Saudi Arabia

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Crown Prince

Saudi Crown Prince ordered Khashoggi killing, officials say

Saudi Crown Prince ordered Khashoggi killing, officials say

US intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a US official said.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Saud al-Mojeb

Death penalty sought for five suspects in Jamal Khashoggi murder

Death penalty sought for five suspects in Jamal Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor has recommended the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Adel al-Jubeir

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister brands response to Jamal Khashoggi's death has as 'hysterical'

Saudi foreign minister calls response to Jamal Khashoggi's death 'hysterical'

Saudi Arabia's top diplomat says that the global outcry and media focus on the killing of a Saudi journalist earlier this month has become "hysterical".

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

FIFA will remain ‘unmoved’ by Saudi journalist death because it is ‘financially driven’, says sports author

'Financially driven' FIFA will remain ‘unmoved’ by Saudi journalist death, says sports author

FIFA will remain ‘unmoved’ by Saudi journalist death, says sports author

Sports author Ed Warner has said that FIFA’s President will remain “unmoved” by the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi because it is driven “by financial gain”.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Photo of Khashoggi's son shaking hands with Crown Prince is 'disgusting', says colleague of murdered journalist

Photo of Khashoggi's son shaking hands with the Prince on camera is 'disgusting'

A colleague of Jamal Khashoggi has called a photo of the journalist's son shaking hands with the Crown Prince "gross" and "disgusting".

Donald Trump

Donald Trump: Killing of Saudi journalist was the 'worst cover-up ever'

Donald Trump: Killing of Saudi journalist was the 'worst cover-up ever'

The US president described the killing of Jamal Khashoggi as a botched operation and a "bad original concept" as the US took its first steps toward punishing the Saudis by moving to revoke the visas of the suspects.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Saudi’s version of events is ‘an insult to the intelligence of people’, says Turkey expert

Saudi’s version of events is ‘an insult to the intelligence of people’, says Turkey expert

Saudi’s explanation is ‘an insult to the intelligence of people’, says expert

The Economist’s Turkey Correspondent, Piotr Zalewski has said that Saudi Arabia’s explanation of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder was “an insult to the intelligence of people”.

Saudi journalist’s body parts found

Saudi journalist’s 'body parts found'

Saudi journalist’s 'body parts found'

Body parts of the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi have been found, according to Sky News sources.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish president claims Saudi officials planned to murder journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish president claims Saudi officials planned to murder Jamal Khashoggi

Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has said Saudi officials planned to murder the journalist Jamal Khashoggi just days before his death in Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

UK condemns killing of Saudi journalist

UK condemns killing of Saudi journalist

UK condemns killing of Saudi journalist

The UK has condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after saying that the claim he died in a fight was “not credible”.

Boris Johnson: ‘The killing of Khashoggi was a barbaric act to which we in Britain refuse to turn a blind eye’

Boris Johnson: ‘The killing of Khashoggi was a barbaric act to which we in Britain refuse to turn a blind eye’

Boris Johnson: 'UK should refuse to turn a blind eye' on Saudi journalist death

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain should “refuse to turn a blind eye” to the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says killing of journalist was 'rogue operation'

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says killing of journalist was 'rogue operation'

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says killing of journalist was 'rogue operation'

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister denied the King or Crown Prince were involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Jeremy Hunt warns there will be ‘consequences’ if Saudi journalist is dead

Jeremy Hunt warns there will be ‘consequences’ if Saudi journalist is dead

Jeremy Hunt warns there will be ‘consequences’ if Saudi journalist is dead

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said there will be “consequences” for UK relations with Saudi Arabia if the UK is shown that the Saudis murdered missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia must 'play by the rules' to continue trade relationship with UK, says Professor Anthony Glees

Saudi Arabia must 'play by the rules' to continue trade relationship with UK

Saudi Arabia must "play by the rules" if they want to continue a trade relationship with the UK, the director of the University of Buckingham's Centre for Security and Intelligence has said.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi

Jeremy Hunt says he is 'very troubled' by disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Jeremy Hunt says he is 'very troubled' by disappearance of Saudi journalist

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and his G7 counterparts have said they are "very troubled" by the disappearance of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Theresa May seen here during a previous meeting with Saudi leaders. The Saudi Crown Prince is currently visiting the UK

Mike Graham: 'Let's stop being friendly with Saudi Arabia and make them behave better'

'Let's stop being friendly with Saudi Arabia and make them behave better'

Mike Graham says Saudi Arabia is 'in the stone age'

Mohammed bin Salman visit: 'Yemen will be discussed more than anything as it's a hot issue'

Mohammed bin Salman visit: 'Yemen will be discussed more than anything as it's a hot issue'

Mohammed bin Salman visit: 'Yemen will be discussed more than anything'

The Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman is currently on a three-day visit to the UK

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Theresa May, seen here meeting a senior Saudi delegation at the G20 summit in 2016, is due to host the Saudi Crown Prince this week

Sorry Theresa May, you can't kid us about the real nature of the Saudi Crown Prince's visit

'Sorry Theresa May, you can't kid us about the Saudi visit'

Andrew Smith, of the Campaign Against Arms Trade, tells us why he'll be protesting the visit of the Saudi Crown Prince

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab receives five year prison sentence over tweets

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab receives five-year prison sentence over tweets

Human rights activist Nabeel Rajab jailed... again

Human rights groups have slammed the decision to imprison the man again

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Theresa May is greeted by the Governor of Riyadh Province, Faisal bin Bandar Al Saud, on a visit to Saudi Arabia last November. Andrew Smith believes the new Saudi Crown Prince should not be welcomed by the Prime Minister in London

Why Theresa May must cancel the Saudi Prince's visit

'Why Theresa May must cancel the Saudi Prince's visit'

If Theresa May allows Mohammad bin Salman to visit, it will tell the people being tortured and abused by the Saudi regime that their human rights don't matter

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

Women-only motor show begins in Saudi Arabia

Women-only motorshow begins in Saudi Arabia

Women-only motorshow begins in Saudi Arabia

A ban on female drivers was lifted just a few months ago

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

American 'Isis fighter' captured by Syrian forces poses legal issue due to dual citizenship

American 'Isis fighter' captured by Syrian forces poses legal issue due to dual citizenship

Captured American 'Isis fighter' poses legal issue due to dual citizenship

The man, known only as 'John Doe', was captured by Syrian forces while he reportedly fought for Islamic State

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Theresa May doesn't set target for increasing female Cabinet ministers

Theresa May refuses to set gender diversity timetable for Cabinet

Theresa May refuses to set gender diversity timetable for Cabinet

The Prime Minister didn't commit to a timetable on her visit to the Middle East

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised over sexual harassment and arms sales in PMQs

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised over sexual harassment and arms sales in PMQs

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised for PMQs performance

Damian Green was standing in for Theresa May in PMQs, but many on Twitter aren't actually sure how to spell his name

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Saudi Arabia says it's been targeted by an advanced cyberattack

Saudi Arabia says it's been targeted by an advanced cyberattack

Saudi Arabia says it's been targeted by an advanced cyberattack

The country's National Cyber Security Centre said it had detected an 'Advanced Persistent Threat'

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

'Jaw-droppingly shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

'Jaw-droppingly shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

'Shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

The letter was written in 1986 following his trip to Saudi Arabia with Princess Diana

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Campaign Against Arms Trade member blasts Sir Micheal Fallon for lamenting MP criticism of Saudi Arabia arms sales

Campaign Against Arms Trade member blasts Sir Michael Fallon for lamenting MP criticism of Saudi Arabia arms sales

Arms trade campaigner condemns Sir Michael Fallon over Saudi Arabia

Andrew Smith spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the comments made by the Defence Secretary

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Saudi Arabia bans casual outfits from sport stadiums

Saudi Arabia bans casual outfits from sport stadiums

Saudi Arabia bans casual outfits from sport stadiums

Short-sleeved loose robes usually worn at home or in bed are now banned

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Indian woman claims she's being tortured in Saudi Arabia in video plea for help

Indian woman claims she's being tortured in Saudi Arabia in video plea for help

Indian woman claims she's being tortured in Saudi Arabia in video plea for help

The woman claims she went to the country to work as a domestic servant but is often locked up in a room for several days

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Suzanne el-Hajj had a key role within Lebanon's security forces (Instagram: suzannehajjhobeiche)

Lebanon's 'most powerful woman' sacked for liking rude tweet about Saudi female drivers

Lebanon's 'most powerful woman' sacked over Saudi female drivers tweet

Lieutenant Colonel Suzan el-Hajj was previously called 'the most powerful woman in Lebanon'

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex relationships

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex relationships

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex couples

Despite the US voting against the resolution it still passed by 27 vote to 13, seven countries abstained

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Five police officers injured after terror attack in Bahrain

Five police officers injured after terror attack in Bahrain

Five police officers injured after terror attack in Bahrain

An explosion hit during the Ashoora procession near the capital Manama

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia: Women may be able to drive but they're a long way from equality

Saudi driving ban: Five basic restrictions which still blight the lives of Saudi women

Five basic restrictions which still blight the lives of Saudi women

There are still many rules against women in Saudi Arabia which are completely different to those set out for men

'Saudi monarchy will face protest from religious authorities over reforms', says research fellow Tom Wilson

'Saudi monarchy will face clash with Islamic leaders over driving ban u-turn'

'Saudi monarchy will face clash with Islamic authorities over driving ban u-tu

Tom Wilson, a research fellow at The Henry Jackson Society, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the news that women will now be allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia granted the right to drive

Women in Saudi Arabia granted the right to drive

Women in Saudi Arabia granted the right to drive

King Salman announced that women who want to obtain a driving licence will be able to without the permission of a guardian

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

'Scale of Labour Party anti-semitism issue is being distorted', says Ken Livingstone

'Scale of Labour Party anti-semitism issue is being distorted', says Ken Livingstone

'Scale of Labour Party anti-semitism issue distorted', says Ken Livingstone

The former Mayor of London spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the latest anti-Semitism row to engulf the Labour Party after comments

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Saudi cleric is suspended from preaching after insulting women

Saudi cleric suspended from preaching for saying women can't drive because they only have 'a quarter of a mind'

Saudi preacher suspended for saying women only have 'a quarter of a mind'

Saad al-Hijri said women should not be allowed to drive because they lacked both reason and religious commitment

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Jihadist content remains 'widely and easily accessible' in the UK, claims think tank representative

Jihadist content remains 'widely and easily accessible' in the UK, claims author of new report

Jihadi content is 'widely and easily accessible' in UK online, says think tank

Martyn Frampton, the co-head of security and extremism at Policy Exchange, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the think tank's report

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Saudi Arabia arrests members of cell plotting against national security

Saudi Arabia arrests 'foreign cell' for plotting against national security

Saudi Arabia arrests 'foreign cell' for plotting against national security

A source claims the cell was trying to 'disturb the interests, methodology, capabilities and social safety of the Kingdom'

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Eid: Muslims take part in final rite of the hajj - the stoning of the devil

Eid: Muslims take part in final rite of the hajj - the stoning of the devil

As Eid begins, Muslims take part in the stoning of the devil ritual

The ritual has proved deadly in the past with thousands dying due to stampedes

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Saudi Arabia has been the UK's best customer in recent years

London is about to host a roll call of the world's most vile regimes. We must protest

'London is hosting a roll call of the world's worst regimes and we must protest'

Huge arms fair will attract dictators and human rights abusers from around the world. But don't worry, we'll be there too

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

Qatar announces restoration of relationship with Iran amid ongoing crisis

The government in Doha is currently embroiled in a diplomatic crisis with five other gulf countries

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Saudi police release boy held for dancing to the Macarena on road

Saudi police release boy held for dancing to the Macarena on road

Saudi police release boy held for dancing to the Macarena on road

The interior ministry says the boy was given a road safety warning over the incident

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia re-opens border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

Qatar Crisis: Saudi Arabia re-opens border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

Saudi Arabia re-opens Qatar border to allow Mecca pilgrimage

The country has been in a diplomatic dispute after it claims Qatar has been working to destabilise the Persian Gulf

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Donald Trump has condemned all sides for Charlottesville. But here are some occasions when he wasn't so impartial

The times Donald Trump forgot to take an 'all sides' view

The US president has been vocal on many different issues and blasted numerous people over the course of his presidency

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Ken Livingstone 'disappointed but not surprised' by High Court Tony Blair decision

Ken Livingstone claims 'establishment and oil industry' saved Tony Blair from prosecution

Ken Livingstone claims 'establishment and big oil' saved Blair from prosecution

Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone spoke to George Galloway about the High Court decision to block a charge brought by a former Iraqi army commander

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Al Jazeera to take legal action against Israel as it moves to shut down offices

Al Jazeera to take legal action against Israel as it moves to shut down offices

Al Jazeera to take legal action against Israel as it moves to shut down offices

Israeli Communications Minister Ayoub Kara has announced there is to a ban on the station in the country and occupied territories

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

50 years on since gay sex was legalised in the UK, many countries still continue to punish homosexuals

50 years on since gay sex was legalised in the UK, many countries still continue to punish homosexuals

50 years on since gay sex was legalised, many countries still punish homosexuals

Several countries still punish gay people with fines, prison and even the death penalty

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

George Galloway calls for UK to have nothing to do with 'charnel house that is Saudi Arabia'

George Galloway: UK must sever all ties with the charnel house that is Saudi Arabia

George Galloway: UK must sever all ties with the Saudi Arabian charnel house

George Galloway claims Saudi Arabia funds terrorism and has no democracy

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Saudi 'miniskirt girl' released by police

Saudi 'miniskirt girl' released by police

Woman released without punishment, according to ministry of culture

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Girl provokes outrage in Saudi Arabia by wearing a miniskirt in online video

Saudi girl who wore miniskirt in online video arrested - report

Saudi girl who wore miniskirt in online video arrested - report

The video shows the girl wandering around ruins north of Riyadh, not wearing the mandatory abaya required by country law

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

US report claims United Arab Emirates government placed false story which started Gulf crisis by hacking Qatari government news websites

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

The Washington Post has claimed a false news story created by the UAE on a government website created the current diplomatic crisis

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Anwar Gargash, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations, Al-Jazeera, Anti-semitism, Discrimination, Qatar

Al-Jazeera accused of anti-Semitism and inciting religious hatred by UAE minister

Al-Jazeera accused of anti-Semitism and inciting religious hatred

United Arab Emirates' foreign affairs minister Anwar Gargash claims Al-Jazeera incites hostility, violence and discrimination

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Physical education for girls to be introduced in Saudi Arabia

Physical education for girls to be introduced in Saudi Arabia

Physical education for girls to be introduced in Saudi Arabia

Girls were previously not allowed to take part was it was deemed by some as immodest

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Report claims Saudi Arabia is biggest promoter of Islamist extremism in UK

Saudi Arabia is biggest promoter of Islamist extremism in UK, report finds

Saudi Arabia is biggest promoter of Islamist extremism in UK, report finds

A report by The Henry Jackson Society has said that during 30 years Saudi Arabia spent more than $70 billion on exporting Wahhabi Islam

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