Saudi Arabia’s vulnerability, a waste of resources on national security

Billions of dollars spent by Saudi Arabia on cutting edge Western military hardware mainly designed to deter high altitude attacks has proved no match for low-cost drones and cruise missiles used in a strike that crippled its giant oil industry. Saturday’s assault on Saudi oil facilities that halved production has exposed how ill-prepared the Gulf … Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s vulnerability, a waste of resources on national security

Houthi Rebels call out Saudi Arabian government for telling lies

Iran-backed Houthi rebels fighting for supremacy in Yemen, have accused Saudi Arabia of fabricating evidence claiming Iran was behind drone attacks on two of its oil facilities on Saturday. The BBC reports that Brig-Gen Yahya Sarea, a spokesperson for the rebels, said the damage to the two oil facilities were downplayed. According to the British broadcaster, … Continue reading Houthi Rebels call out Saudi Arabian government for telling lies

Over 136 dead in Saudi-Yemeni air strikes

A series of Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen have killed at least 136 civilians since 6 December, 2017, a report from Reuters confirms. The United Nations (UN) also verified that a total of 87 civilians were severely injured across the capital Sana’a, Saada and Hudaydah. Image shows  scene from a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Sanaa, Yemen … Continue reading Over 136 dead in Saudi-Yemeni air strikes