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New report estimates firms have made £600m profit during ongoing conflict British arms companies have earned more than £6bn from their trade with Saudi Arabia during the ongoing war in Yemen, new research has found. War Child UK claimed the true ...
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The ascension in June of Muhammed bin Salman as crown prince of Saudi Arabia was an instant Rorschach test for observers of the desert kingdom. Is he a reformer prepared to drag his kingdom, a repressive regime that writes very large ...
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Baraah Luhaid is determined to cycle freely, and she is encouraging other women to join Spokes Hub, her gender-inclusive cycling community Saudi Arabia remains one of the world’s most repressive countries for women, where a man’s consent is obligatory for ...
President Donald Trump meets with King Hamed bin Issa of Bahrain during their bilateral meeting, Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
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News broke over the weekend that the State Department has approved a new arms deal with Bahrain worth over $3.8 billion dollars. This despite Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-TN) saying in June that further arms sales to the region ...
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Government accused of hypocrisy and ‘rolling out the red carpet’ to repressive governments as Excel centre prepares to host huge arms fair   As the world’s largest arms fair prepares to open its doors in London, campaign groups are highlighting that the ...
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Two Saudi nationals and government employees tested flight deck security on internal flight The Saudi Arabian embassy in Washington DC may have funded a “dry run” of the 9/11 attacks, according to evidence submitted to an ongoing lawsuit ...
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The Open Discussions and The Gulf Cultural Club Invite you to a seminar on Deafening silence on Rohingya Muslims Speakers Assed Baig* Massoud Shajarah** The plight of the Muslims in Myanmar is bleak. The atrocities that have been ...
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The kingdom’s vast privatisation programme is as significant for its social consequences as it is for the riches on offer to investment bankers ver the past three years, as Saudi Arabia’s new heir to the throne was plotting ...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was right this week to highlight Bahrain’s anti-Shia discrimination. Speaking at the release of the 2016 International Religious Freedom Report, Tillerson correctly noted that “Where religious freedom is not protected, we know that instability, human ...
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Malls and office complexes continue to spring up in Kuwait City, built by migrants often working illegally in soaring temperatures. But as oil and water reserves dwindle, the energy-guzzling citystate heads for an existential crisis It is 9am ...
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The popular Kuwaiti actor, director, playwright and producer left a legacy of laughter, unity and defiance. Abdulhussain Abdulredha, a hugely popular actor, director, playwright and producer passed away in London on August 11, aged 78, after going into ...
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Well, well, well, it looks like Saudi Arabia is finally realizing that its impulsive strategies and ill-conceived policies are not working in its favor. Who ever thought that in an era of arrogant chest pounding the desert kingdom ...