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In Saudi Arabia, Public Opinion about Israel Is Shifting

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SHAFAQNA - Mosaic Magazine : While the growing cooperation between [Tel Aviv] and Riyadh, especially regarding the threat to both posed by Iran, is hardly a secret, it has generally stayed out of public view and has not been reflected in popular…

Humanitarian disaster in Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah, in the biggest battle of a three-year war

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SHAFAQNA- Thousands of troops backed by Saudi and United Arab Emirates forces began the biggest battle of the war in Yemen this week, launching an attack on the port of Hodeidah and putting the main supply route for food into the country at…

Emotional moments for a Yemeni child on body of his dead father after US-Saudi airstrikes on wedding

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SHAFAQNA- From the latest US-Saudi airstrike of a wedding site, a video of a child clinging to his dead father chest. Under the fear of another airstrike the people who rushed to help victims are trying to convince the little boy to let go…

Protest against bin Salman UK visit (photos)

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SHAFAQNA- Hundreds of people gathered outside Downing Street to protest as Theresa May held talks inside with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Protesters chanted “Hands off Yemen - stop the bombing now” and…

At least 9 civilians killed in new Saudi airstrike on Sa'ada

SHAFAQNA -  Saudi warplanes have carried out a fresh deadly attack on civilian areas in Yemen’s northern province of Sa’ada to bring the toll from children falling victim to the attacks to seven in less than a day. Yemen’s al-Masirah…

Dozen More Civilians Killed in Latest Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen

SHAFAQNA- Local sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that the Saudi military aircraft on Thursday struck a bridge linking the al-Barh area of Maqbanah district to Hees town, killing…

A U.S funded survey warns of thousands dying daily in Yemen if ports stay closed

SHAFAQNA- A U.S.-funded famine survey said Tuesday that thousands of Yemenis could die daily if a Saudi-led military coalition does not lift its blockade on the country's key ports. The warning came a day after the International Committee…

While Saudi Arabia discusses Iran and Hezbollah in Cairo, its plans for Lebanon are backfiring

SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabia has called a meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo to discuss “Iran’s disruptive politics” in the region. This comes after the rather flimsy resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who announced…

Grim Hariri stands in queue to salute Saudi king (Video)

SHAFAQNA- Footage broadcast on the Saudi Arabia state television shows Saad Hariri, who has been in the kingdom since controversially resigning there as Lebanon’s prime minister, waiting in a queue to salute the monarch. The video…

Erdogan to Saudi Arabia crown prince: You don’t own Islam

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SHAFAQNA- In harsh but indirect remarks addressed to Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the Saudi Arabia official does not own the Islamic faith. President Erdogan said on…

Saudi Arabia orders citizens to leave Lebanon

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SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have advised their citizens not to travel to Lebanon and urged those who are in the country to leave as soon as possible. Saudi Arabia's official news agency SPA quoted a source in the foreign ministry…

Synthesis, Assembly, and Applications of Hybrid Nanostructures for Biosensing

SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of being responsible for the ballistic missile launched from Yemen that targeted Riyadh airport on Saturday, warning that it could be "considered an act of war." In a statement in the wee hours of…

Saudi Arabia threatens Iran after Yemen missile strike

SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabia has ramped up threats to Iran, saying there will be a response "in the appropriate time and manner," following a missile strike from neighboring Yemen, which has been under a nonstop bombardment campaign by a Saudi-led…

Saudi Poisonous Gas behind Yemen's cholera Epidemic: Official

SHAFAQNA- Yemen's army spokesman Brigadier General Sharaf Luqman said on Sunday that Saudi Arabia is the main culprit for the current cholera epidemic among Yemen's vulnerable population as Saudi fighter jets continue to spread biological…

US/Saudi Collusion Against Syria, Top Secret NSA Document

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SHAFAQNA- I’ve written numerous articles on US collusion with NATO, the Saudis, Turkey, Israel and other regional rogue states to replace Syria’s Assad with pro-Western puppet rule. Naked aggression using heavily armed terrorist foot…

Saudi warplanes kill 10 Yemeni civilians in Sa’ada, Hajjah provinces

  SHAFAQNA - Saudi warplanes have bombed residential areas in the Sa’ada and Hajjah provinces of Yemen, killing at least 10 civilians, including an entire family. The Saudi air raids, which targeted the city of Ghamr in Sa’ada…

Saudi Arabia’s Rule: Grandson’s Era, Hatred Era

SHAFAQNA- Amine Abu Rashed The $100 billion compensation prize handed to isolated crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef has not been the main event of what is taking place inside the house of the Saudi royal family. It is because the entire…

Israel, Saudi Arabia hail Trump’s bellicose tone on Iran

SHAFAQNA- Israeli and Saudi Arabian authorities have welcomed the recent decision by US President Donald Trump not to certify Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), with the five permanent UN…

Saudi jets kill dozen Yemeni civilians

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    SHAFAQNA - A dozen civilians have lost their lives and several others sustained injuries when Saudi fighter jets targeted a residential area in Yemen's Southwestern province of Ta'izz as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with…

Amnesty: UN 'caved in to pressure' in report on Saudi coalition child deaths

SHAFAQNA- The international community has caved in to political pressure by watering down criticism of the Saudi Arabia-led coalition’s grave violations of international law in the UN Secretary-General’s annual Children and Armed Conflict…

Saudi Arabia on the UN blacklist

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SHAFAQNA- Saudi Arabia's crimes in Yemen continue. These crimes have killed thousands of women, children and civilians in Yemen. On the other hand, these crimes have displaced millions of Yemeni people. In such a situation, the United Nations…

‘Saudi-Led Air Strikes in Yemen Are War Crimes’, Says Human Rights Watch

SHAFAQNA- Human Rights Watch accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen of war crimes on Tuesday, saying its air strikes killed 39 civilians including 26 children in two months. The rights group said five air strikes hitting four…

#I_Speak_For_Buthaina: An international hashtag to condemn Saudi violence

SHAFAQNA- Users around the world started sharing photos of themselves with one eye closed in solidarity with Bouthaina al-Rimi, after footage showed the badly bruised and injured little girl trying to open one of her swollen eyes with her fingers. The…

Large Rally in Sana’a to Condemn Saudi Air Raid that Killed Some 50 Civilians

SHAFAQNA-Yemenis took to the streets of Sana’a to voice their outrage at a recent Saudi air raid, which hit a hotel north of the capital and claimed nearly 50 civilian lives. On Thursday, demonstrators gathered on the capital’s Sabaeen…

Binladin Group to resume expansion of Mecca Grand Mosque: Report

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SHAFAQNA- Saudi construction conglomerate Binladin Group reportedly plans to restart a $26.6-billion project to expand the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, nearly two years after a deadly crane crash halted the development operation. The…

Riyadh, Baghdad to reopen border – Probe sought of DAESH crimes

Iraqi and Saudi officials on Wednesday inspected a border crossing between their countries to examine how to reopen the frontier, closed for the past 27 years,, officials said Wednesday. The border has been shut to all travellers except Iraqi…

Al-Musawara neighborhood totally destroyed, Saudi Arabia says

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SHAFAQNA- According to Eastern Province’s secretariat on Tuesday, the demolition of the neighborhood has been fully completed in preparation for the commencement of removal work. Local reports claim that some 60 bulldozers were engaged…

Saudi crown prince ‘wants out’ of war on Yemen: Leaked emails

SHAFAQNA- Purported emails recently leaked show that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seeking an exit from the war that Saudi Arabia has been waging against Yemen on his initiative, more than two years into a conflict the Riyadh regime…