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M.B.S. are Now stand for ‘Mr. Bone Saw’

After lying for more than two weeks about the death of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi government has now announced a series of new lies about his murder in ways that insult both Jamal’s memory and our intelligence. According to New York Times, the Saudi government on Friday issued a statement claiming that Jamal was killed when a fistfight went bad in …

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Death of a dissident: Saudi Arabia and the rise of the mobster state

What the media aren’t saying about Jamal Khashoggi TruthNGO- As someone who spent three decades working closely with intelligence services in the Arab world and the West, the Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi knew he was taking a huge risk in entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week to try to obtain a document certifying he …

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How the disappearance of a journalist and a humiliating remark by Trump shows Saudi Arabia’s weakness

TruthNGO- Over the past half century, critics have often predicted the fall of the House of Saud or emphasised the fragility of its rule. They were invariably proved wrong because the Saudi monarchy enjoyed limitless oil revenues, had the support of the US, and avoided becoming a front-line combatant in Middle East crises. Saudi strengths and weaknesses may have been …

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Concerns Continue for Vanished Prominent Saudi Writer Jamal Khashoggi

TruthNGO– Friends and relatives of Jamal Khashoggi, a veteran journalist from Saudi Arabia who has recently become a vocal critic of the kingdom’s leadership, said they were worried about his safety on Tuesday after losing contact with him while he was visiting the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. The Washington Post reported Khashoggi entered the consulate around 1 p.m., according to his …

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The United States Could End the War in Yemen If It Wanted To

Instead, the Trump administration is allowing Saudi Arabia’s rivalry with Iran to dictate its policy in the region. TruthNGO- In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly this week, President Donald Trump signaled to Saudi Arabia that he would avoid criticizing its destabilizing actions in the Middle East. Instead, he blamed only Iran, the kingdom’s regional rival, for funding …

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Iranians Mock New nuclear claims by Netanyahu at UN

TruthNGO– After Netanyahu tells General Assembly that Iran has a second atomic facility, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says ‘world will only laugh loudly’ at ‘false shows’; Zarif presses for greater scrutiny on Israel’s nuclear weapons program, accuses Netanyahu of isolating US. Iran has dismissed as laughable the claims made by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday at the UN General …

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Trump’s ‘Foolish and Dangerous’ Approach to Saudi Arabia

Trump’s ‘Foolish and Dangerous’ Approach to Saudi Arabia

Truth NGO – Bruce Riedel reports on the destabilizing effects of Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi crown prince. He concludes: The Trump administration has given Saudi Arabia a blank check and supports its war in Yemen. The crown prince has been touted by the White House. It’s a foolish and dangerous approach. The Saudis need American and international support to …

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Israel gives Palestinians eight days to leave Khan al-Ahmar Village

TruthNGO- Israel’s planned demolition of the occupied West Bank village has been criticised by the international community. The Israeli government has told Palestinians living in a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank to demolish their homes within the next eight days and leave. The warning on Sunday comes just weeks after Israel’s Supreme Court rejected appeals against demolition. The …

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Canada’s arms deal with Saudi Arabia is shrinking

TruthNGO– A Canadian defense contractor will be selling fewer armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia than originally planned, according to new documents obtained by CBC News. That could be a mixed blessing in light of the ongoing diplomatic dispute between the two countries, say human rights groups and a defense analyst. As reported by CBC News, the scaled-back order — implemented …

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