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  • Janus Johnson fawns on his Saudi friends

    GYMNASTIC Boris Johnson simultaneously grovelled to Saudi Arabia and covered his own backside yesterday after being put through the Downing Street wringer for saying that the repressive state was exploiting Islam to further its proxy wars in the Middle East.

    The Foreign Secretary, who...

    Monday 12th Dec 2016

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • Iran asks Saudi rivals to help take on terror

    IRAN offered an olive branch to regional rival Saudi Arabia yesterday, proposing the formation of a bloc of Muslim countries to fight terrorism and boost economic co-operation.

    Parliamentary Speaker Ali Larijani told a security conference that the two countries, along with Turkey,...

    Monday 12th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Sharks circle after Boris Johnson Saudi blather

    Proxy wars accusation causes diplomatic upset

    Saturday 10th Dec 2016

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • The West’s policies towards Islamic countries backfire spectacularly

    The pursuit of imperial ambitions at all costs has undermined democratic forces in the Arab world in favour of deadly extremism, writes JOHN ELLISON

    Friday 9th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Hypocrisy over Saudi Arabia

    THE government has acted swiftly to distance itself from Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s comments about Saudi Arabia’s role in the world, which were rather too close to the truth for comfort.

    The Foreign Secretary had noted that “there are politicians who are...

    Friday 9th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Sketch: At least there was some truth to Bojo’s latest gaffe

    BUMPTIOUS Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has once again shown that he only opens his mouth to change feet by inadvertently exposing the shameful relationship between Britain and Saudi Arabia.

    Ironically his latest gaffe, at an international conference in Rome, was caused by the most...

    Friday 9th Dec 2016

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain

  • 15 ‘spies for Iranians’ condemned to death

    MORE than 30 defendants were convicted of spying for Iran by a criminal court in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh yesterday, with 15 sentenced to death.

    Thirty Saudis, one Iranian and one Afghan national were convicted. The defendants’ names were not released.


    Wednesday 7th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Egypt turns its back on Saudi allies against terror

    EGYPTIAN President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has given his support to Syria and Iraq in their struggle against foreign-backed terrorism — bringing Cairo into conflict with its erstwhile ally Saudi Arabia.

    In a live interview with Portugal’s RTP TV on Tuesday, Mr Sissi said:...

    Thursday 24th Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Yemen: Pupils rally against Saudi bombing

    SCHOOLCHILDREN in Yemen’s Mahweet province rallied yesterday in protest at Saudi Arabia continuing to bomb the country in breach of a ceasefire that it has agreed to.

    The pupils in the province west of the capital Sanaa called on the world to end the Saudi-led invasion...

    Monday 21st Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Yemen: Saudi-led forces kill 21 civilians on eve of truce

    THE US-brokered ceasefire in Yemen got off to a shaky start at midnight on Thursday after the Saudi-led invasion coalition got in one last massacre of civilians.

    At least 21 people were killed earlier in the day when coalition forces shelled a market in the south-western city of Taiz,...

    Saturday 19th Nov 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World