The photos Saudi Arabia doesn’t want seen

by Jerome taylor  :  

The authorities in Saudi Arabia have begun dismantling some of the oldest sections of Islam’s most important mosque as part of a highly controversial multi-billion pound expansion. These photos Saudi Arabia doesn’t want seen– and proof Islam’s most holy relics are being demolished in Mecca. Archaeologists fear billion-pound development has led to destruction of key historical sites. Photographs obtained by The Independent reveal how workers with drills and mechanical diggers have started demolishing some Ottoman and Abbasid sections on the eastern side of the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca.

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Saudi Activist Deplores Obama’s Silence on ‘Tyrannical’ Regime

saud familyby Patrick Goodenough  :  

In his major policy speech Thursday on the protests sweeping the Middle East, President Obama did not refer once to Saudi Arabia, arguably the Arab world’s least democratic state. He also made no reference to Lebanon, where political maneuvering by the Shi’ite terrorist group Hezbollah saw the U.S.-backed prime minister, Saad Hariri, ousted earlier this year and a Hezbollah-backed candidate named to replace him.

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Panama Papers Data Leak : King of Saudi Arabia sponsored Netanyahu’s campaign

netan bibiby Zen Adra  :  

According to the Middle East Observer, Isaac Herzog, member of the Knesset and Chairman of the Israeli Labor party, revealed that Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz financed the election campaign of Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. “In March 2015, King Salman has deposited eighty million dollars to support Netanyahu’s campaign via a Syrian-Spanish person named Mohamed Eyad Kayali.

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Saudi-Israeli Ties Unmasked: Abandoning of Palestine, Turning to Fight Iran

by Almanar.com.lb  :  

Israeli media reported recently that a high-level Zionist delegation headed by a top official had visited Riyadh several weeks ago, and that the military censorship does neither allow talking about the meeting, nor about its goals. However, it was not the first time that media reports talk about meetings between Gulf or Saudi officials with Zionists, which reflect confidential ties between Gulf regimes, mainly Al-Saud, and the usurping Israeli entity.

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Start Preparing for the Collapse of the Saudi Arabia Kingdom: AMC

saudi kingfrom Al Alam.ir  :  

Saudi Arabia is no state at all. It’s an unstable business so corrupt to resemble a criminal organization and the U.S. should get ready for the day after. For half a century, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been the linchpin of U.S. Mideast policy. A guaranteed supply of oil has bought a guaranteed supply of security. Ignoring autocratic practices and the export of Wahhabi extremism, Washington stubbornly dubs its ally “moderate.”

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Saudi Arabia: The Devil We Know

saudi salman obamaby Fareed Zakaria  :  

Should the United States cut its ties to Saudi Arabia? The question emerges amid fresh controversies and President Obama’s recent visit to the kingdom. I’ve been a critic of Saudi Arabia for decades, but despite all the problems, I think the United States is better off with the alliance than without. Congress might soon pass a bill that would allow individual Americans — relatives of those who died on 9/11 — to sue the Saudi government.

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