia. One resolution, introduced by congressman Ted Lieu, would block all 22 ...
Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE | EuronewsEuronews - 2019-06-13 03:00
New President of Kurdistan, Saudi Minister of State Meet in ErbilBAS News - 2019-06-12 23:42
ERBIL - New President of Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil. During the meeting, the pair held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Saudi A ...
Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE - ReutersReuters - 2019-06-12 23:12
Saudi-led coalition confirms Houthi attack on airportWaar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK The Saudi-led coalition confirmed Wednesday an attack by Yemeni Houthi rebels on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia. Col. Turki al-Maliki, spokesman for the coalition, was quoted in a statement released by Saudi Press Agency (SPA) as saying: ...
Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Airport Wounds DozensBAS News - 2019-06-12 14:33
ERBIL — Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis carried out a missile attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, wounding at least 26 people. The Saudi-led Coalition soon blamed Iran for the attack, saying it proved Tehran’s invol ...
Yemen war: Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport 'injures 26'Gulan Media - 2019-06-12 14:32
How Saudi Arabia outmanoeuvred Turkey in Sudan | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-06-12 00:49
Barzani Receives Saudi Minister of State in ErbilBAS News - 2019-06-11 17:18
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani Received on Tuesday a Saudi delegation headed by Thamer al-Sabhan, the Minister of State for Gulf Affairs. Barzani and Sabhan exchanged views on the latest political and security developments in the region, according ...
Saudi Teen Faces Execution for Participating in Anti-Government Protest as a ChildTheepochtimes - 2019-06-11 16:54
Saudi-Led Military Campaign In Yemen Omitted From UK Annual Rights Report - Advocacy Group - UrduPointUrdupoint - 2019-06-10 17:53
Are Saudi Arabia and Iran in an ‘arms race’ or is the contest more complex: Notes and sourcesSeth Frantzman - 2019-06-09 01:46
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN A version of this article appeared in ‘The Jerusalem Post,’ this one has links and charts. In May 2017 US President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia inked […] ...
Saudi energy minister says OPEC close to agreement on extending oil dealGulan Media - 2019-06-07 18:04
Torture in Saudi prisons: 'Most oppressive era we have witnessed' | Middle East | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-06-07 08:54
US granted Saudi nuclear sharing after Khashoggi murderWaar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. authorized American companies to share nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia shortly after the murder of Kingdom’s journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a U.S. lawmaker. Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, the state where Khashoggi resid ...
The OIC and the crisis in Turkish-Saudi relations | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-06-06 07:49
Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales | ABS-CBN NewsAbs Cbn - 2019-06-06 06:11
Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales - ReutersReuters - 2019-06-05 23:26
Politics & War: Is Saudi Arabia Joining Trump’s Ploy? - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2019-06-05 22:49
Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile’ shipRûdaw - 2019-06-05 08:02
The Saudis allege the ship has served as a maritime base for the IRGC ...
U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales - ReutersReuters - 2019-06-05 03:21
Sen. Van Hollen challenges Trump's bypass of Congress on Saudi Arabia, IranAl Monitor - 2019-06-04 18:39
Turkey 'has recording proving Saudi murder' - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-06-01 20:10
Houthis a Grave Concern for SaudisE-Kurd - 2019-05-31 20:47
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net Recent attacks launched by Houthis rebels on critical installations of Saudi Arabia has demonstrated a significant leap in their capabilities. The story of how Ansar Allah (official name of Houthi movement) moved from small-arms am ...
Iraq rejects anti-Iran stance of leaders at summit in Saudi ArabiaRûdaw - 2019-05-31 15:53
Salih: Security and stability of a neighboring Islamic country is in our interests ...
Trump bypassed Congress on Saudi weapons sale. Here's how he did it | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-05-31 15:22
Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey - Saudi GazetteSaudigazette - 2019-05-31 08:32
Turkey Details Alleged Killing of Saudi Journalist - WSJWSJ - 2019-05-31 07:54
Syria regime strikes kill 7 in latest Idlib bloodshed - Saudi GazetteSaudigazette - 2019-05-30 22:18
Turkey Says Recordings Are Evidence of Saudi Journalist’s Killing - WSJWSJ - 2019-05-30 17:14
Syria Kurds say repatriating 148 Uzbek Daesh women, children - Saudi GazetteSaudigazette - 2019-05-30 01:10
Saudi religious moderation: How real is it? - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2019-05-30 00:57
Why Khashoggi’s death is a ‘major crisis’ for U.S.-Saudi relationship | PBS NewsHourPBS - 2019-05-29 19:03
Saudi-led coalition targets Houthis in Yemen's Dalea - Al Arabiya TVYahoo - 2019-05-29 14:41
Saudi Arabia 'curtailed' Jamal Khashoggi murder probe - UN expert - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-05-27 21:46
Turkey arrests suspected UAE spies, probes Khashoggi link | Saudi Arabia News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-05-27 21:11
Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia calls murder claims 'lies' - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-05-27 13:03
Barham Salih visits Turkey and Saudi ArabiaKurdiu - 2019-05-25 23:31
Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAERûdaw - 2019-05-25 14:56
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the administration would circumvent the required review by Congress to approve 22 arms transfers to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. ...
US blames Iran for tanker bombings in UAE, Saudi attackWaar Media - 2019-05-25 13:07
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon on Friday blamed Iran and its proxy forces for recent tanker bombings in the United Arab Emirates and an attack on a pipeline in Saudi Arabia. This determination came the same day U.S. President Donald Trump announced the deployme ...
Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE | News | The Mighty 790 KFGOKFGO - 2019-05-25 12:40
U.S. Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy | EuronewsEuronews - 2019-05-25 00:56
Panicky Erdogan govt blocks broadcast of Kanter matches - Saudi GazetteSaudigazette - 2019-05-24 19:20
Trump prepared to bypass Congress on Saudi arms sale: senators | Saudi Arabia News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-05-24 19:20
Is Iran Testing Trump With Little Attacks in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and the Persian Gulf? - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2019-05-24 14:36
Suudi Arabistan’dan Türkiye'yi boykot çağrısı | Saudi-Arabien ruft zum Boykott der Türkei aufWDR - 2019-05-24 14:17
Türkiye ile Suudi Arabistan arasındaki siyasi gerilim ekonomik alanda da hissediliyor. Riyad Ticaret ve Sanayi Odası, Suudi şirketlerini Türkiye'ye yatırım yapmamaları konusunda uyardı. | Die Spannungen zwischen der Türkei und dem Königreich Saudi-Arabien ...
Saudi Arabia to execute three scholars after Ramadan: ReportKurdiu - 2019-05-23 14:22
Oil prices down as Saudis vow peace in Middle EastWaar Media - 2019-05-22 16:19
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were down to begin Wednesday as Saudi Arabia promised it would promote peace in the Middle East to prevent further escalation of conflicts, and to support and achieve balance in the global oil market. International benchmark B ...
Yemen, Saudi Arabia Call for Stopping Houthi Fraud in Aid Distribution | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2019-05-22 13:23
Khashoggi killing: Turkey vows to reveal 'truth' on Saudi critic's death - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-05-22 09:15
Bomb-carrying drone from Yemen rebels targets Saudi airportGulan Media - 2019-05-22 06:13
Saudi Arabia calls urgent Gulf, Arab League meetings over tensionsYahoo - 2019-05-21 10:32
When Home Is a Prison, More Saudi Women Are Choosing to Flee – Foreign PolicyForeignpolicy - 2019-05-21 06:16
Qatar says not invited to two summits in Saudi ArabiaWaar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Qatar has not received an official invitation to two emergency summits called by Saudi Arabia, a Qatari state minister said on Monday. Saudi King Salman called for holding Gulf and Arab summits in Makkah on May 30 to discuss implications of re ...
CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi's death, sources say - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2019-05-20 02:49
France: Houthi attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure are unacceptableYahoo - 2019-05-19 23:29
Iraq hosts conference with neighboring states Saudi Arabia, IranKurdistan24 - 2019-05-19 07:04
Gulf states okay US troop redeployment: ReportWaar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK Saudi Arabia and Arab countries have reportedly accepted a request to redeploy its forces in the Gulf, according to Saudi media on Saturday. Asharq al-Awsat newspaper, citing Gulf sources, said the troop redeployment will be conducted based on ...
UK sold at least £11m of arms to Saudi Arabia in weeks after Khashoggi murder | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-05-18 13:06
Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy | News | The Mighty 790 KFGOKFGO - 2019-05-18 07:57
Saudi adviser who played key role in Jamal Khashoggi‘s murder ‘not one of 11 suspects being tried‘ – Easton CallerEastoncaller - 2019-05-18 03:34
Saudi Arabia arrests prominent cleric Safar al-HawaliQantara - 2019-05-17 15:28
Saudi Arabia delivers $100 million pledged to U.S. as Pompeo lands in RiyadhQantara - 2019-05-17 15:28
Khashoggi's fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist's killing - StamfordAdvocateStamfordadvocate - 2019-05-17 11:13
'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee - ReutersReuters - 2019-05-17 01:07
Oil prices on rise with ongoing Middle East tensionWaar Media - 2019-05-16 13:30
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices opened with gains on Thursday, as the attack on two Saudi oil-pumping stations and tankers continues to raise concerns of possible supply disruptions in the region. International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $72.43 per ...
Saudi Arabia says its oil pipeline was attacked by dronesGulan Media - 2019-05-14 22:39
VOA60 World- Houthi rebels claim Saudi oil pipeline attackDengî Amerîka - 2019-05-14 21:31
Saudi says oil pipeline attacked by dronesWaar Media - 2019-05-14 18:37
WAAR_DUHOK Armed drones carried out attacks on two oil installations in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said. The attacks targeted two oil pump stations on the East-West pipeline, which carries Saudi oil from the eastern province ...
Four ships, two from Saudi Arabia, sabotaged amid tensions with IranKurdistan24 - 2019-05-13 14:10
Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacksRûdaw - 2019-05-13 12:00
Emirati officials have declined to elaborate on the nature of the sabotage ...
Catastrophic water crisis! - Saudi GazetteSaudigazette - 2019-05-12 17:39
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes Iraqi Kurdish city - Saudi GazetteSaudigazette - 2019-05-11 16:20
Senate Upholds Veto of Yemen Resolution in Victory for Trump Saudi Policy | Hamodia.comHamodia - 2019-05-11 02:59
Riyadh Ready to Send Oil to Former Iran Oil BuyersBAS News - 2019-05-10 22:45
ERBIL - Saudi Arabia has showed readiness to export oil to the former buyers of Iranian oil as the US has decided not to extend the sanction waivers for the eight buyers of Iranian oil. Earlier last month, Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Saudi Arabia Energy ...
Saudi Arabia: Khashoggi Killing Can't Stop Foreign Investment - BloombergBloomberg - 2019-05-10 13:52
Saudi Arabia detaining US activists six months after Khashoggi’s murder - VoxVOX - 2019-05-07 10:27
This Is What Ramadan Looks Like Around The WorldWaar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK Istanbul. Credits: Omar Chatriwala |Doha. Brunei. Saudi Arabia. Hyderabad, India. Madhya Pradesh, India. Cairo, Egypt. Istanbul. Qatar. Bangladesh. Sudan. India. India. Qatar. Ankara. Saudi Arabia. Qatar. Kuwait. The post This Is What Ramadan ...