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Posts Tagged: Saudi Arabia

August 15, 2019 2:40 am

Muslim Causes vs. National Interests: Nations Make Risky Bets on China’s Treatment of Muslims

For more than half a year, Saudi Arabia has been deporting large numbers of Rohingya who arrived in the kingdom either on pilgrimage visas or using...

August 3, 2019 2:55 pm

Facebook Says It Dismantles Covert Influence Campaign Tied to Saudi Government

People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to promote state propaganda and attack...

August 2, 2019 1:36 pm

The Saudi-Palestinian Labyrinth

The shift in the Saudi attitude towards Israel has been reflected by a reduction of foreign aid to the Palestinians, partially due to the rift...

July 25, 2019 1:32 pm

Nikki Haley Blasts UN Council for Condemning Israel’s Record on Women’s Rights

Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley blasted a UN council on Thursday for singling out Israel for alleged violations of women’s rights. The UN...

July 20, 2019 2:52 pm

US Authorizes Deployment of Troops, Resources to Saudi Arabia

The acting US defense secretary has authorized the deployment of US military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the...

July 16, 2019 5:33 am

The Public Decency Law Puts Saudi Reforms in Perspective

In an indication that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) is walking a fine line, Saudi media are reporting that the government is still...

July 6, 2019 3:06 pm

Yemen’s Houthis Attack Saudi Jizan Airport: Al-Masirah TV

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Saturday that it carried out drone attacks on warplane hangars and other military sites in Jizan airport in southern...

June 15, 2019 3:19 pm

Saudi Seeks Oil Supply Protection as US and Iran Face Off

Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a...

June 11, 2019 8:10 am

How Real Is Saudi Religious Moderation?

Muhammad bin Abdul-Karim Al-Issa is the public face of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS)’s version of moderate Islam. A 54-year-old former justice minister,...

June 1, 2019 3:32 pm

Saudi King Salman Says Will Resolutely Confront Aggressive Threats

Saudi Arabia's King Salman said that a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca on Friday would seek to confront threats and...

May 18, 2019 2:21 pm

Insurer Says Iran’s Guards Likely to Have Organized Tanker Attacks

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the...

May 7, 2019 12:34 pm

Prominent Saudi Intellectuals and Journalists Support Israel, Slam Hamas, Blame Iran for Latest Gaza Violence

Several prominent Saudi journalists and intellectuals expressed support for Israel during the latest Gaza flare-up last weekend, and blamed Iran for the outbreak in hostilities. Hamas...

April 23, 2019 10:04 am

Saudi Arabia Executes 37 in Connection With Terrorism, State Media Reports

Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry said on Tuesday it executed 37 people in connection with terrorism crimes, state media reported. "The death penalty was implemented... on a number...

April 7, 2019 6:18 am

A New Era in Israel-Gulf State Relations? - United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash was quoted by the English-language Abu Dhabi newspaper The National last week as saying, “Many, many years...


Mourning a Jewish Man of Laughter

He was a prankster who loved to wear purple. He was a devoted father of two young girls. His phone...

Food Scholar Adam Richman Shares Emotional Moment at the Western Wall

Jewish TV personality and food expert Adam Richman visited the Western Wall in...


New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...


Judge Praised for Sentencing Editor of Toronto-Based Antisemitic Publicatio...

The one-year sentence handed down on Thursday by a Canadian court against the editor of an antisemitic publication was praised...


Palestinian Rioters Again Raise Nazi Swastika on Israel-Gaza Border

For the second time this month, a Nazi swastika symbol was raised by Palestinian rioters on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday and documented by the IDF. Thousands of Palestinians took...

Middle East

Syrian Army Captures Hama Rebel Pocket in Northwest: State Media

Syrian army troops seized a pocket of territory in the northwest where they had encircled rebels and a Turkish military post on Friday, reclaiming towns they lost early in the...

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