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US arms sale to Saudi and UAE Biden administration decides to sell more arms to Saudi Arabia and UAE 

The US announced the sale of over USD 5 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE on the same day that the UN announced the extension of the truce in Yemen for two more months

Biden advances Israel’s agenda, one meeting at a time

After facing criticism during his three-day visit to Israel, Biden will visit Saudi Arabia where he try to convince Arab nations to “normalize” tries with the Zionist regime

Biden’s visit signals nothing has changed on Saudi Arabia

Except for a brief bout of harsh criticism of Saudi Arabia during his campaign, Joe Biden has stayed the course when it comes to assistance to Saudi Arabia though it has been justified as being for ‘defensive’ purposes

Amnesty International calls on Saudi Arabia to end travel bans on activists and families

The campaign titled ‘#LetThemFly’ documents in detail the cases of 30 Saudi human rights activists and 39 cases of family members and relatives of activists who were subjected to travel restrictions

Saudi fisherman strike Saudi fishermen go on strike protesting hike in fees, surcharges

Fishermen of the Gulf region’s biggest fish market in the eastern Saudi city of Qatif have demanded that the government immediately reverse the new surcharges  

UN human rights chief condemns mass executions in Saudi Arabia

High commissioner Michelle Bachelet also called upon the Saudi government to suspend all pending executions, commute active death sentences in the country and implement a moratorium on the use of the capital punishment in the country immediately

UNSC resolution against Houthis Yemen UNSC extends arms embargo on Houthis, continues to ignore Saudi-led coalition crimes in Yemen

In a strongly worded statement, the UNSC labelled the Houthis as a ‘terrorist’ group despite human rights groups warning against such a move due to its adverse humanitarian and diplomatic consequences for the civilian population in Yemen

Saudi airstrikes in Yemen Saudi Arabia-led coalition continues airstrikes in civilian areas in Yemen

UAE, a partner in the Saudi coalition waging a war in Yemen, has demanded the US to redesignate the Houthis as a terrorist orgnization 

Saudi attacks in Yemen Following Houthis’ strike on UAE, Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen killing 12

The Houthis had used drones and ballistic missiles to launch attacks inside the UAE. The UAE is a partner in the Saudi-led coalition which has been waging a war inside Yemen for the past seven years

Saudi airstrikes in Yemen At least three civilians killed in Saudi airstrike near Yemeni capital Sana’a

The Saudi Arabia-led military coalition has increased its airstrikes inside Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen since last week. A Saudi airstrike last Monday damaged the Sana’a international airport, preventing the flow of critical humanitarian aid to the country

Saudi airstrikes in Yemen Saudi-led airstrike at Sanaa airport disrupts aid supply to war-ravaged Yemen

Saudi-led airstrikes caused widespread damage to the Sanaa airport where the majority of aid comes into Yemen, causing many international aid organizations to raise concerns

Saudi spying Pegasus Saudis used Pegasus to spy on UN investigator looking into war crimes in Yemen 

Saudi Arabia started spying on the chairman of the UN-mandated Group of Eminent Experts weeks before the independent panel released a bombshell report recommending criminal prosecution against members of the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen