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Saudi Arabia to execute three prominent moderate scholars after Ramadan

Saudi Arabia to execute three prominent moderate scholars after Ramadan

The treatment of Salman al-Odah, Awad al-Qarni and Ali al-Omari, all facing charges of ‘terrorism’, has been condemned by rights groups Salman al-Odah, Awad al-Qarni and Ali al-Omari are all set to be executed after Ramadan (Twitter) Three prominent moderate Saudi Sunni scholars held on multiple charges of “terrorism” will be sentenced to death and […]

Saudi Arabia oil stations attacked by drones

 Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih said on Tuesday that two oil pumping stations for the East-West pipeline had been hit by explosive-laden drones, calling the attack “an act of terrorism” that targeted global oil supplies. Falih condemned the attacks in a statment saying “The latest acts of terrorism and sabotage in the Arabian Gulf… not […]

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Saudi Arabia, China to boost economic ties

Saudi Arabia says it will invest in a new oil refinery and petrochemical facility in China. The announcement came during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Beijing. It’s the latest in a string of investment pledges in Asia that Riyadh hopes can boost its business and diplomatic clout in the world’s most populous region. […]

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Saudi Arabia to invest $20B in Pakistan

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has signed-off on $20 billion dollars worth of investments in its strategic ally, Pakistan. The deals are a much-needed lifeline for Pakistan’s struggling economy and gives Saudi Arabia a much-needed PR boost in the wake of the killing of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

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Omar deletes tweet on Covington students, Trump

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) deleted a tweet on Wednesday that had pushed back against President Trump’s defense of the mostly white students of a Kentucky high school engaged in a confrontation with Native American advocate and tribal elder Nathan Phillips. In her tweet, Omar wrote that the male students were “protesting a woman’s right to choose & yelled ‘it’s not […]

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