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Posts Tagged ‘Saudi Arabia’

June 28th, 2017 - 10:09 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Politics

Is Freedom of the Press the Real Reason for the Trump-Led Alliance of Arab States Expulsion of Qatar?

UAE crown prince ‘asked US to bomb Al Jazeera,’ leaked cable reveals Reporters Without Borders condemn the crackdown on Al Jazeera. “We are really worried about the implication and consequences of such requirements if it will ever be implemented,” said Alexandra El Khazen, head of M[...]

June 20th, 2017 - 9:42 pm § in Foreign Affairs

BREAKING NEWS:new crown prince will be confirmed by  a public pledging of loyalty to Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday evening in Mecca.

Al Arabiya television reported that the promotion of the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef has been relieved of his post and replaced by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a royal decree said on Wednesday, in a promotion for King Salman’s 31-year-old son that confirms him as next rul[...]

June 5th, 2017 - 8:13 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

Trump Alliance of Sunni Nation Expels Qatar From Its Alliance

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar … home of al Jazeera    (Based on report at CBS News) The countries in Trump’s anti Iran alliance accuse Qatar of being pro Iran, pro Hamas and (quietly) anti Israel.  Qatar has supported Hamas but denies support for movements to [...]

June 1st, 2017 - 3:37 am § in Donald Trump

The Donald’s Big Bad Idea: Sunni:Israeli NATO.

Donald Trump’s Saudi Trip Highlighted a Sunni:Israeli Nato.   This would be a terrible mistake Trump is acting like a frontman for the Saudis, demonizing the Shia and Iran.  This may please Israel extremists too , but it ignores the reality that Saudi’s version of Islam and their own S[...]

May 29th, 2017 - 9:19 am § in Misc.

Alaweed on A380 throne

How the wealthy fly[...]

May 26th, 2017 - 12:02 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

CHINA on Trump’s Proposal for a Sunni NATO

Trump’s intention to divide Middle East not helpful for lasting peace U.S. President Donald Trump presented a reversed Middle East policy during his maiden overseas trip to Saudi Arabia and Israel, by calling for an anti-Iran coalition, which may fuel the tension in the region and jeopardize e[...]

May 23rd, 2017 - 11:43 pm § in Donald Trump

Iran’s View of Trump and The Sunnis

Donald Trump’s Inner Monster Goes on the Rampage in Middle East TEHRAN (FNA)- After finalizing an unconscionable $350 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia, US President Donald Trump on Sunday gave a speech in Riyadh to leaders of a vast congress of Arab dictators and cut-throat autocrats in which h[...]

May 20th, 2017 - 1:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

BREAKING NEWS: THE TRUMP CURTSIES TO THE KING

After his ridicule of Barack Obama for an ohso proper slight bow to the Saudi King, our  imperial President, his Honor the Donald, of the US …. curtsied .[...]

May 20th, 2017 - 8:14 am § in Donald Trump

DRUDGE SPINS TRUMP’S VISIT TO THE SAUDIS

WELCOME FIT FOR KING GREAT AGAIN: Unlike Obama, Trump doesn't bow... Receives highest civilian honor... Greeted With Deal$... $350B Arms Accord... Softbank-Saudi tech fund becomes world’s biggest with $93 billion of capital Jets, Princes, Prancing Horses... BUT: WASH POST: Probe Reaches CURREN[...]

May 16th, 2017 - 12:23 am § in Donald Trump

Why Is Trump Making This First Big Trip to The Holy Cities?

President Trump is seeking is to unite peoples of all faiths around a common vision of peace, progress, and prosperity. Following the chaos of Trump’s leaks to the Russians, it is worth asking WTF .. why is he going on this Big Trip?  HR McMaster, Trump’s national security answer, offer[...]