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  • (Bleeping) coo coo': UAE envoy mocks Saudi leadership in leaked email

    08/18/2017 10:07:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Middle East Eye ^ | August 18, 2017 | David Hearst and Clayton Swisher
    Yousef Otaiba ridicules Gulf ally in email exchange, betraying years of frustration at Riyadh old guard that coalesced into efforts to change it The UAE's ambassador to Washington described Saudi Arabia's leadership as "f***in' coo coo!", in one of a series of leaked emails that suggest years of Emirati frustration with Riyadh's old regime that has coalesced into a clear strategy to usurp it by bolstering the rise of the young Mohammed bin Salman. The messages, obtained by Middle East Eye through the GlobalLeaks hacking group, show Otaiba mocking Saudi Arabia to his Egyptian wife, Abeer Shoukry, over the Saudi...
  • The Son of the Man who Put the Saud in Saudi Arabia

    07/23/2017 4:40:49 PM PDT · by Twotone · 6 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | July 18, 2018 | Mark Steyn
    I see that Prince Abdul-Rahman bin Abdulaziz al Saud died the other day. If you're having trouble keeping track of your Saudi princes, well, I don't blame you. Unlike the closely held princely titles of the House of Windsor, the House of Saud is somewhat promiscuous with the designation: there are (at the time of writing) over 10,000 Saudi "princes" running around the country - and, in fact, at this time of year, more likely running around Mayfair and the French Riviera, exhausting the poor old blondes from the escort agencies. I believe that's Abdul-Rahman at right, although to be...
  • Saudi King Salman gifts $1.2 billion items to Trump (Take a look)

    05/28/2017 1:04:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 104 replies
    Pakistan Today ^ | May 28, 2017 | News Agencies
    US President Donald Trump received gifts from Saudi King Shah Salman with worth of $ 1.2 billion during his first visit to kingdom. The gifts given by Saudi King included a precious diamond, armband made of pure gold with King Salman’s photo imprinted on it and 25 kilogram heavy sword made of pure gold with different diamonds and stones on it. The sword is worth of $ 200 million. Furthermore, gold and diamond made watches, worth of $ 200 million, were also gifted to Trump and his family. A small replica of Statue of Liberty but made with gold, diamond...
  • Saudi Arabia's duplicity

    05/25/2017 9:16:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2017 | Cal Thomas
    Trusting Saudi Arabia to combat terrorists and extremists and "drive them out," as President Trump called on the kingdom and other Arab and Muslim nations to do in his Riyadh speech, is akin to forging an alliance with the Ku Klux Klan to combat racism and anti-Semitism. Saudi Arabia has for years promoted the very evil they now "commit" to fighting through a newly established Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology. Never forget that 15 of the 9-11 hijackers were citizens of Saudi Arabia. President Trump's speech was written by Westerners, delivered by a westerner and based on a...
  • Right After Trump Landed, Saudi King threw massive celebration and personally met Trump on runway

    Donald Trump touched down in Saudi Arabia late last night for his first trip abroad. When the doors opened, and the President stepped off of Air Force One, what he saw shocked and amazed him. When the doors opened, and the President stepped off of Air Force One, what he saw shocked and amazed him. King Salman of Saudi Arabia threw a massive celebration and personally went to meet Trump on the runway. Now, before you go thinking "Oh, the Saudis do this for everybody," they don't. The Saudi King is an elderly man at age 81 who does not...
  • Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

    04/23/2017 11:17:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    NanaimoNewsNOW ^ | April 23, 2017 | The Canadian Press
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a decree late Saturday naming one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the Islamic State group, as the kingdom's new ambassador to the U.S. The appointment of Prince Khaled bin Salman to Washington signals the kingdom's eagerness to strengthen bilateral ties under President Donald Trump. As the king's son, the prince has a direct line to the Saudi monarch. Saudi Arabia is the world's third largest defence spender. Prince Khaled's appointment positions him as an influential broker in deals with U.S. manufacturers....
  • Saudi king praises Trump for Syrian airstrikes

    04/08/2017 1:33:21 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 58 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 8 2017 | MALLORY SHELBOURNE
    The King of Saudi Arabia praised President Trump for conducting airstrikes on the Syrian regime, the White House said Saturday. “The King reaffirmed strong Saudi support for the United States’ military strike against the Sayrat Airfield in Syria and thanked the President for his courageous action, which both agreed was a necessary response to the horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians,” the White House said.
  • Saudi Prince Declares President Trump “True Friend of Muslims”–Supports Temporary Refugee Ban

    03/17/2017 1:37:20 AM PDT · by davikkm · 19 replies
    President Donald Trump met with Saudi Arabian Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the White House on Wednesday. President Trump broke protocol and had lunch with the Saudi Prince in the family hall. VIDEO: Recapping #Trump's meeting with #SaudiArabia's Deputy Crown Prince #MohammedbinSalman https://t.co/U9sx9xDjsA pic.twitter.com/jL8qrAHZXL — Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) March 16, 2017 After the Saudi Prince met with President Trump he called the president a “True friend of Muslims.” Breitbart.com reported: Following a successful meeting between Donald Trump and his senior advisor, the Saudi Arabian Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman described Trump as a “true friend of...
  • Stunning Win - Saudi King Salman Agrees to Support/Finance Safe Zones in Syria and Yemen

    01/29/2017 6:27:35 PM PST · by Blue Turtle · 15 replies
    Today King Salman agrees to a primary expressed policy position of President Trump. Saudi Arabia will support and finance “safe zones” within Syria and Yemen. This is a big, big deal. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, in a phone call on Sunday with U.S. President Donald Trump, agreed to support safe zones in Syria and Yemen, a White House statement said.
  • Saudi Royal Family Is Still Spending in an Age of Austerity

    12/27/2016 6:39:02 AM PST · by rktman · 36 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | 12/27/2016 | NICHOLAS KULISH and MARK MAZZETTI
    TANGIER, Morocco — Behind a tall perimeter wall, studded with surveillance cameras and guarded by Moroccan soldiers, a sprawling new palace for King Salman of Saudi Arabia rose on the Atlantic coast here last summer. Even as the Saudi government canceled a quarter of a trillion dollars’ worth of projects back home as part of a fiscal austerity program, workers hustled to finish bright blue landing pads for helicopters at the vacation compound and to erect a tent the size of a circus big-top where the king could feast and entertain his enormous retinue. The royal family’s fortune derives from...
  • Obama Vetoes 9/11 Bill, Defends Saudi Arabia from Lawsuits

    09/23/2016 2:50:41 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 15 replies
    AP via Breitbart ^ | Sept. 23, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. The move sets Obama up for a possible first veto override by Congress.
  • Wikileaks Outlines How Hillary Clinton Did Bidding Of Her Saudi Masters & Turned Libya Into ISIS He

    08/28/2016 3:48:46 PM PDT · by drewh · 47 replies
    DC Whispers ^ | August 27 2016
    It’s called the “tick tock” email, just recently released by Wikileaks. The email shows Hillary Clinton’s office outlining how Mrs. Clinton must be given full credit for what took place in Libya before and after the fall of the Gaddafi regime – a fall that resulted in a missing 1.5 billion dollars sent to Libya by Hillary Clinton, the subsequent death of four Americans, including the first U.S. ambassador to die on duty in more than thirty years, and thousands more deaths as Libya descended into anarchy. And it was all done after the House of Saud wished it so...
  • Saudi government funded extremism in U.S. mosques and charities: report

    07/22/2016 6:57:32 AM PDT · by detective · 7 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 19, 2016 | Rowan Scarborough
    Saudi Arabia was funding Muslim radicalism in mosques and charities at the time the Sept. 11, 2001, hijackers were gathering in the United States and making contacts with Saudi nationals, according to a declassified intelligence document. To jihad watchers, the paper confirms their charges that the Saudi government and its wealthy citizens fund extremist teachings in America. To this day, the kingdom is pressing its harsh Wahhabi Sunni Islam on American Muslims as it seeks to spread Islam around the world, they say. In the document, one Saudi who was receiving money from Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Riyadh’s ambassador to...
  • Saudi government funded jihad teaching in US mosques

    07/20/2016 12:07:36 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 20 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | July 20, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    Four separate studies since 1999 all found that 80% of U.S. mosques were teaching jihad, Islamic supremacism, and hatred and contempt for Jews and Christians. There are no countervailing studies that challenge these results. In 1998, Sheikh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, a Sufi leader, visited 114 mosques in the United States. Then he gave testimony before a State Department Open Forum in January 1999, and asserted that 80% of American mosques taught the “extremist ideology.” Then there was the Center for Religious Freedom’s 2005 study, and the Mapping Sharia Project’s 2008 study. Each independently showed that upwards of 80% of mosques...
  • Confirmed: Top Saudi Officials Aided the 9/11 Jihad Plot

    07/17/2016 5:13:04 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 82 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | JULY 17, 2016 | ROBERT SPENCER
    The 28-page section of the 9/11 report detailing Saudi involvement in the September 11, 2001 jihad attacks have finally been released (albeit with substantial portions still redacted), and it is now clear why one President who held hands with the Saudi King and another who bowed to him worked so hard all these years to keep these pages secret: they confirm that the 9/11 jihad murderers received significant help from people at the highest levels of the Saudi government. The report states that Omar al-Bayoumi, who “may be a Saudi intelligence officer,” gave “substantial assistance to hijackers Khalid al-Mindhar and...
  • U.S. Officials Fear Saudi Collapse If New Prince Fails

    06/18/2016 4:38:11 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 53 replies
    NBC News ^ | 17 June 2016 | Robert Windrem, William M. Arkin
    The Saudi prince who seems to have won a family power struggle is meeting with U.S. officials this week -- some of them the same officials who are concerned his reign could be ruinous and hurt the regional security U.S. officials crave. Officials in the national security establishment believe Saudi Arabia is at a crossroads, and that if the prince doesn't succeed, now and later as king, there could be chaos in the Kingdom. "It's him or it's ISIS," said one Saudi expert who asked that his name not be used. Mohammed Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's 30-year-old deputy crown prince,...
  • Saudi Prince Just Made BOMBSHELL Announcement About Hillary!

    06/17/2016 3:49:28 PM PDT · by WayneDupreeShow · 52 replies
    Daily Caller via Headline Politics ^ | 6-17-16 | Wayne Dupree
    <p>Saudi Arabia has paid more than 20 percent of the cost of Hillary Clinton’s campaign for presidential elections, Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was quoted as saying Sunday in a news report by the Jordanian Petra News Agency. This is outrageous, if true, as it is illegal in the U.S. for presidential candidates to accept funding from foreign governments.</p>
  • Saudi Prince Begs America to Reject Trump

    05/07/2016 5:41:42 PM PDT · by mkleesma · 76 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | Breitbart News
    A Saudi prince has urged Americans not to vote for Donald Trump in the upcoming general election. Turki al-Faisal, who served as Saudia Arabia’s ambassador to the US from 2005 to 2007, spoke against the presumptive Republican nominee during a foreign policy dinner in Washington, DC on Thursday.
  • Prince Mohammed bin Salman being groomed to jump succession line, claim Saudi throne

    05/01/2016 6:52:14 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 1, 2016 | Guy Taylor
    Saudi Arabia’s power behind the throne just took a big step into the spotlight. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the ambitious, impatient 30-year-old grandson of King Salman, last week was the public face for the launch of “Saudi Vision 2030,” a long-term blueprint designed to steer the kingdom’s economy through a brave new world of falling oil prices and rising competition. The plan marked just the latest move by the prince to put his stamp on the country’s economic, diplomatic and strategic agenda, emerging as the royal to watch as the Saudi ruling family tries to deal with a...
  • Obama’s Amerika: inciting half-assed revolutions around the world since 2009

    04/24/2016 8:15:47 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-24-2016 | MOTUS
    Is the White House going to release the super secret 9/11 report? Does it implicate Saudi Arabia? Does it implicate the Saudi Royal Family itself? Would releasing the report destabilize the Middle East even more than it already is?Let’s answer these questions backwards, beginning with the last and moving to the first: as soon as you have the answer yell “Bingo!” or, if you’d prefer, “BOZO!”. 1. Would releasing the report destabilize the Middle East even more than it already is? Are you kidding? As we’ve seen for the last 7 years it doesn’t really take that much to destabilize...