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News & Analysis

Yemen Approaches Sixth Year of Brutal War

Brecht Jonkers

Rajab 17, 14422021-03-01

The month of March will mark six years of the brutal Saudi-led war on Yemen. Far from achieving any of its objectives, the Saudis and their allies have been given a bloody nose. The US as principal backer of Saudi Arabia has realized the futility of the war and wants to end it.

Opinion

MbS’ Dilemma

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 19, 14422021-02-01

With Donald Trump’s departure from the White House, Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) faces an acute dilemma. Joe Biden is far less tolerant of MbS’ criminal conduct. Besides, the US deep state would like Mohammad bin Nayef in power.

News & Analysis

Saudi Kingdom Drowning in Problems

Brecht Jonkers

Jumada' al-Akhirah 19, 14422021-02-01

The Saudi economy is tanking, unemployment is high and the pandemic has made matters worse. Coupled with crown prince Mohammad bin Salman’s arrogance and incompetence, the kingdom is heading for disaster.

News & Analysis

Defying Odds, Yemen’s Revolutionary Forces Score Stunning Victories

Brecht Jonkers

Jumada' al-Ula' 17, 14422021-01-01

Few would have imagined that Yemen’s revolutionary forces would be able to withstand the combined onslaught of several aggressive powers yet nearly six years into the war, they are winning. We look at the latest developments.

Main Stories

End of the Line for US-Saudi Bromance?

Brecht Jonkers

Rabi' al-Thani 16, 14422020-12-01

Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman is a worried man. He had assumed Donald Trump would remain president for four more years but his hopes have been dashed. While president-elect Joe Biden may not abandon Saudi Arabia entirely, MbS will no longer get a free pass.

News & Analysis

MbS: The Sleazy, Murderous Thief of Arabia!

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Awwal 15, 14422020-11-01

Mohammad bin Salman has not only messed up the kingdom’s economy and politics, he is also a lowly character indulging in grossly immoral conduct. If the law were equally applied, he would not only lose both his hands for stealing, he would also be stoned to death.

Opinion

Time Running Out for MbS?

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 13, 14422020-09-01

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has created many enemies, both at home and abroad. He may be able—just barely—to deal with internal foes but his external enemies are powerful players. One of them is the US intelligence establishment. Is MbS toast?

Special Reports

Turkey Challenges Saudi Leadership in the Muslim World

Brecht Jonkers

Muharram 13, 14422020-09-01

The Bani Saud have used their occupation of the noble sanctuaries of Makkah and al-Madinah as legitimizing factors for leadership of the Muslim world. Turkey has now emerged to challenge this claim, with some justification

Reflections

Time to Liberate Makkah, Once Again

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 11, 14412020-08-01

Hajj has been suspended for most but a handful of Muslims this year. Those that were unable to perform Hajj have not missed much since the Bani Saud have turned this divinely prescribed obligation into an empty ritual devoid of all meaning

Editorials

Hajj Amid the Pandemic

Editor

Dhu al-Qa'dah 10, 14412020-07-01

The Saudi regime will allow about 1000 people from the kingdom to perform Hajj this year but not Muslims from outside because of the pandemic. Muslims must work to end Bani Saud’s illegal occupation of Makkah and Madinah and challenge their distortion of Hajj rites to please their mushrik masters.

News & Analysis

Is The End Nigh for MbS and The Bani Saud?

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Shawwal 09, 14412020-06-01

It is difficult to sympathize with Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) whose erratic policies have brought the medieval kingdom to the brink of collapse. Will a combination of the pandemic, low oil prices and MbS’ idiotic policies banish the Bani Saud?

News & Analysis

Terrified of COVID-19, Saudi Royals Go into Hiding!

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Ramadan 08, 14412020-05-01

Can anyone escape death? The Bani Saud ruling clan thinks it can, by hiding on remote islands to avoid infection by the coronavirus. But what if their time is up; will they be able to escape death?

Week In Review

Palestinian cartoon exposing the Saudis causes uproar

Ramadan 04, 14412020-04-27

Main Stories

MbS in Desperate Panic to Grab the Throne!

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Sha'ban 07, 14412020-04-01

With the arrest of several senior ‘royals’ and scores of security personnel, crown prince Muhammad bin Salman’s panic is evident. Rumours have it that he wants to become king before the G-20 summit next November regardless of whether his father is alive or dead.

News & Analysis

Saudis Stab Pakistan in the Back over Kashmir

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Rajab 06, 14412020-03-01

Pakistan’s kow-towing to the Saudis is becoming increasingly untenable. The Saudis have just stabbed Pakistan in the back over Kashmir, that is the most important issue for Pakistan, in fact for its very survival. It is time for Islamabad to rethink its policy vis-à-vis the Saudis.

News & Analysis

Yemen’s Grim Fifth Anniversary

Brecht Jonkers

Rajab 06, 14412020-03-01

March 26, 2020 will mark five years since Saudi Arabia’s murderous war on dirt-poor Yemen. The aggressors have got nowhere despite killing more than 100,000 people and causing mass starvation. Instead, the Yemeni defenders have inflicted massive blows on the aggressors.

News & Analysis

Yemen’s Stiff Resistance Humiliates Bani Saud

Brecht Jonkers

Jumada' al-Ula' 06, 14412020-01-01

Yemen’s Ansarallah revolutionaries have given the Saudis a bloody nose and forced them to seek a negotiated settlement. Saudi failure in Yemen may result in Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman losing his position, and perhaps even his head!

News & Analysis

Proxy war in Syria: Past, Present and Future

Waseem Shehzad

Jumada' al-Ula' 06, 14412020-01-01

With massive help from friends and allies like Islamic Iran, Hizbullah and Russia, the Syrian government has been able to defeat the regime-change conspiracy of US, Israel and Saudi Arabia.

News & Analysis

Bani Saud Revive Paganism in Arabia

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Jumada' al-Ula' 06, 14412020-01-01

The Najdi Bedouins take great offence if Muslims celebrate the birthday of the noble Messenger (pbuh) yet they have no problem celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali and the pagan festival of Halloween in the medieval kingdom.

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