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Monday, 3 July 2017 - 12:31

Behind the Scenes at the Saudi-Qatari Rift

Saudi Arabia, with the bellicose support of President Trump, has launched a diplomatic and partial economic offensive against the ridiculously small state of Qatar and is dragging its allies, the United Arab Emirates in particular, into a potential major headache. You see the de facto capital of the Emirates is Abu Dhabi which uses Qatari […]

Sunday, 2 July 2017 - 07:57

Saudi king relieves Nayef as crown prince

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has replaced Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud with his own son, Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the deputy crown prince and defense minister. According to a royal decree, Mohammed bin Salman, 31, was also named deputy prime minister, and shall maintain his post as defense […]