Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Creating Frankenstein: The Saudi export of Wahhabism

Saudi Arabia and Islamist terrorism James M. Dorsey argues that Wahhabism may be the undoing of the Saudi state as it promotes domestic and regional strife and is increasingly acknowledged worldwide as the foundation of Islamic State and other Islamist terror groups. Read more [...]

Will the US fall for Saudi Arabia’s deliberate provocation?

Saudi King Salman Trita Parsi warns that if the US falls into the Saudi trap and sides with it against Iran, in a confrontation manufactured by Saudi Arabia, the price is likely to be the possibility of peace in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal. Read more [...]

من أين أتى كل هذا التطرّف؟

Saudi religious pupils مرةً أُخرى فجر شاب Read more [...]

John Bolton’s love of bombs

John Bolton Lawrence Davidson analyses US neo-conservative warmonger John Bolton's long track record, going back at least 47 years, of advocating war, mass murder and violations of international law, most recently against Iran. Read more [...]

The traditional Islamic roots of “Islamic State”

Saudi extremism Magdi Abdelhadi says only a fundamental reform of the way Islam is preached and taught in Arab countries would drain the swamp from which the likes of “Islamic State” grow and flourish. Read more [...]

The abuse of migrant workers in Saudi Arabia

Saudi racists abuse African Graham Peebles relates the abuse suffered by migrant workers expelled by Saudi Arabia, and argues that unless the root causes of migration are tackled, the abuse will continue, perhaps in another country. Read more [...]

Ethiopian migrants victimized in Saudi Arabia

Ethiopian migrants in Saudi Arabia Graham Peebles highlights the plight of the Ethiopian migrants expelled by the Saudi authorities, and the indifference of the Ethiopian government towards them, but sees an opportunity for disenchanted Ethiopians to unite. Read more [...]

Syria – victim of foreign machinations

The Syrian massacre must stop Munzer Hindawi says the key to breaking the stalemate in Syria lies with the United States, but Washington will move only if the Syrian conflicts threatens to spill over to other countries. Read more [...]

Say “no” to the Saudis and their Gulf allies

Power to the people Nureddin Sabir views the Saudi role in promoting Islamist cults, criminal groups and deviant, primitive variants of Islam in Arab societies, and calls for mass actions to expose and eradicate Saudi influence. Read more [...]

Ethiopian migrants abused, unwelcome in Yemen

Ethiopian migrants in Yemen Graham Peebles describes the ordeal of Ethiopian migrants to Yemen and urges the Ethiopian government and donor nations to assume their responsibilities and eliminate the causes of migration and protect migrants’ rights. Read more [...]