Local Editor A detained Saudi cleric, Suleiman al-Doweesh, has been tortured to death during his incarceration, following a crackdown on suspected critics of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to reports. Twitter account ‘prisoners of conscience’ documents those held in Saudi Arabia’s crackdown. In a tweet posted on Tuesday, it said: “We confirm the news […]
Iraqi political leader and Shi’a cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has spent the last weeks trying to form a governing coalition after his broad Saairun alliance won a plurality of 54 parliamentary seats. Al-Sadr is a man who has had many enemies in his life ranging from Saddam Hussein to the United States and Britain and more recently to […]
ED-NOTE – The real Palestinian tragedy is that Palestinians have allowed ‘anti-zionist’ Jews and Jewish ‘human rights’ groups to lead their movement, dictate their goals and control their narrative. MEDIUM – There are two camps in the Palestinian movement. One puts the Palestinians first, the other put’s Jewish sensibilities first (…) Jews seem to be, […]
Blackstone Intelligence Network This is an introduction to the Iran nuclear deal for people new to the subject – or for those who wonder if Iran is truly trying to build nuclear weapons as Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel claim.
What happens when an unthinkable war meets an unbeatable case of war fever? Thanks to Russia-gate, unsubstantiated reports about the use of poison gas in Syria, and a slew of similar factoids and pseudo-scandals, the world may soon find out. In saner times, including during the Cold War at even its most heated, political leaders […]