IRAN’S Defence Minister hit back at threats made by Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince last week.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman ruled out dialogue with regional rival Iran due to what he said were its Shi’ite ambitions “to control the Islamic world.”
Tuesday 9th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
ANTI-ARMS trade activists protested outside weapons manufacturer Lockheed Martin’s London HQ last night against its profiteering from “human catastrophe” in Yemen.
The arms giant produces many of the weapons and war machines sold by Britain and the US to Saudi Arabia,...
Friday 28th Apr 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
RUSSIA called for the immediate lifting of the Saudi-led blockade of Yemen at a UN aid conference in Geneva yesterday.
Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov expressed concerns about “worrying rumours of an assault on Hodeida,” the Red Sea port supplying areas controlled...
Wednesday 26th Apr 2017
PM urged to call for release of men facing death for ‘protesting’
Wednesday 5th Apr 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
May enters grovelling mode as she visits her despotic pals
Tuesday 4th Apr 2017
nvestigation opened into 257 humanitarian breaches in Yemen
Friday 24th Feb 2017
HOW long will the Ministry of Defence investigation into allegations of breaches of international humanitarian law by Saudi forces in Yemen take?
Is this a serious, if belated, commitment to examine the effects of the Saudi-led coalition bombing campaign on the civilian population or...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Leading referee Mark Clattenburg stunned football yesterday after announcing his decision to leave the Premier League after 12 years to work in Saudi Arabia.
The 41-year-old Englishman’s move was confirmed by Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), the organisation...
Friday 17th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
YEMEN’S Saudi-backed government in exile denied yesterday that it had banned US commando raids after dozens of civilians were killed last month.
Ousted president Mabed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s foreign minister Abdul-Malik al-Mekhlafi said the Riyadh-based cabinet had asked for...
Thursday 9th Feb 2017
Court case to stop British weapons exports to Saudis begins
Wednesday 8th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain