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Hossein Askari: Bin Salman will step down

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SHAFAQNA-With no doubt Mohammad bin Salman, ordered Khashoggi kidnapping, murder and disposal of the body, acording to Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University.…

GDP Impact of Muslim Travel In The Middle East To Hit $36 Billion

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SHAFAQNA- The GDP impact of Muslim travel in the Middle East is forecast to hit $36 billion by 2020, up 21% from $29.7 billion in 2017 and representing 19% of the total global GDP generated by the end of the decade, according to research unveiled…

Seyyed Sadriddin Qapanchi: Wahhabi thought is behind the scenes of Nigeria's killing

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SHAFAQNA- Iraq prayer leader Seyyed Sadriddin Qapanchi in Najaf's Friday prayer sermon criticized the Nigerian government's attack Shiites in Arbaeen rally which resulted in martyrdom and injuries, stressing that " Wahhabi thought and financial…

There is no end to Yemen war, Negotiations must begin-Interview

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SHAFAQNA- Public opinion in the world is becoming more sensitive to the issue of war torn country, and the media connect the crimes in Yemen with the murder of Khashoggi. This can be attributed to a political media victory for Sanaa, Yemenis…

Saudi Attorney General request for the execution of two young Shiites

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SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabia's court has called for two young Bahraini Shiite detainees to be sentenced to death. Jafar Mohammad and Sadiq Majid, two young Shiites of Bahrain, came to the Saudi court last week and charged with number of allegations,…

Will EU adhere to its "Common Position" for selling arms to Saudi Arabia?

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SHAFAQNA- Public opinion across the EU takes a decisive hard line against arming human rights-abusing regimes, yet weapons manufactured in Europe continue to be used in conflict and atrocities by Saudi Arabia and others. Now, the European…

Khashoggi versus 50,000 Slaughtered Yemeni Children Europe has no morals, no ethics no nothing.

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SHAFAQNA- The European Parliament has asked yesterday (25 October) for an immediate embargo on the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia, hence sanctioning the Kingdom of rogue Saudi Arabia which is joining the United States and Israel as the main…

"A total fiasco from day one": the late interpretation of Trump from Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

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SHAFAQNA- After passing three weeks, supporting Saudi Arabia to cover Khashoggi’s murder from the Trump administration, on Tuesday US president said it has identified Saudis responsible for killing and plans punishments. According to Sky…

Adubisi: Saudi Arabia is incapable of controlling the situation

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SHAFAQNA- European Saudi Organization for Human Rights Director stressed that Saudi Arabia is incapable of controlling the situation and is unable to manage the situation with facts and evidence that are not at all compatible with Saudi stories…

"Imagine if Iran had, brutally killed khashoggi"

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SHAFAQNA- Passing 20 days since disappearance of the Saudi-born journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, different aspects of this shocking murder has been revealed day by day. The reactions to this event were so varied globally among politicians, media…

Bahrain Shia opposition calls for Election Boycott

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SHAFAQNA- The Bahraini Shi'a opposition group Al-Wefaq ,which has been dissolved and banned from conducting any activity by the ruling Al Khalifah regime, called on Oct. 9 for a national boycott of parliamentary elections scheduled on November…
en.shafaqna THE RULING SAUDI FAMILY IS SEEKING TO REPLACE CROWN PRINCE MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN

The ruling Saudi family is seeking to replace crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

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SHAFAQNA- The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, unleashes an international crisis for Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Finally , After 18 days in which Saudi Arabia adamantly denied that any harm had come to Jamal Khashoggi at its…

Kashoggi's Fiance react to his death: "Where is the body of martyr Khashoggi?"

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SHAFAQNA- Khadija Changiz, Fiance of Saudi-born journalist Jamal Khashoggi reacted to his death after Riyadh admitted to his death. وَإِذْ قَتَلْتُمْ نَفْسًا فَادَّارَأْتُمْ فِيهَا ۖ وَاللَّهُ…

Saudi Arabia has admitted that Jamal Khashoggi was killed

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SHAFAQNA- Passing 18 days since the disappearance of Saudi journalist, on Saturday, for the first time Saudi Arabia has admitted that Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside his consulate in Istanbul, the Saudi state-run SPA news agency reported. "The…

U.S. Congress propose bill to stop Saudi weapons sale after Khashoggi disappearance

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SHAFAQNA- Following reportes over Jamal Khashoggi's murder, whose potential killing have been linked to the Saudis, U.S congress proposed a draft bill to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Massachusetts Democratic congressman Jim McGovern,…

Jamal Khashoggi case: New evidence suggest suspects had ties to Saudi government

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SHAFAQNA- Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance in Istanbul was organized by a high-ranking officer with the General Intelligence Presidency, Saudi Arabia's main intelligence service, three sources familiar with the case said. One of those sources…

Western Media companies, executives pull out of Saudis' business conference over disappearance of journalist

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SHAFAQNA- A growing list of Western executives and major  news media bail out of the annual investor conference scheduled to convene in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, this month following accusations that the Saudi government ordered the murder of a…
en shafaqna BEIJING IS LAUNCHING A MINI-MARSHALL PLAN FOR THE MIDDLE EAST

Beijing is launching a mini-Marshall Plan for the Middle East

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SHAFAQNA- As President Xi Jinping impels China to take a more active role internationally, the Middle East is becoming one of its key staging grounds. Beijing is launching a mini-Marshall Plan for the Middle East and North Africa. China and…

Iran oil exports can never be reduced to zero

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SHAFAQNA-  Saudi Arabia officials have been claiming they are able to offset Iranian losses in Oil export under U.S. pressure. But, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said that the market will never buy Saudi Arabia’s claim that it has been…

About 850 grave human rights violations by Bahraini regime in July

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SHAFAQNA: During the month of July, about 844 cases of grave human rights violations in Bahrain are revealed by an independent human rights group, as the ruling Al Khalifah regime relentlessly continues with its crackdown on human rights…

Talal Atrissi: many countries attempt rapprochement with Syria

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SHAFAQNA- Now situation in Syria is changing and many countries demand rapprochement with Damascus. Syrian Foreign Minister waleed Al-Muallem met with his Bahraini counterpart Khaled bin Ahmad Al-Khalifa at the headquarters of the United…

Al-Monitor: Saudi stability at lowest level in 50 years

SHAFAQNA-Mohammed bin Salman has a succession of successive and unobtrusive decisions inside and outside Saudi Arabia that has brought under question the future of Saudi Arabia, the Arabic-language al-Monitor reported. The report added,…

War on children: 164% rise in Civilian Casualties in Hodeidah

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SHAFAQNA - According to the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data project, civilian casualties in Yemen have raised 164 percent since June “dramatically” when the Saudi-led coalition launched its brutal siege against the Red Sea port city…

MBS to Trump: We’ve bought everything with money

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SHAFAQNA- Donald Trump has warned Saudi Arabia's King Salman he would not last “two weeks" without the backing of the US military. But Bin Salman noted that the two-week timeframe was “not accurate,” as Saudi Arabia existed long before…

Trump & King Salman discussed oil supply

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SHAFAQNA- Days after the U.S. president criticized OPEC for high oil prices at the United Nations General Assembly and he requested to stop raising prices, and to start lowering prices, Saudi state news agency SPA reported that Trump and Saudi…

'Arab NATO' is A Destructive Plan for Arab Countries

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SHAFAQNA- US President Donald Trump will split Arab countries with an effort to make a new coalition, Raialyoum newspaper wrote in an analysis of US plan to make an ‘Arab NATO’ in the Middle East. Arabian author and analyst Abdel Bari…

The most recent anit-Iran scenarios by United Against Nuclear Iran

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SHAFAQNA- A group of missions from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel and US gathering as the United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), lobbied for regime change in Iran. According to Al jazeerah, The foreign minister of Saudi Arabia, the ambassador…

Terror attack on military parade in Ahvaz, Iran +Video

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SHAFAQNA- In a terrorist attack on a military parade in Iran’s southern city of Ahvaz on Saturday, ten people were killed and at least 20 people others injured , a provincial governor said.  Gunmen opened fire on people from behind a…