Saudi Arabia and affiliates have given over $600 million to U.S. universities. The gifts and contracts are sometimes intended to influence opinion regarding the kingdom. Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi was reportedly murdered by Saudi Arabia operatives in Turkey. Before the death of a Washington Post contributor in a Saudi Arabian embassy, elite U.S.
For the first time in history, Saudi Arabia has entered into a joint agreement with the Vatican to build churches for Christians living in the officially Muslim nation. The agreement was signed by the Secretary General of the Muslim World League Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdel Karim Al-Issa and the President of the Pontifical Council for
An American judge ruled on Tuesday that Iran must pay $6 billion to victims or those affected by the 9/11 terror attacks. Judge George B. Daniels of the Southern District Court of New York ruled that “the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, and The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran liable for the
Saudi Arabia opened its first movie theater on Wednesday in a historic launch at the King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, bringing an end to a 35-year ban on cinemas over fears that they distort Islamic morality. The launch, held by the Chinese-owned AMC Entertainment, featured the screening of the latest Hollywood blockbuster Black Panther. Authorities
U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia may have to pay for continuing America’s military presence in war-ravaged Syria. “We’ve almost completed that task [of defeating the Islamic State] and we’ll be making a determination very quickly, in coordination with others in the area, as to what we’ll do,” Trump told reporters.
In an interview with the Atlantic conducted from the compound of the Saudi ambassador in Washington, who happens to be his brother, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) offered strong criticism of Iran and some thoughts about the religious, cultural, and economic upheaval in progress in Saudi Arabia. In one remarkable exchange, MBS recognized the
Hollywood star Will Smith released a bizarre video this week of him on a romantic date with “Sophia,” a humanoid robot that was granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia last year. “Hello Will Smith,” said Sophia in the video, with a distorted face while Smith poured champagne and made jokes, which the robot failed to respond
(UPI) — A federal judge on Wednesday rejected the Saudi Arabian government’s attempt to dismiss a lawsuit accusing them of financing Al Qaeda and sponsoring the 9/11 attacks. The lawsuit demands Saudi Arabia pays billions of dollars in damages to the families of people who died in the attack that killed more than 3,000 people.
During his two-week visit to the United States, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) renewed his calls for the U.S. to fully withdraw from the nuclear Iran deal, saying the accord would not prevent Iran’s regime from acquiring nuclear weapons and likened it to “waiting for the bullet to reach your head.” “Delaying it
Mutual rival Iran will be high on the agenda, but the 32-year-old strongman prince will also be looking to showcase his sweeping changes to Saudi society and an increasingly assertive foreign policy that includes the war in Yemen and an ongoing diplomatic feud with Qatar. The following are quotations from an interview he gave to CBS News
A report surfacing this week claims Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), 31, has blocked his father, King Salman, from seeing his mother for more than two years and has worked to keep them apart throughout his rise to power. According to NBC News, U.S. officials claimed they believe the crown prince —
A French judge has issued an arrest warrant for the sister of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman over claims she ordered her bodyguard to attack a worker at her Paris apartment. Hussat ben Salmane, 44, was issued the warrant on Thursday afternoon in connection with an incident that took place in 2016, where her bodyguard
AP Photo by Charlie Spiering13 Mar 20180 13 Mar, 201813 Mar, 2018 John McEntee, President Donald Trump’s personal assistant, has exited the White House and returned to the Trump 2020 campaign operation. McEntee was escorted out of the White House on Tuesday, according to the Wall Street Journal, as part of a “unspecified security issue.”
A bipartisan populist coalition is energizing an effort by Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Chris Murphy (D-CT) to invoke the war powers resolution to stop an illegal U.S. war for which there is no congressional authorization. First started under former President Barack Obama, and continued under President Donald Trump, the United States
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) told Breitbart News Tuesday that he supports “in principle” a bipartisan, anti-establishment effort in the Senate to invoke the War Powers Act to end U.S. military participation in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. The joint resolution, introduced last week by Senators Mike Lee (R-UT), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Chris Murphy (D-CT), aims
Getty Images by Breitbart London6 Mar 20180 6 Mar, 20186 Mar, 2018 Saudi Arabia’s young Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is touring key capitals this week as part of a charm offensive as his own father the Sultan ages and prepares for a transition of power, reports The Guardian. They report: Saudi Arabia’s heir in waiting, Mohammed
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Han Myung-Gu via Getty Images by Matthew Boyle1 Mar 2018Washington, D.C.0 1 Mar, 201828 Feb, 2018 Mark Ruffalo, a progressive Hollywood actor, has joined Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT)—an independent progressive who caucuses with Democrats—in a bipartisan anti-establishment effort to stop illegal U.S. involvement in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. Ruffalo says
Thousands of Saudi women are now enjoying the right to attend football matches among other basic improvements in women’s rights under the Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s modernization program. In January, women were finally allowed to attend a match alongside men at the King Abdullah Sports City stadium in Jeddah, although they had to enter through