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Saudi Arabia’s feud with Canada shows the true colours of its regime

TruthNGO- When Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) came to power in 2015 he promised to modernise the Saudi kingdom with his “Vision 2030”. He opened cinemas, and allowed women to drive and attend sports events. Seeing this, several western media figures became his cheerleaders, believing him to be the long-awaited liberal reformer who would transform the country for the …

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Bomb that killed Yemeni kids supplied by US

Bomb that killed Yemeni kids supplied by US

Truth NGO – Munitions experts have confirmed that a bomb used by Saudi Arabia in last week’s attack on a school bus in Yemen that killed dozens of children had been supplied by the US. The experts told CNN on Friday that the bomb was a 227-kilogram laser-guided Mark 82 bomb. They also noted that the numbers on the weapon …

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Saudi Arabia Is a Brutal Human Rights Violator and Trump Appreciates That

Saudi Arabia Is a Brutal Human-Rights Violator — and Trump Appreciates That

Truth NGO – This article by Andrew Sullivan in newyork magazine :It wasn’t so long ago that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia was doing the rounds of various American muckety-mucks in business, politics, and pop culture. On his world tour, the fawning was extraordinary. He met Oprah and the Rock, Bloomberg and the Clintons, Bush after Bush, …

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Saudi Arabia Plans to Shift Battle field from Yemen to Lebanon

TruthNGO- Abdul Rahman al-Dhakan the Saudi Crown Prince advisor at a meeting with the officials discussed the future of Yemen crisis, saying: “Regarding the increasing regional pressure on Iran and Hezbollah to leave Syria, its appropriate to transfer our war from Yemen to Lebanon, since the efforts to engage Iran in Yemen have not been so successful. If the war …

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UN rights office urges Saudi Arabia to free activists

UN rights office urges Saudi Arabia to free activists

Truth NGO – The United Nations human rights office has called on Saudi Arabia to release all peaceful activists as Riyadh continues its heavy-handed crackdown on dissent. Ravina Shamdasani, spokeswoman of the UN rights office, during a press briefing in the Swiss city of Geneva on Tuesday demanded the immediate release of all rights advocates, including women held for campaigning …

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The So-called Prince MBS is taking Saudi Arabia Back to the Dark Ages

TruthNGO-However, the current crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman (or MBS, as he is commonly referred to), who is positioned as the kingdom’s leader among the royal family’s newest generation, seems intent upon taking the kingdom back to the norms of pre-modern Saudi Arabia. He has endorsed absolute monarchy more firmly and vociferously than any of his predecessors. As reported by …

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UK Arm Sales to Saudi Arabia Continues, Left Thousands of Yemenis Killed

TruthNGO_The UK nearly doubled the value of arms sales to countries on the government’s list of human rights abusers in the past year, figures reveal. As reported by Independent, licences for arms deals worth some £1.5bn were approved in Whitehall in 2017, up from £820m a year earlier, according to figures compiled by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade(CAAT) pressure group. Sales were …

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How far bin Salman’s Religious Scholars Arrest will go?

TruthNGO-Saudi Arabia has arrested prominent preacher and scholar Safar Al-Hawali just days after he published a book criticising the ruling family. Three of his sons – Abdul Rahman, Abdullah and Ibrahim – were also detained. As reported by Al Jazeera, Rights groups say Abdul Rahman and Abdullah were reportedly taken into custody while attending a family wedding on Wednesday. While …

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Saudi, Turkey behind 2013 gas attack in Syria’s Ghouta

Saudi, Turkey behind 2013 gas attack in Syria's Ghouta

Truth NGO – An American investigative journalist and political writer has blamed Saudi Arabia and Turkey for the deadly 2013 chemical attack in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta. A US intelligence report confirmed that Saudi Arabia and Turkey were providing al-Nusra Front terrorists with the basic chemicals used for sarin gas, Seymour Hersh told Russia’s RT television network on Saturday. …

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