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Posts Tagged ‘Saudi Arabia’

April 11th, 2017 - 1:19 am § in Foreign Affairs

SYRIA II?

Iran’s Houthi rebels in Yemen are threatening free movement into and out of the Red Sea Acting “with the support of Iran,” the rebels have deployed “coastal defense missiles, radar systems, mines and explosives boats that have been migrated fr om the Strait of Hormuz,” US Central Comm[...]

April 3rd, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Misc.

When Arabia was Jewish

The Ancient Jews of Arabia .. before Mohamed.  In 2014, researchers from a French-Saudi expedition studying rock inscriptions in southern Saudi Arabia announced they had discovered what could be the oldest texts written in the Arabic alphabet. But they did so very quietly, perhaps because the conte[...]

March 28th, 2017 - 8:16 am § in America, Foreign Affairs

AFTER TRUMP: Who needs the US?

Don’t be surprised that the Saudis are turning to China The military exercises that took place near the sprawling Chinese metropolis of Chongqing last October were not surprising for their purpose, counterterrorism training. China believes it has as much need of that as anyone. What was interesti[...]

March 17th, 2017 - 1:12 am § in Hypocrisy, Religion

Elderly man kisses Saudi King

Elderly man’s kiss on King Salman’s head warms the hearts of Saudis King Salman’s visit to Malaysia resulted in a viral selfie  of an elderly man kissing King Salman’s forehead. 65-year-old Sheikh Hussain Yee, a Malaysian-Chinese Islamic scholar, born in 1950, comes from a Buddhist family, [...]

September 16th, 2016 - 9:25 am § in Misc.

Saudis Get Drones

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August 30th, 2016 - 7:56 am § in Jews, Misc.

ARE the Saudi Royal Family Secretly Jews?

Avi Ibrahim Balser    Subang Jaya, Malaysia · I wonder, can the Saudi Royal Family move to Isreal via the Law of Return? They have Jewish Grandparents. Can they make aliya? It is not a joke. They really were Jews who found it more “profitable” claiming to be Muslims Also, what most [...]

July 20th, 2016 - 8:02 am § in Misc.

Saudi Arabia – Top Clerical Body Renews Fatwa Against Pokemon WASTATE: Pokeman Causing Accidents

Saudi Arabia – The top clerical body has renewed a 15-year-old edict that the Pokemon game franchise is un-Islamic’ Meanwhile: Washington State Patrol reports first Pokémon Go-related car crash in state[...]

April 16th, 2016 - 1:09 pm § in Misc.

Saudis Threaten Blackmail

Saudi Arabia Warns of Economic Retailiation if Congress Passes 9/11 Bill By MARK MAZZETTIA NY Times (excerpted) Saudi Arabia has told the Obama administration and members of Congress that it will sell off hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of American assets held by the kingdom if Congress pa[...]