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No more wars over oil

No more wars over oil Saudi Arabia and the US are driving closer to war with Iran, following drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil plants last Saturday.

Warmongers to descend on London ‘festival of violence’

Warmongers to descend on London ‘festival of violence’ Representatives of some of the world’s most brutal regimes are set to descend on London next week.

British arms found in Yemen show up links between Tories and Saudi Arabia

British arms found in Yemen show up links between Tories and Saudi Arabia More evidence of Britain’s role in Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen was uncovered this week.

Letters—Oxford Union has helped to legitimise far right bigotry

Letters—Oxford Union has helped to legitimise far right bigotry The Oxford Union, a posh private debating club for Oxford University students, invited far right guru Steve Bannon to speak a fortnight ago.

Oil is an incentive in the US and Saudi relationship

Oil is an incentive in the US and Saudi relationship The recent see-sawing of the oil price has a lot more to do with politics—particularly geopolitical competition among states—than economics

British-backed war on Yemen kills 85,000 children

British-backed war on Yemen kills 85,000 children Some 85,000 children in Yemen under the age of five have are thought to have died of hunger or disease in the last three years

Tory hypocrisy over famine in Yemen

13 November 2018
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called on Saudi Arabia to “stop famine and cholera intensifying” in Yemen ahead of meeting with the country’s rulers this week.

Murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi shows up a brutal regime

28 October 2018
Arabian activist Ameen Nemer tells Socialist Worker how a journalist’s murder will shine a light on the regime’s brutality

Khashoggi killing lifts lid on a murky world

23 October 2018
W ith every new detail that emerges, the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi seems as desperate as it was gruesome.

Clash between Turkey and Saudi Arabia gives Donald Trump a headache

16 October 2018
We’ve seen again how hard it has become to manage the Middle East in the interests of Western imperialism. The players this time are the US, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

Murder in Yemen—Saudi coalition crimes revealed

01 September 2018
A UN panel of experts has released a damning report into the Saudi-led war in Yemen, revealing widespread use of torture. Nick Clark unpacks the evidence

British bombs killing children in Yemen

28 August 2018
 

Britain’s ally Saudi Arabia kills 29 children in Yemen

14 August 2018
As many as 29 children in Yemen were killed in an airstrike carried out by a military coalition armed and funded by Britain.

Path of Blood helps us understand contradictions of Al Qaeda

17 July 2018
The mainstream media likes to portray Al Qaeda fighters simply as fanatical terrorists, but a new documentary shows how they live, says Harjeevan Gill

Saudis use British bombs to brutalise Yemeni port

19 June 2018
People in Yemen face war, starvation and disease—and Britain must share the blame, says?Charlie Kimber

Western bombs kill 40 Yemenis as Saudi Arabian-led attacks continue

24 April 2018
At least 20 people were killed when an airstrike by the Saudi Arabian-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen last weekend.

Theresa May is a faithful friend to corrupt Mohammed bin Salman

13 March 2018
Only someone with Theresa May’s flair for public relations would have received Mohammed bin Salman, crown prince of Saudi Arabia, on International Women’s Day last Thursday.

Hundreds of protesters greet Saudi Arabian crown prince’s arrival in Britain

08 March 2018
Anti-war protesters greeted Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman with chants of “Hands off Yemen” on Wednesday—the first day of his visit to Britain.

Gunfights and killing as Yemen rebels split

05 December 2017
‘Treasonous leader’ assassinated as Saudi aggression fuels more chaos and carnage

Theresa May’s visit solidifies friendship with Saudi Arabia

01 December 2017
Britain has backed Saudi Arabia since the kingdom’s birth because it wanted to maintain its influence in the Middle East. But its rulers are running into difficulties, writes Nick Clark

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