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Coming Soon to Saudi Arabia: A New ‘Red Sands’ U.S. Military Base

The U.S. military is developing plans to open a new unmanned drone testing facility in Saudi Arabia.

Justin Trudeau Exempts Saudi Arabian Oil From Carbon Taxes

CAP  /  Brad A rhetorical question published by the Toronto Star speaks volumes on the topic of energy and oil production in Canada: “How come you[PM Justin Trudeau] have exempted it[Saudi Arabia] from your carbon tax and are not subjecting Saudi oil to the same environmental regulations you have imposed on Western Canadian oil?” “It…

White House Postpones Joe Biden’s Trip To Israel And Saudi Arabia

Joe Biden’s handlers postponed his trip to Israel and Saudi Arabia on Friday. Biden was expected to visit the two countries to push the insane Iranian nuclear deal that both nations oppose. No reason was given for the delate. President Joe Biden’s planned visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel later this month have been postponed…

Biden Removes US Missiles from Saudi Arabia, Aligning the US Closer to Another Terrorist Nation in Iran

The wheels of insanity in the OBiden Administration are about to fall off again.  Rather than solidifying President Trump’s policy of peace in the Middle East, OBiden’s actions are likely to blow the entire region up into another OBiden mess. President Trump went to the Middle East and visited world religious leaders on his first…

As Inflation Skyrockets in the US, Russia and Saudi Arabia Sign Agreement Ending the ‘Petrol Dollar’, Putting the US Dollar and Economy at Even Higher Risk

As Inflation Skyrockets in the US, Russia and Saudi Arabia Sign Agreement Ending the ‘Petrol Dollar’, Putting the US Dollar and Economy at Even Higher Risk Tap here to add The Western Journal to your home screen.

Saudi Arabia Lifts Its 3.5 Year Economic Blockade Of Qatar In US-Brokered Deal

Within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) a more than three-year diplomatic and economic war has raged between Saudi Arabia and Qatar, which has even involved the closing of borders and airspace between the two (with UAE firmly in the Saudi camp), hardening into a total economic blockade of Qatar by other members (also including Bahrain and Egypt) but the…

Trump Administration Approves $290 Million Bomb Sale To Saudi Arabia

Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com, The State Department approved a potential sale of Boeing-made precision-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia worth an estimated $290 million. The Trump administration notified Congress of the deal on Tuesday. Last week, the Trump administration moved forward with a plan to issue a license to Raytheon that would enable the weapons dealer…

Saudi Court Slams Jail Term to Iconic Female Activist Despite Global Criticism

By Dahlia Kholaif Prominent Saudi human rights defender Loujain al-Hathloul, whose detention since 2018 had stoked global criticism, was sentenced to nearly six years in prison on December 28 by the kingdom’s notorious terrorism court in an alarming development to her years-long fight for freedom. According to her sister, Lina, Loujain should be released by…

Saudi Arabia Hires Army Of New Lobbyists In Preparation For Biden

The Saudis are alarmed at President-elect Joe Biden’s prior signaling that he’ll take a much tougher stance on the kingdom after Trump’s previously close relationship with the Saudis and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) in particular – the brief icy tensions following the state-ordered Jamal Khashoggi murder notwithstanding. While on the campaign trail Biden had specifically…

Saudi Arabia Sends Joe Biden Mixed Messages

Submitted by James M. Dorsey, Saudi Arabia appears to be drawing lines in the sand as the kingdom prepares for a new era in relations with the United States once President-elect Joe Biden assumes office in January. In doing so, the kingdom is seemingly signaling that it is willing to go only so far in…

Saudi Aramco’s Landmark IPO Is Costing The Kingdom Billions

Authored by Simon Watkins via OilPrice.com, The initial public offering (IPO) of Saudi Aramco that was heralded by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) as being a showcase flotation for raising massive new capital for the Kingdom and anchoring a major expansion of its international equities market presence has proven only to put Aramco into…

Saudi Crown Prince Vows “Iron Fist” Against Extremists Targeting Western Interests

On Wednesday of this week a terror attack targeted a World War I commemoration event in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia resulting in several people wounded. The ceremony was attended by Western diplomats at a French Catholic cemetery on the occasion of European countries observing Armistice day or Remembrance day, November 11, which this year marked 102 years since the end of the war….

Bomb Strikes WWI Memorial Event In Saudi Arabia Hosted By Western Diplomats

A terror attack has targeted a World War I commemoration event in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, resulting in several people wounded and widespread panic.  The ceremony was attended by Western diplomats on the occasion of European countries observing Armistice day or Remembrance day, November 11, which this year marks 102 years since the end of the…