Tag: Saudi Arabia

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler, seemingly knows no limits in his quest to quash critical media coverage of the kingdom. Most famously (infamously, really) was the brazen, brutal kidnapping, killing…

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A court in Saudi Arabia on Monday sentenced five people to death for the killing of Washington Post columnist and royal family critic Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in the…

President Trump’s reaction to the murderous rampage in Pensacola, Fla., on Friday by an officer of the Royal Air Force of Saudi Arabia was insensitive and grossly insufficient. Three American servicemen lost their lives and…

When Rita Hill (nee Tilman) graduated from Humboldt High in 1970, she never dreamed she’d live in Saudi Arabia. Nor did her husband J.R. Hill, a 1969 graduate of Crest High in Colony. Married in…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s top diplomat said today that any attack on his country over a drone-and-missile strike on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry will result in “all-out war,” further pushing up tensions…

Almost 800 years ago, the Persian poet Sa’adi offered a useful warning: Do you not see how the cornered cat Will tear out the eyes of a leopard with its tiny claws? In today’s Middle…

The attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil and gas facilities in Abqaiq, which has suspended half of the kingdom’s processing — corresponding to 6% of world supply — is a blow to one of the main…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “locked and loaded” to respond to a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia’s energy infrastructure that his…

Apparently Senator Jerry Moran is the only Kansas Republican willing to stand up to Saudi Arabia. Last week, Moran joined six other Senate Republicans in backing a resolution against President Trump’s use of emergency powers…

Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran thinks murder should have consequences. Why don’t his colleagues? Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran did the right thing again. He’s flying solo in that regard, as fellow Senate Republicans from Kansas and…