Category Archive: Saudi Arabia

And so it begins: US Attack on Yemen

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[It appears in our short absence the US has engaged in direct, open missile strikes in Yemen.  Yemen has been under covert American attack for years. Where drones circle the skies waiting to… Continue reading

The twisted spiderwebs of imperialism are strangling yemen.

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[Last week, we booted up New Power after a long absence with a look into the conflict in Yemen. We discussed how the US imperial policy is to outsource the dirty work of… Continue reading

If 2 million children starved in Yemen, would they make a sound?

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 [We are bombarded with stories of inhuman atrocities in Syria, of children suffering and indiscriminate bombing. While this is clearly horrible the Western media turns a blind eye to  the situation in Yemen.… Continue reading

UN blames Saudi-led forces for most Yemen deaths

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[Saudi Arabia is one of the most reactionary regimes in the world. It is less a traditional state than a family-owned corporation that has been entrusted to secure oil for Empire. It is… Continue reading

Turkey’s nationalist ‘Gray Wolves’ enter Syrian fray

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[Turkey, like the Gulf States and Israel, are allied with the USA against the Syria people. Fascism is on the move.. — MP] Turkey’s nationalist ‘Gray Wolves’ enter Syrian fray by Fehim Taştekin… Continue reading

British arms companies ramp up bomb sales to Saudi Arabia by 100 times despite air strikes on civilians

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[Empire armed to the teeth to impose its will on the Middle East. – NP] (http://www.independent.co.uk/) British arms companies ramp up bomb sales to Saudi Arabia by 100 times despite air strikes on civilians… Continue reading

Iranians are no longer allowed to make the pilgrimage to Mecca.

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Iranians are no longer allowed to make the pilgrimage to Mecca. by Elaine Teng (https://newrepublic.com/) In a further escalation in tensions with Saudi Arabia, the Iranian government today banned its citizens from making the annual trip to Islam’s holiest city, a journey required at… Continue reading

Iran accuses Saudis of striking its Yemen embassy as tensions grow

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[Saudi Arabia is another face of Empire. This criminal act shows how Empire has no regard for international law. – NP] by Greg Botelho and Schams Elwazer, CNN (CNN) Iran’s government accused Saudi… Continue reading

The myth of the 1,400 year Sunni-Shia war

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The myth of the 1,400 year Sunni-Shia war by Murtaza Hussain Murtaza Hussain is a Toronto-based writer and analyst focused on issues related to Middle Eastern politics. @@MazMHussain (http://www.aljazeera.com/) During the period of… Continue reading

Western ally Saudi Arabia sentenced a Palestinian poet to death for renouncing Islam

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[Just shows that human rights mean nothing to the imperialists. The imperialists violate human rights as they please — NP] Western ally Saudi Arabia sentenced a Palestinian poet to death for renouncing Islam… Continue reading

Aden’s overwhelmed hospitals turn into hospices

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[Yet more tragedy caused by the interference of the imperialists in Yemen. “We must oppose foreign intervention in Yemen, especially by Empire. We must denounce the militarist policies of Empire, especially the United… Continue reading

Hezbollah blames Saudi Arabia for spread of extremism

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[The spread of extremism can not just be blamed on Saudi Arabia.  The legacy of European colonialism and western imperialism in the region certainly helps to create the fertile ground where these archaic… Continue reading