Saudi Arabia

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

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

United States calls for Gulf countries to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

Five countries in the Persian Gulf have cut ties with Doha over allegations it is bolstering instability in the region

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

US completes billion-dollar deal with Qatar, despite previous terror criticism form Donald Trump

US inks billion-dollar arms deal with Qatar despite Trump terror claims

US inks billion-dollar arms deal with Qatar despite Trump terror claims

Qatar has bought a number of F-15 fighter jets from the US in a $12 billion (£9.4 billion) deal

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

Bahrain bans social media sympathy for Qatar in diplomatic row

The United Arab Emirates took the same step on Wednesday

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

United Arab Emirates warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

UAE warns of prison sentences if people support Qatar on social media

The United Arab Emirates has cut ties with Qatar in an escalating diplomatic crisis

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's "zero" proof

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's 'zero' proof

Qatar Crisis: Moscow denies hacker involvement, says there's 'zero' proof

Five Gulf countries have severed all diplomatic ties with Qatar in an escalating dispute

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

"Tickets should be easy to get, right" - Twitter users react to Qatar row after countries cut ties, speculating about the 2022 World Cup

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

Fifa urged to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup after Isis terror claims

The competition was awarded to Qatar amid huge controversy in 2010, and the Twitterati are now urging football's governing body to reverse its decision

Five Middle East countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over allegations of destabilising the region

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

Arab states sever diplomatic ties with Qatar over Isis terror claims

They have accused the nation of backing militant groups like Isis, which it has denied by saying the claim has 'no basis in fact'

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A shooting incident has been reported at Kingdom Schools (stock photo)

US embassy in Saudi Arabia confirms shooting at Kingdom international school

US embassy in Saudi Arabia confirms shooting at Kingdom school

Shooter reportedly still active

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

135 kilograms of 'jihadist drug' seized at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

French authorities announced on Tuesday they had seized a large amount of Captagon in January and February

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'Donald Trump had the chance to address human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia' says Amnesty International rep

'Donald Trump could have addressed human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia but failed to do so', say Amnesty

'Trump could have addressed Saudi human rights abuses but failed', say Amnesty

Allan Hogarth, Head of Advocacy and Programmes at Amnesty International UK, spoke to Paul Ross about the US President's first overseas trip

'The real reason Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia is money', says politics professor

'The real reason Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia is money', says politics professor

'The real reason Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia is money'

Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and gave a speech commenting on combating extremism

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Trump to tell Muslim leaders 'this is not a battle between different faiths'

Trump to tell Muslim leaders 'this is not a battle between different faiths'

Trump to urge Muslim leaders to 'do their fair share'

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump is to discuss the dangers of radical Islam and the need to combat the doctrine

Donald Trump Islam speech being written by 'Muslim ban' author

Donald Trump Islam speech being written by 'Muslim ban' author

Stephen Miller thought to be writing President's speech for Saudi Arabia trip

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

Saudi women to be able to get state services without male consent

Saudi Arabia relaxes laws on women and allows them to apply for state services without male consent

Saudi women to be able to get state services without male consent

Women in Saudi Arabia will be able to apply for government services without the permission of their male guardians under a new decree

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

'The West has outgrown this primitive view of women' - UKIP's Neil Hamilton defends burka ban in interview with James Whale

UKIP's Neil Hamilton backs burqa ban: 'We've outgrown primitive Muslim countries in our view of women'

UKIP's Neil Hamilton on burqa ban: 'We've outgrown that primitive view of women'

The leader of the party in the Welsh Assembly defended the policy in an interview with James Whale, saying the West had outgrown attitudes towards integration and women held by countries such as Saudi Arabia

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Human rights groups outraged after Saudi Arabia is elected to UN women's rights commission

Human rights groups outraged after Saudi Arabia elected to UN women's rights commission

Saudi Arabia causes outrage as it's elected to UN women's rights commission

Saudi Arabia segregates men and women who aren't related and does not allow women to drive

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Theresa May suggests freedom of movement could be temporarily extended for post-Brexit 'implementation period'

Theresa May suggests freedom of movement could be temporarily extended after Brexit

May suggests freedom of movement could continue after Brexit

The Prime Minister said the extension could be made as the UK implements its negotiated deals

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

'Breaking our relationship with Saudi Arabia would damage the UK', says foreign affairs committee

Theresa May's Saudi Arabia visit is vital to UK interests, says foreign affairs committee chair

'Breaking our relationship with Saudi Arabia would damage the UK'

Crispin Blunt plays down human rights criticism in conversation with Sam Delaney

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'Electronics ban is not about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas', says former bomb disposal officer

'Electronics ban isn't about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas'

'Electronics ban is about what’s not being done overseas'

Major Chris Hunter, a former bomb disposal officer who served in Iraq, spoke to Paul Ross about the new electronics ban on inbound UK flights from six Middle East and North African countries

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries

The move comes after America implemented a similar policy via Donald Trump's executive order on Tuesday

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

The former Secretary of State joined in the Women's March after Donald Trump's inauguration in January

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Government face landmark case against arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Government to face landmark legal case on Saudi Arabia arms sales

Government to face landmark legal case on Saudi Arabia arms sales

The Government is facing a landmark case against arms sales to Saudi Arabia, after campaigners accused them of being complicit in Saudi atrocities

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

'Nobody has a right to go to America, but Donald Trump's travel ban is foolish', says George Galloway

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump supporters have killed more people in North America than refugees have'

Galloway: 'Trump fans have killed more North Americans than refugees have'

George Galloway opened his show today with a moving monologue on Donald Trump's travel ban

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

George Galloway to Donald Trump: 'Where's the sense in not banning Saudi Arabia?'

George Galloway asks: 'Why does Donald Trump travel ban not include Saudi Arabia?'

George Galloway asks: 'Why does Trump travel ban not include Saudi Arabia?'

Our presenter has challenged the president on why he hasn't included Saudi Arabia on the list of countries banned from US travel by an executive order

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Mr Trump's 'extreme vetting' policy has attracted huge criticism

Republican supporter asks Julia: 'How on earth can the left oppose Donald Trump's extreme vetting?'

Republican supporter asks: 'How on earth can the left oppose extreme vetting?'

Alex Sundstrom, of Republicans Overseas, says Americans have a right to keep practices such as honour killing out of the country

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Galloway had some words of criticism for Theresa May

George Galloway: A lot of Tories now believe Boris Johnson would be better leader than Theresa May

George Galloway: Many Tories now believe Boris would be better leader than May

Galloway says Johnson at least has charisma unlike 'empty vessel' May

Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

Galloway backs Boris Johnson telling the truth over Saudi

"Something very unusual happened - Boris Johnson told the truth," says George Galloway

Galloway backs Boris Johnson telling the truth over Saudi

"I am second to none in detestation of Boris Johnson, yet if he was good enough when lying he must not be sacked for telling the truth."

Boris Johnson: 'The government must start telling how it is', says diplomatic editor

Boris Johnson: 'The government must start telling how it is', says diplomatic editor

Boris Johnson: 'The government must start telling how it is'

Boris Johnson claims Saudi Arabia are abusing Islam and are puppeteers in Middle East proxy wars. The government have distanced themselves from the comments

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Boris Johnson mocked by Sam Delaney caller: 'Somewhere there’s a village minus it’s idiot, and it’s him'

Boris Johnson mocked by Sam Delaney caller: 'Somewhere there’s a village minus its idiot, and it’s him'

Boris Johnson mocked as 'village idiot' by Sam Delaney caller

Boris Johnson's accused Saudi Arabia of orchestrating proxy wars in the Middle East, but the Government has distanced itself from his comments

'Boris Johnson might have decided it would be more fun being outside the government', says London commentator

'Maybe Boris Johnson is trying to get sacked': Journalist Dave Hill discusses Saudi Arabia debacle

'Boris Johnson may have decided it would be more fun outside of the government'

Boris Johnson has accused Saudi Arabia of abusing Islam and being a puppeteer in the Middle East, however the Government has distanced itself from these comments

Twitter savages Boris Johnson and the Government after Saudi Arabia 'proxy war' comments

'If Boris Johnson doesn't represent the Government on foreign affairs, what's he for?' ask critics

Twitter savages Boris Johnson and the Government over Saudi comments

The Foreign Secretary recently claimed the country was 'playing proxy wars' and 'abusing Islam' at a conference in Italy

Boris Johnson 'slapped down' by Downing Street over Saudi Arabia 'proxy war' claims

Boris Johnson's claims of Saudi Arabia 'puppeteering' rejected by Theresa May

Boris Johnson's claims of Saudi Arabia 'puppeteering' rejected by Theresa May

The Foreign Secretary claimed there wasn't enough leadership to stop proxy wars in the region

Monday, August 8, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

'It's highly likely that at some point, she could be killed' - Practical Solutions Charity director explains the growing threat to Amina Al-Jeffery with increased exposure

British woman Amina Al-Jeffery "highly likely to be killed" in Saudi kidnap case

British woman Amina Al-Jeffery "highly likely to be killed" in Saudi kidnap case

As the High Court rules for her return to the UK, the 21-year-old from Swansea is in increasing danger in the Gulf state, 'honour-based violence' expert Mussurut Zia tells talkRADIO…

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

Amina Al-Jeffery: Dual nationality could mean 'national or traditional laws apply', says community organisation

'I'm surprised she's still alive', says campaigner on British woman held against her will in Saudi Arabia

'I'm surprised she's still alive', says campaigner on British woman in Saudi

Swansea-born Amina Al-Jeffery's father has been accused of imprisoning her in Saudi Arabia "for her own protection". A British charity head says that the lack of reciprocal law with the Gulf state makes a legal solution difficult…

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