For the first time the BBC ran and article [once[ on the news criticises what the Saudis are up to in Yemen. This led me to do a little research, it appears that the House of Saud is getting a lot of criticsm. Could this be the start of the fall House of Saud? Still the UK can always give them asylum if needed.
Saudi 'economic bomb': Running out of money
Saudi Arabia may have to start taxing its people
Now Saudi Arabia can't pay for all those benefits. It ran a deficit of nearly $100 billion last year and expects something similar this year, if not worse.
The International Monetary Fund recently predicted that Saudi Arabia could run out of cash in five years or less if oil stays below $50 a barrel.
If the Saudi Royals start to tax their subjects instead of bribing them. Will their subjects demand a more open form of government?
Saudi Arabia's horrible execution spree: 30 Saudi citizens put to death for criticizing the king
Amnesty International in the strongest terms condemned the Saudi regime for sending 4 juveniles to gallows, considering the verdicts as a clear violation of international laws and conventions, since the defendants committed the alleged crimes participating in a pro-democracy rally, while under the age of 18.
Then again the charge was participating in a pro-democracy rally.
Saudi Arabia to legalize Mecca travel for non-Muslims, earn more from Hajj
In an effort to balance the budget Saudi Arabia’s government had already cut spending, sold bonds and tapped foreign reserves to compensate for the negative effect on the economy of the oil price plunge. It is also planning its first sale of
international bonds. Will these bonds pay interest?
Dutch parliament votes to ban weapon exports to Saudi Arabia
The Dutch vote effectively seeks to implement a decision in February by the European Parliament, which called on countries in the European Union to impose an arms embargo against Riyadh.
Around 6,000 people have been killed since Saudi-led troops entered the conflict in Yemen last March, almost half of them civilians, according to the United Nations.
I suppose if the Saudis are going broke, they might find out who their friends are?
Petitioning International Criminal Court: Saudi Arabia must be tried as a war criminal
With help of Yemeni activists, a global petition has been launched to convict Saudi regime in the International Criminal court.
The petition pointed some examples of Saudi Arabia’s crimes against Yemeni civilians, asking the international Criminal Court, to fulfil its duties of addressing crimes of genocide and war crimes and to punish the infanticide Regime.
I wonder if the use of depleted uranium shells and the damage [proven] it does to unborn babies is deemed a war crime? I bet there is no chance of the Yemen's succeeding, but i wish them well.
Saudi prince orgy party causes $80,000 damage to Hollywood Hills home, "Guests of the Prince were seen urinating on Plaintiff's neighbours' properties": Witnesses
I wonder if he an example of a good Muslim? Mind you it is not new, in Saudi they have a nice dual carriage way that runs from Riyadh to Bahrain so after Friday prayers certain Saudis could drive there easily?
Saudi foreign minister: His Royal Highness King Salman bin Abdul Aziz shall make a history-making visit to the democratic state of Israel in mid-July; the King wishes to follow in the footsteps of the late president Sadat of Egypt
I wonder if it is a case of my enemies enemy becomes my friend, Or is it; After trying for three years to get rid of Assad and his peace pipeline with Iraq/Iran/Syria. Now with the fall in oil/gas prices and the fact that Saudis are running short of money. The plan is to build a peace pipe line from Saudi, thru Jordan and Israel to the Mediterranean? After all Qatar, Bahrain and other Gulf coalition states must be running short of cash also and need a cheaper means of getting oil/gas to the west?