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Saudi Arabia and 9/11: Give the American people the truth, Mr. Obama

Over the last ten days, controversies have erupted over the Obama administration’s continued classification of evidence of possible Saudi government involvement in the September 11th attacks and its opposition to legislation that would clarify that foreign governments like ...
Saudi Arabia declares war against all

Saudi Arabia threatens the United States to take measures to protect its 750-billion-dollar investment in the American economy, should the US hold Saudi officials responsible for 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. Saudi Arabia’s actions look ...
Why is Britain still selling Saudi Arabia arms to use in Yemen?

Labour MPs need to unite behind the UN, NGOs and Jeremy Corbyn’s demand for a suspension of weapons sales and an investigation of their use in Yemen In the House of Commons debate on intervention in Syria last ...
What’s Saudi Arabia playing at over oil?

After Saudi Arabia’s sudden insistence that Iran be part of a meeting in Doha last weekend to discuss an oil production freeze, global market analysts are scratching their heads over what the oil-rich kingdom’s next move could be. ...
Saudi Arabia fears democratic change in Bahrain: Activist

Press TV has interviewed Saeed Shehabi, Bahraini opposition leader in London, to discuss the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Bahrain. The following is a rough transcription of the interview.   Press TV: Bahrainis have been protesting against the Al Khalifah ...
Finding the Key to Release Zainab Al Khawaja

Four days is a long time to unlock a door. Last Thursday, standing with visiting Secretary of State John Kerry, Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa promised that prominent dissident Zainab Al Khawaja would be released ...
The UK needs to condemn executions in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Iran

The rise in capital punishments worldwide should bring action from the UK’s foreign office, but it has been criticised for deprioritising human rights Driven by unprecedented execution sprees in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Iran, the use of the ...
Kuwait former MP sentenced for insulting UAE

Appeals court quashes Al Duwaila’s acquittal of insulting the UAE during TV interview Kuwaiti Islamist ex-MP Mubarak Al-Duwailah in Kuwait City, on July 3, 2002 Manama: Kuwait’s Court of Appeals has rejected a non-guilty verdict pronounced by a ...
UK has ‘legal duty’ to challenge Saudi Arabia over Yemen airstrikes

Leading lawyer says UK must ensure British weapons are not being used in indiscriminate airstrikes by Saudis The British government must challenge Saudi Arabia over whether it is using UK weapons to breach international humanitarian law by launching ...
Activists will argue they obstructed London arms fair ‘to prevent crimes’

Eight peace campaigners charged with protesting at DSEI exhibition intend to tell court their actions were necessary Peace campaigners who have appeared in court charged with obstructing access to a London arms fair will argue that their actions ...
Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace has not let prison silence him

Blogger and human rights activist Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace has been in prison in Bahrain since 2010. He was arrested at Bahrain International Airport after returning from London, where he had been testifying to the House of Lords about ...
Activists will argue they obstructed London arms fair ‘to prevent crimes’

Eight peace campaigners charged with protesting at DSEI exhibition intend to tell court their actions were necessary Peace campaigners who have appeared in court charged with obstructing access to a London arms fair will argue that their actions ...