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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…

Saudi Arabia pays $4.2bn in aid to its citizens

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SHAFAQNA - middle east monitor : Saudi Arabia has paid $4.2 billion to its citizens over seven months as part of the government’s Citizen Account Programme to support nationals in the face of rising energy prices and newly-imposed taxes, the Anadolu…

Yemeni forces deal heavy blow to Arab coalition

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SHAFAQNA - IRNA: Yemeni army and popular committees on Saturday dealt a heavy blow to forces of Saudi-lead coalition of Arab countries in Al Jah region on the western coasts of the country, killing 58 military men. According to Almasirah…

Inside Saudi Arabia’s gilded prison at Riyadh Ritz-Carlton

SHAFAQNA - The BBC was granted a rare access to the five-star Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh, where dozens of Saudi elites have been held. Within its gilded walls, 200 VIPs have been held since November 4, accused of corruption, money-laundering,…