Saudi Arabia

Adel Haddad
Macron’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia was the first time a Western leader landed in the kingdom since the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Just prior to that he signed arms deals worth €17 billion in the UAE. What moves the French President?
Samia Aghbari
Yemen’s walls are full of political slogans that reflect the country’s sharp divisions and years of war on the ground. In addition to religious slogans, all local and regional players in the Yemen War are present on the walls. Except President Hadi is remarkably absent.
Abdel-Rashid Fakih
Without efforts targeting all elements in the Yemen War, the US special envoy’s mission will be perceived as but a move aimed at relieving the Biden administration from its electoral promises and resuming relations with Saudi Arabia in order to continue the massive arms sales with a clear conscience.
Ali Nour
The decision by the Gulf countries to ban all Lebanese imports due to the statements made by minister George Kordahi, before he was a minister, will no doubt hurt a country already in crisis. What is the goal? Will it end here? Or will remittances soon be targeted too?  
Hala Nasreddine
Regardless of the reasons that prompted Saudi Arabia to target and wiretap the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, there is no legal or moral justification for what the Kingdom has done to its allies.
Hala Nasreddine
The UAE is imposing itself as a strong competitor to the Kingdom, and if the UAE has indeed taken the decision to eavesdrop on the Hadi government’s ministers by itself and without the knowledge of the Kingdom, this indicates a great division between the two countries…
Hala Nasreddine
Despite the strong alliance between the two countries, especially after President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi assumed the presidency in 2014, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia follows a policy of mistrust of allies and enemies alike.
Daraj
Created by an Israeli firm, approved by the Israeli Knesset and sold under supervision of the Israeli Ministry of Defense, Pegasus software helped suppress freedom of expression and allowed for sexual blackmail of journalists and activists alike. How does that sound for “the only democracy in the Middle East?”
Jan Egeland
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Qatar must act now to avert a manmade famine unfolding on their doorstep.
Alia Ibrahim
“The dark times for those fighting for human rights, freedom of speech and democratic reform are about to get darker, but today a little justice was done to Jamal …”
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