CODEPINK Protests Democrats Supporting Saudi Weapons Deals

It’s the holiday season in Washington, and Christmas carolers with bells and funny red hats are everywhere. But CODEPINK’s carolers weren’t interested in decking the halls with boughs of holly on [...]

Saudis Bomb Yemen’s International Airport, Amid Devastating Blockade

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By Staff of Tele Sur - A Houthi statement said that the attack “is an explicit violation of international covenants and treaties, which stipulate that civilian airports are not targeted.” The [...]

On The Brink Of War

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By Abdel Bari Atwan for Information Clearing House - November 10, 2017 "Information Clearing House" - We should not let minor details such as Hariri’s resignation or the detention of [Saudi] [...]

Saudis, Israel Work Together To Provoke War In Lebanon

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By Joyce Chediac for Liberation News - Only a day after major ISIS defeats in Syria and Iraq indicated that fighting may be winding down, an extraordinary series of events raised the danger of a [...]

From A Concert In Las Vegas To A Funeral In Yemen

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By Medea Benjamin. While Americans are mourning the mass shooting in Las Vegas that so tragically took the lives of over 50 concert-goers, people in Yemen will be marking the one-year anniversary [...]

Left-Right Alliance Against U.S.-Saudi War On Yemen

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By Staff of IPA - Katrina vanden Heuvel just wrote the piece “Congress’s War Powers Must Be Made a Reality” in the Washington Post. She writes: “What does it take to get Congress to act on vital [...]

University of New Haven & Saudi Police Make Strange Bedfellows

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By Samayia Taylor for Popular Resistance. In the US, college students are just arriving on their campuses- some for the first time- ready to start the new academic year. They have a wide range of [...]

Lawmakers Demand U.S. Withdrawal From Saudi-Led War In Yemen

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By Dan De Luce for Foreign Policy - Four lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill that would halt U.S. military assistance to the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen on grounds that Congress has never [...]

Saudi Women Behind The Wheel, But Not In Driver’s Seat

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By Medea Benjamin. It looks like 27 years of protesting, along with international pressure and government recognition that it needs more Saudi women in the workforce, has finally paid off. In [...]

At Every Door

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By Kathy Kelly for Dissident Voice. On July 18, 2017, at a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing focused on “The Four Famines: Root Causes and a Multilateral Action Plan,” Republican [...]

Tillerson Present For Major Exxon Deal With Saudi Arabia

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By Steve Horn for Desmog - During his recent trip to Saudi Arabia, President Donald Trump announced an array of economic agreements between the U.S.and the Middle Eastern kingdom, saying it would [...]

Islamic State: The Genesis Of A Sectarian Frankenstein

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By Nauman Sadiq. Looking at the Islamic State’s astounding gains in Syria and Iraq in 2014, a question arises that where does its recruits get all the training and state-of-the-art weapons that [...]

Why Were the Saudi Streets So Quiet?

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By Medea Benjamin. With the world’s media focused on President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, it’s curious that the streets of Riyadh were so empty. Unlike most of Trump’s public appearances, [...]

There’s Less Than Meets The Eye In Trump’s Saudi Arms Deal

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By William D. Hartung for Defense One - Donald J. Trump may be unpredictable, but there is one common theme that runs throughout his presidency: a penchant for exaggerating his achievements. From [...]

Trump And Cabinet Members ‘Bust A Move’ In Saudi Arabia

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By Press TV. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - US President Donald Trump joins a sword dance held in his honor in Saudi Arabia after signing Washington’s largest-ever single arms deal with Riyadh. He was [...]