Amid Middle East Realignment & Saudi Blockade, Qatar Withdraws from OPEC

Amid Middle East Realignment & Saudi Blockade, Qatar Withdraws from OPEC

December 4, 2018

Qatar is withdrawing from oil organization OPEC, while Saudi Arabia continues its blockade. Colonel Larry Wilkerson says this is part of a larger realignment in the Middle East, as Turkey exerts more influence

Turkey plays Khashoggi crisis to its geopolitical advantage

The Murder of Jamal Khashoggi

October 25, 2018
A collection of our stories on the Jamal Khashoggi murder
Q&A with Paul Jay

The U.S and the Saudis: Q&A with Paul Jay

October 22, 2018
Paul Jay with host Ben Norton discusses the history of how US foreign policy has used the Saudi claim to lead the Islamic world to fight nationalism and socialism in the Middle East.
MbS: For better or for worse?

MbS: For better or for worse?

October 21, 2018

By James M. Dorsey / Mid-East Soccer. A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Stitcher, TuneIn and Tumblr. Embattled Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman could prove to be not only a cat with nine lives but also one that makes even stranger jumps. King Salman’s announcement that Prince Mohammed was put…

Demonstrators Condemn Saudi Prince Visit and UK Complicity in Yemen War

March 9, 2018

Protesters condemned British support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen and railed against the red-carpet welcome extended to its chief architect, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has a long record of shocking human rights abuses