Posts Tagged “murder”

Israeli police kill Palestinian civilian in cold blood

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Israeli police kill Palestinian civilian in cold blood

Israeli police kill Palestinian civilian in cold blood B’Tselem released a video and details of the apparent murder by Israeli police of Palestinian Ahmad ‘Abdu. ‘Abdu was in his car when he was surrounded and seriously injured during a hail of bullets by Israeli police and soldiers. He was wounded but not dead, but the…

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Blinken condemns Pakistan decision to acquit killers of Daniel Pearl

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Blinken condemns Pakistan decision to acquit killers of Daniel Pearl

Blinken condemns Pakistan decision to acquit killers of Daniel Pearl The Pakistani Supreme Court announced this week that it would reverse the conviction of the man accused of masterminding the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal’s Asia Bureau Chief Daniel Pearl in Pakistan. U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken denounced the decision saying he hoped…

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Al-Thani family raises red flags as Qatar prepares to host 2022 FIFA World Cup

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Al-Thani family raises red flags as Qatar prepares to host 2022 FIFA World Cup

Al-Thani family raises red flags as Qatar prepares to host 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar’s ruling Al-Thani family is making headlines but not the kind the Royal family wants. One son is accused of murder and of threatening to murder a dozen people including former American employees, while another is embroiled in the U.S. College…

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UN Human Rights agency releases report on Khashoggi murder

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UN Human Rights agency releases report on Khashoggi murder

UN Human Rights agency releases report on Khashoggi murder The United Nations Human Rights Council released a 99 page report detailing the gruesome murder of former Saudi advocate and later Washington Post columnist and critic of the Saudi Government, Jamal Khashoggi, on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Khashoggi had been an insider with special access and…

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President Trump stands with Saudi Arabia

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President Trump stands with Saudi Arabia

President Trump stands with Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump released the following statement reinforcing his administration’s support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the face of the investigation into the Saudi killing of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi on October 2, 2018, in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey: The world is a…

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Saudis identify suspects in murder of Jamal Khashoggi

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Saudis identify suspects in murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Saudis identify suspects in murder of Jamal Khashoggi Saudi Arabia officials announced that 11 suspect’s have been indicted by the Saudi Arabian prosecutor in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi on October 2, 2018 during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The Public Prosecutor issued a statement following the two previous statements issued…

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Arab Americans votes and the Yemen war

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Arab Americans votes and the Yemen war

Arab Americans votes and the Yemen war By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz With diverse backgrounds Arab and Muslim Americans vote in unpredictable ways; however, in these midterm elections the majority are likely to favor Democrats. Feelings are hurt. President Trump has managed to insult many minorities; and for Americans with Middle Eastern or Muslim backgrounds the provocation has been exceptional….

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American news media exploits Khashoggi torture-killing for their own agenda

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American news media exploits Khashoggi torture-killing for their own agenda

American news media exploits Khashoggi torture-killing for their own agenda The mainstream American news media plays a hypocritical role in managing partisan views of the Middle East and the Arab World. Criticism of the Arab World is heightened but criticism of Israel is suppressed and often whitewashed. The coverage of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi…

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Saudi leaders acknowledge role in death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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Saudi leaders acknowledge role in death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi leaders acknowledge role in death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi Officials for the Royal Family in Saudi Arabia acknowledge that journalist Jamal Khashoggi had been killed claiming it was the result of a fight that began after he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2, 2018. Khashoggi was a deputy editor at…

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The Rise and the Fall of the Prince: Fear & Cruelty

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The Rise and the Fall of the Prince: Fear & Cruelty

The Rise and the Fall of the Prince: Fear & Cruelty A ruler needs then to be a fox to recognize traps and a lion to frighten away the wolves. The mysterious and gruesome stories about the disappearance of anti-Saudi Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi has left many people wondering and afraid. A former insider…

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World denounces Israel for brutality in Gaza Strip

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World denounces Israel for brutality in Gaza Strip

World denounces Israel for brutality in Gaza Strip The United Nations General Assembly spoke out powerfully against Israeli atrocities including the intentional killing and maiming of civilian protestors who are outside of Israel’s borders. Vicious Nikki Haley gets slapped down by members of the United Nations criticizing her hypocrisy to denounce violence against civilians around the…

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Syrian journalist murdered with mother in Turkey

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Syrian journalist murdered with mother in Turkey

Syrian journalist murdered with mother in Turkey Orient News English reported that their English language editor Halla Barakat was found murdered in her apartment with her mother this morning in Turkey. Barakat was a fierce critic of the violence in Syria and was investigating war crimes there. She was investigating abuses and torture of prisoners…

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