Saudi Arabia


Concerns Regarding U.S. Approval Of Nuclear Power Work In Saudi Arabia 1

On the 28th of March, it was widely reported that the U.S. Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, had approved six secret “Part 810” authorizations. These authorizations were granted to companies which are seeking to sell nuclear power technology and advice to Saudi Arabia. The pursuit of nuclear power by the Saudi […]


Saudi Arabian Human Rights Abuses Reprimanded By United Nations

In a rare move, dozens of countries have stingingly rebuked Saudi Arabia’s treatment of detained activists, including imprisoned women’s rights campaigners. The statement included all 28 European Union members, as well as many other Western nations, and was issued in this Thursday’s session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. […]


The International Defense Exhibition Continues the Flow of Western Weapons into Yemen

The annual International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates took place from February 17 to 21 last week, raising ethical questions regarding the use of Western arms in Yemen’s civil war. UAE has signed $3.3 billion in arms contracts since Sunday, according to Reuters, including a $1.55 […]


Princess Reema Appointed As Saudi Arabia’s First Female U.S Ambassador

Over the weekend, Saudi Arabia appointed its first female Ambassador to the United States. Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud’s designation was announced in a royal decree on Saturday, a move that seems to be attempting to heal the strained relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia which had since […]


Jamal Khashoggi’s Fiancée Pleads To The E.U. To “Transcend Economic Interests”

Last Tuesday, the European Parliament congregated in Brussels to listen to Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of the murdered Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. Cengiz had been invited by the European Parliament’s subcommittee on human rights to give evidence on the human rights abuses occurring within the Gulf Cooperation Council states. During […]


U.S Sought To Rush Through Nuclear Technology Sale To Saudi Arabia

After multiple whistleblowers came forward, the U.S House Oversight and Reform Committee have released a staff report which shows that the White House has been seeking to fast track the sale of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia. Not only has the White House has sought to proceed with the sale […]