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Palestinians protest centenary of Balfour Declaration

Palestinians protest centenary of Balfour Declaration

Hundreds of Palestinian demonstrators have poured onto the streets of the West Bank city of Ramallah to hold a protest rally on the 100th anniversary of Britain’s Balfour Declaration, which led to Israel’s creation. Holding banners and some waving black flags, angry protesters marched from Ramallah’s Arafat Square to a nearby British cultural office to denounce the notorious declaration and …

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Charity group censures UK over selling arms to Saudi Arabia

Charity group censures UK over selling arms to Saudi Arabia

A prominent international charity group has censured Britain for selling arms to Saudi Arabia, accusing London of “exporting fear” to Yemeni children. Save the Children said in a report on Tuesday that Britain had earned at least 3.2 billion pounds (4.24 billion US dollars) from selling missiles and military equipment to Saudi Arabia and its allies during the ongoing war …

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Human rights claimants signed a war cooperation deal

Amid Yemen war, Saudi signs military cooperation deal with Britain

Britain and Saudi Arabia have signed a framework deal on military and security cooperation as the Riyadh regime intensifies its ongoing campaign against Yemen. According to the Saudi state news agency SPA, the deal was signed as British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon discussed military cooperation with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who serves as the kingdom’s defense minister and deputy …

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UK has sold £3.6 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia since conflict with Yemen began, report finds as DSEI begins

UK has sold £3.6 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia since conflict with Yemen began, report finds as DSEI begins

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 UK has sold £3.6 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia since the devastating conflict in Yemen began. According …

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UK exploiting Saudi-Qatar crisis with arms sales

Report reveals UK exploiting Qatar crisis for own profit through arms exports

Britain is exploiting a rift between several Arab countries of the Persian Gulf and Qatar through designating both sides as the “priority markets” for its arms sales, a report suggests. The Middle East Eye (MEE) report cited a list of 46 states highlighted by the UK Department for International Trade Defense and Security Organization as potentially lucrative markets for weapons …

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UK home to up to 25,000 Takfiri extremists: EU official

UK home to up to 25,000 Takfiri extremistsEU official

The European Union’s top terror official has warned that Britain is home to up to 25,000 Takfiri extremists who could pose a terrorist threat to the country as well as other EU countries. Gilles de Kerchove, the EU’s counter-terror coordinator, told Spain’s El Mundo newspaper on Thursday that he expected more terrorist attacks following the deadly car incidents in Barcelona …

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UK hate crimes see biggest rise after Brexit vote

UK hate crimes see biggest rise after Brexit vote

Hate crimes in the UK involving racial and religious discrimination have spiked at an unprecedented rate since last year’s British referendum to leave the European Union, raising concerns that minority groups feel “more vulnerable than ever.” Police figures obtained by The Independent through Freedom of Information (FOI) requests show hate crimes, particularly against Muslims, surged by 23 percent in the …

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