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100 days since Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem, the facts

100 days since Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem, the facts

Truth NGO – On the 6 December, US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, causing widespread controversy and anger across the world. Whilst the announcement was nearly unanimously rejected by the international community, it has had severe implications for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the US’ relationship with the region as a whole. MEMO: 100 days after …

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Enough of the shameful kowtowing to the Saudis

Enough of the shameful kowtowing to the Saudis

Truth NGO – Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit gives Theresa May a chance to show backbone on human rights. Or she could sell more weapons Simon Tisdall in The Guardian: Remember Raif Badawi? He is the blogger who was sentenced in 2012 to 10 years in jail, and 1,000 lashes, for daring to advocate respect for human rights, secularism and …

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U.N. Security Council mulls Saudi praise for Yemen aid pledge

U.N. Security Council mulls Saudi praise for Yemen aid pledge

Truth NGO – according to the Reuters, the United Nations Security Council is considering a British proposal to praise Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for pledging nearly $1 billion to ease Yemen’s humanitarian crisis, as U.N. experts accuse a Saudi-led military coalition of using “the threat of starvation as an instrument of war” in Yemen. The draft statement, …

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Saudi cluster bombs taking toll on Yemeni children

Saudi cluster bombs taking toll on Yemeni children

Truth NGO – Thousands of innocent children continue to fall victim to Saudi Arabia’s use of cluster bombs in aerial attacks on residential areas across the Yemen, corroborating assertions of violation of international law in the impoverished Arab country. Derhim al-Tuheiti was playing in a farming field in an area in Yemen’s western coastal province of Hudaydah, located 150 kilometers …

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US approves $500mn missile sale to Saudi Arabia

US approves $500mn missile sale to Saudi Arabia

The US State Department has approved a possible $500-million sale of missile system support services to Saudi Arabia in defiance of global calls for Washington to stop providing Riyadh with military support due to the regime’s war crimes in Yemen. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday, saying Congress had been notified of the …

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Trump and Stupid decision

trump supid decision

Mr Trump’s unilateral and irrational action will not only solve Israel’s problem, but also exacerbate the crisis and tension in West Asia. On one hand, Mr Trump unwisely sells weapons of mass destruction to the aggressively violent and war monger countries like Saudi Arabia to kill oppressed and defenseless people, on the other hand, tyrannically by taking an evil decision …

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Saudi waging ‘genocide campaign’ in Yemen: Pundit

Saudi waging 'genocide campaign' in Yemen

http://178.32.255.194/ptv//SiteVideo/20171124/edward_corrigan.mp4   The Saudi war on Yemen and the imposition of a blockade on the Yemeni people have made the living situation in the impoverished country very difficult, where millions of Yemenis face the threat of diphtheria and other preventable diseases, says a commentator. “Saudi Arabia is clearly waging a war but it is almost tantamount to a genocide campaign …

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UK arms sales to Saudis topped £1.1bn in first half of 2017

UK arms sales to Saudis topped £1.1bn in first half of 2017

Britain’s sales of military equipment to Saudi Arabia hit £1.1 billion in the first six months of this year, according to the latest government data. The UK sold £836 million worth of arms and military hardware to the Saudi kingdom between April and June, up from £280 million between January and March, according to statistics by the Department for International …

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