Saudi Arabia

Barky Snubbed by Saudi King

After all the kowtowing, ingratiating, and ass-kissing, this is the thanks he gets. From Fox News. The kings of both Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will not attend this week’s summit of Gulf nation leaders hosted by Barack Obama at Camp David. In a statement Sunday, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Thursday’s summit coincides with …

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Saudi Cleric Calls Olympics “Satanic”

From our ‘friends’ the perpetually outraged, misogynist, anti-Semitic, anti-Christian, Islamofascist, infidel-killing terrorist sponsor, the Saudis. Saudi Cleric Muhammad Al-Munajid Slams the Beijing Olympics: Nothing Makes Satan Happier Than the “Bikini” Olympics Following are excerpts from an interview with Saudi cleric Muhammad Al-Munajid, which aired on Al-Majd TV on August 10, 2008. Muhammad Al-Munajid: how come modern …

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U.S. Terrorist’s Conviction Upheld

Holy crap, a court with balls. A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction of an American citizen for plotting to assassinate President George W. Bush and conspiring with al Qaeda, rejecting his claims that he had been tortured into confessing by the Saudi police. As part of its ruling, the appeals court based …

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Our “Friends” the Saudis and Terrorist Connections

DOBOJ, Bosnia – For years, Saudi Arabia flatly denied it had provided money and logistical support for Islamist militant groups that attacked Western targets. But that assertion is disputed by a former al-Qaeda commander who testified in a United Nations war-crimes trial that his unit was funded by the Saudi High Commission for Relief of …

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Mohammad’s Home Bulldozed for Public Toilets

What a fitting replacement! From a review of Steve Coll’s book, “The Bin Ladens’: An Arabian Family in the American Century,” by Tim Rutten, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer: What’s most striking about Coll’s book is its undidactic but unflinching account of just how rancidly dysfunctional the Saudi royals’ governance has been and of how …

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Camel Jockeys Hold Beauty Contests…for Their Camels

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — “It’s just like judging a beautiful girl,” said Fowzan al-Madr, a camel breeder from the Kharj region southeast of Riyadh. “You look for big eyes, long lashes and a long neck — maybe 39 or 40 inches.” As he spoke, Madr was surveying the offerings at Saudi Arabia’s largest camel market, …

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