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Nuclear Saudi Arabia: Rising ambitions of the House of Saud
Saudi Arabia's seemingly ever-expanding ambitions threaten now to draw the region and the world closer to the edge of a dangerous precipice as it seeks to buy out Pakistan's nuclear power.

29.05.2015 10:27

Blast outside mosque in Saudi Arabia, fatalities reported
Four people were killed in eastern Saudi Arabia after a suicide bomber tried to enter a Shiite mosque during Friday prayers. Islamic State has reportedly claimed responsibility. It is the second attack of its kind in a week.

29.05.2015 10:37

89 in 5 months: Saudi Arabia continues executions
A man was beheaded in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, with the convicted murderer's execution becoming the 89th case this year, according to an AFP count. The death toll has already overtaken the total for all of 2014.

27.05.2015 17:13

Iraq to increase oil export to new record high, price war intensifies - media
Iraq is ready to increase its crude exports to a record 3.75 million barrels per day in June, continuing OPEC’s strategy of ousting US shale producers from the market.

27.05.2015 12:27

‘Shaker Aamer lost 13 years in Guantanamo Bay!’ British MPs lobby US for his release
All political parties in the UK – regardless of their opinion on other matters – believe that Shaker Aamer, who has languished in Guantanamo Bay for 13 years, must be released, Jeremy Corbyn, British Labour MP, told RT.

27.05.2015 11:09

Repressive govts donated to Clinton Foundation, arms deals approved by Hillary’s State Dept. - report
Nations openly chastised by the US for dismal human rights records donated billions to the Clinton Foundation, while gaining clearance for weapons deals approved by the Hillary Clinton-led US State Department, according to a new report.

26.05.2015 15:49

‘Iraq is scapegoat in US fight against ISIS’
The US is contradicting itself saying the Iraqi army has no will to fight Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) as they also claimed to have trained the Iraqi military so they could provide security within the country, defense consultant Moeen Raoof told RT.

26.05.2015 12:14

‘Kingdom of Dystopia’: Saudi Arabia seeks leadership of UN Rights Council
​The very country which brought the world one of the most brutal and intolerant religious ideologies - Wahhabism, while operating the most oppressive modern-day theocracy, is vying for the presidency of the UN Human Rights Council.

May 25, 2015 10:10

Iran holds military drills to counter regional ‘aggression’
The Iranian armed forces have held military drills in the central province of Isfahan, in which they test-fired missiles and shot down mock-enemy drones over the Arak nuclear facilities. Part of the exercise was to train for unpredictable scenarios.

24.05.2015 09:50

US-led wars and arms sales in Middle East ‘very big business’
Washington says it provides arms to the Middle East in the name of defense, but this activity has fomented wars while fragmenting the region, says Brian Becker from the anti-war Answer Coalition.

22.05.2015 14:46

​City of dreams: Saudi Arabia to build $100bn city from scratch by 2035
Saudi Arabia plans to complete its $100 billion King Abdullah Economic City by 2035, the CEO of the company in charge of the project told AP. Developers hope the city will become the main logistics and manufacturing hub for countries on the Red Sea.

22.05.2015 17:44

Yemeni group hacks 3,000 Saudi govt computers to reveal top secret docs – report
Yemeni hackers have allegedly released thousands of top secret Saudi Arabia documents, including spies' identities, after gaining “full control” of over 3,000 computers and servers belonging to Riyadh's Foreign, Interior and Defense Ministries.

22.05.2015 07:39