Pompeo arrives in Bahrain, first leg of a tour in the Gulf

Pompeo arrives in Bahrain, first leg of a tour in the Gulf

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Bahrain on Friday, the first leg of a tour of the Gulf’s petro-kingdoms, an AFP journalist said. According to a spokesman for the State Department, partnerships with these Arab countries are essential for the protection of the world’s energy supply, the fight against “radical Islamic terrorism” and […]

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Afghan Taliban refuse to negotiate in Saudi Arabia

Afghan Taliban refused to negotiate in Saudi Arabia

The Afghan Taliban have given up this month to visit Saudi Arabia for further talks with US envoys because of Ryad’s willingness to include representatives of Kabul in the talks. Islamist insurgents are demanding that this fourth round of talks with US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad be held in Qatar, where the Taliban have political […]

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Khashoggi Murder five death sentences required at the opening of the trial

Khashoggi Murder : five death sentences required at the opening of the trial

The Saudi General Attorney has demanded the death penalty for five of the 11 suspects accused of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the opening Thursday of their trial in a criminal court in Riyadh. The 11 suspects appeared in the presence of their lawyers, according to a statement from the Attorney General issued by the […]

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Afghan Taliban refuse to negotiate with Kabul

Afghan Taliban refuse to negotiate with Kabul

The Taliban refused Sunday to negotiate with the Afghan government next month, in Saudi Arabia, where their representatives are to meet with US envoys to begin the peace process. A delegation of the Islamist militia met with members of the US administration on December 17 in the United Arab Emirates, but the movement remains hostile […]

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Iran Explosion of a car bomb in the Chabahar port

Iran: Explosion of a car bomb in the Chabahar port

A suicide car bomb attack left at least three people dead and several injured Thursday in Iran’s Chabahar port, near the border with Pakistan, Iran’s media reports. “This morning, a bomb inside a car exploded near a police station in Chabahar, killing three people and injuring others,” the acting governor of Chabahar told state television. […]

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Yemen Houthi delegation flies to Sweden

Yemen : Houthi delegation flies to Sweden

The Houthi delegation left the Yemeni capital Sanaa for Sweden on Tuesday afternoon for UN-sponsored peace talks, the first since 2016, amid pressure from Western countries to end the conflict in the country. Yemen. UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, who arrived in Sana’a on Monday, is accompanying the Shiite militia delegation aboard the plane, which […]

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Mike Pompeo No direct element linking the crown prince to Khashoggi assassination

Mike Pompeo : No direct element linking the crown prince to Khashoggi assassination

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Ben Salmane is accused of commissioning the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to leaks in the media, the CIA estimates that Mohammed bin Salman has sponsored the murder of this Saudi journalist criticism of the regime … Operation damage control. US intelligence services have no “direct” element linking Saudi […]

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Khashoggi case Macron discussed with Mohammed ben Salman on G20 sidelines

Khashoggi case: Macron discussed with Mohammed ben Salman on G20 sidelines

Emmanuel Macron reportedly spoke of the Khashoggi affair, the oil price trend and Yemen’s political situation with the Saudi Crown Prince. Emmanuel Macron had a short discussion on Thursday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to express the wish of Europeans “to involve international experts in the investigation” on the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi […]

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How Trump sells the atom to Saudi Arabia

How Trump sells the atom to Saudi Arabia ?

The US administration has been negotiating since 2017 with Saudi Arabia the supply of nuclear reactors, which could lead to the manufacture of the atomic bomb. To justify his hesitation to incriminate the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), suspected by the CIA of sponsoring the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Donald Trump does […]

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