Thousands of Shia Men attends the Funeral of the Young Boy Killed by Saudi Forces


Shia Protest the Killing of the Shia Boy by Saudi ForcesJNN 11 Sept 2013 Riyadh : Thousands of people have attended the funeral ceremony of a young man killed in the eastern Saudi Arabian city of Awamiya during a crackdown on dissidents by regime forces. Continue reading

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One third of the Saudi Arabia’s Population lives under the Poverty Line , while the Royal Elites enjoy the Wealth


Saudi Arabian Poverty and PoorJNN 05 Aug 2013 Riyadh : A Saudi intellectual has warned more than 10 million Saudi civilians live below poverty line. Continue reading

Saudi Govt UnIslamic and Corrupt , ripened for a Revolution – Prince Khalid


Khaled Farhan Al-Saud's defection statementJNN 01 Aug 2013 Riyadh : Saudi Prince Khalid Bin Farhan al-Saud has announced his defection from the royal family, referring to his “suffering” under reign of al-Saud and called on other princes to break their silence.

A Saudi opposition political activist says power struggle was one of the main reasons behind Prince Khalid Bin Farhan Al-Saud defection from the ruling royal family in Saudi Arabia.

“With pride, I announce my defection from al-Saudi family in Saudi Arabia,” he wrote in his statement, according to a report from the Tehran-based Al-Alam news channel. “This regime in Saudi Arabia does not stand by God’s rules or even [the country’s] established rules and its policies, decisions and actions are totally based on [the] personal will of its leaders,” he continued.

The ruling royal family is composed of the descendants of Muhammad bin Saud and his brothers, though the ruling faction of the family is primarily led by the descendants of Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman al-Saud.

“All that is said in Saudi Arabia about respecting law and religion rules is factitious, so that they can lie and pretend that the regime obeys Islamic rules,” he said, criticizing the royal family for considering the country its own property and silencing all voices from inside and outside the government that called for any change or reform.

The Saudi prince said everything that the pro-reform opposition said about the country’s political, economical, judiciary, social and security conditions as well as their abuse of religious values was true, the report said. “The situation is even worse than what is said in criticisms.” He called on all those who cared for the future of the country to join him and break their silence.

Mujtahid Bin Hareth Bin Hammaam, nicknamed the “Julian Assange” of Saudi Arabia for revealing information about Saudi royal family, revealed recently that Prince Khalid Bin Farhan has defected from his family and joined the opposition.

Continuing his story in his recent leaks he said, Khalid Bin Farhan was a member of the Al Saud family and three generations of his ancestors had participated in late Saudi king Abdulaziz’s wars, but none of his family members have ever been raised to an official position in the government.

“Problems first emerged when Khalid’s father, Farhan bin Abdulaziz al-Farhan was put under pressure by Prince Salman, preventing him from travelling abroad. The reason behind these pressures was Farhan al-Farhan’s refusal to let Prince Salman interfere in his family business,” @Mujtahidd wrote in his tweeter account.

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is the Crown Prince, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia.

“Pressures and limitations disappointed Farhan al-Farhan, and finally these bans led to his complete isolation… but some of his sons and daughters broke their ban and migrated from the country. This made Salman plan for forcing them return and put their father under more pressure,” he wrote.

According to Mujtahidd, the crown prince failed to force Khalid go back to the kingdom but was able to make his sister, who was a dentist, return home. She is since under house arrest up until now.

The Saudi leaker said Prince Salman who found out about Khalid’s intentions about revealing secrets on corruptions of the royal family, tried to bribe him first and then threatened to harm his sister.

Khalid, in return, decided not to wait and continue his campaign, Mujtahidd wrote, adding that Khalid’s statements have turned to a source of serious concern for the Saudi regime.

“They fear that their divisions and problems are exposed but they pretend that they don’t care,” Mujtahidd’s tweet said.

Saudi prince Khaled Farhan Al-Saud, who announced his defection from the ruling royal family in Saudi Arabia, has published an English version of his statement on Twitter. Here is the statement:

Khaled Farhan Al-Saud's defection statement

 Statement From Prince Khaled Farhan Al-Saud

I declare my defection from the regime and support of Islah Movement led by Dr Saad Al-Fagih

I have had a personal and familial bitter experience with those holding power in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

This harsh personal experience at the hand of the ruling regime in the Kingdom made me try the taste of tyranny and appreciate what my countrymen experience and be one of them.

I realised how widespread is oppression, and how extensive is the practice of usurping people’s rights, disregard of the judiciary, manipulation of religion and other forms of inhumane practices.

This sour experience, led me to a list of conclusions that should be made public in order to clear my conscience.

First, I proudly declare my defection from the Saudi ruling family, for their policies, decisions and conduct are never governed by national or people’s interests but by personal whims.

Second, Those holding power in the kingdom do believe that they own the state: Land and people. They insist to run the country with this belief despite political awareness of the people and repeated calls for justice and freedom.

Third, those in power not only rejected all calls for reform put forward by prominent and respectable opposition figures and answered it with oppression and ill treatment, but they equally rejected proposed reform called for by members of the ruling family.

Fourth, the problems facing our country are not temporary and shallow, they are not merely matters of unemployment, low salaries and bad distribution of wealth and services, but are deep seated and real problems to do with widespread corruption, abuse of power and subjugation of the judicial powers by the executive in a way which oppresses the people’s aspirations. Previous experiences have proven that these troubles cannot be remedied except by comprehensive and deep rooted changes.

Fifth, those in power intentionally ignore the deteriorating situation in the country and instead indulge in lavish, squander and pomp to the degree that put national security in real danger.

Sixth, Most of what has been said by the reform and opposition groups about the political, social, economic situations and abuse of religion etc., is correct and objective.

Seventh, through my intimate knowledge of these in power I can assure everyone that they will not respond to advice and that what motivates them is their eagerness to oppress inside the country and to guard their interests outside it.

Therefore, no changes can be achieved except by applying various forms of pressure, be it political, through media campaigns, or through popular interior efforts.

Accordingly, I declare my support of all genuine reform movements eager to secure the interests of our citizens and in particular the Islah movement headed by Dr. Saad Al-Fagih.

I wish that all the silent princes who agree with me to come out in support in readiness to assume their responsibility for appease God and country.

Khalid bin Farhan bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Farhan Al-Saud

Germany

28/7/2013

Protest and Demonstrations across Pakistan against the Rocket Attack on Syedda Zainab s.a Holy Shrine


Pakistani Muslims Protest against the Rocket Attack on Syedda Zainab s.a ShrineJNN 24 July 2103 Karachi : Terrorist attack on holy shrine of Hazrat Syedda Zainab (AS) has sparked off stiff protest across Pakistan. From Karachi to Skardu, Shia Muslims wearing black suits and armbands have come out of their houses and gathered on main roads. Their protest demonstrations are going on in all small and big cities of all the five provinces of Pakistan.  Continue reading

Saudi Princess accused of Human trafficking and enslaving a Kenyan Woman arrested by Californian Police


Saudi Princess Meshael Alayban , 42 wife of Abdul Rehman bin Naseer Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud a

JNN 11 July 2013 California : A Saudi Arabian princess was arrested Wednesday and charged with human trafficking in Santa Ana, California for allegedly holding up to five women against their will and forcing them to work for several families in an Orange County condominium complex. Continue reading

Saudi Royal Family Members involved in Murder to Bribery in UK , yet still under Impunity


King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (R) and Qu

JNN 30 May 2013 London : In recent years revelations have been made concerning the involvement of members of Al Saud royal family in scandals in the UK ranging from murder to bribery despite the Saudi regime’s efforts to keep the veil of secrecy and the British government’s attempts to downplay the controversial affairs for the sake of its petro dollars.

In October 2010, a British court sentenced a Saudi prince to the maximum penalty of life in prison for murdering his servant.

Prince Saud Abdulaziz Bin Nasser, a grandson of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz, was jailed for killing Bandar Abdullah Abdulaziz in London’s Marylebone hotel on 15 February 2010, after subjecting him to a “sadistic” campaign of violence and sexual abuse.

In March 2013, however, Britain’s Ministry of Justice confirmed that the 36-year-old royal flew back to Saudi Arabia after he was granted a transfer to a prison in his homeland.

In June 2010, British Foreign Secretary William Hague also released details of crimes diplomatic staff were accused of, citing staff from the Saudi Arabian mission being suspected of human trafficking and sexual assault.

Moreover, in July 2011, a report showed the number of foreign diplomats and embassy staff in London being arrested over crimes is on the rise, with Saudi Arabia’s embassy topping the list.

According to the figures released by the Metropolitan Police, Saudi Arabia’s mission has produced the highest number of offenders, with four of its embassy staff nabbed for drink-drive charges and another for shoplifting.

Meanwhile, in July 2012, Saudi Princess Sara bint Talal bin Abdul Aziz claimed asylum in the UK over fears for her safety back home.

The princess went to the UK in 2007 after she fell out with her 80-year-old father Prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.

The political asylum request, which came weeks after the death of her uncle and main supporter Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, who was an opponent of her father, offered an insight into the tensions within the Saudi royal family.

In August 2012, Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) opened an investigation into allegations that a British defence firm deposited millions of pounds into a bank account in Switzerland belonging to one of the members of the Saudi royal family.

The deposit was reported to have been made to ensure that British Ministry of Defence (MoD) would grant a two-billion pounds contract to GPT, a British wing of European Aeronautic Defense & Space (EADS).

The bribery allegations were first brought to light by Ian Foxley, former employee of GPT Special Project Management, who claimed he was sacked after telling the SFO that Saudi officials had been given jewellery, luxury cars and briefcases full of cash.

In 2004, the BBC revealed that secret slush funds were used by the UK’s leading arms maker, BAE Systems, to grease the wheels of the biggest arms deals in British history.

Prince Turki bin Nasser, the Saudi official in charge of the al-Yamamah deal, was found to have been the principal beneficiary of a £60 million slush fund paid through Traveller’s World, a West End travel agency.

The UK Serious Fraud Office launched an investigation into allegations of bribery relating to BAE and the Saudi royals. But the UK government stopped the probe, fearing that it could ruin lucrative arms contracts with Saudi Arabia.

The then British Prime Minister Tony Blair said in December 2006 that the fraud inquiry was being suspended as it was putting diplomatic cooperation between Riyadh and London at risk.

In 1985, the British and Saudi governments began negotiations on a series of unprecedented arms contract known as Al-Yamamah. However, allegations emerged that BAE Systems made corrupt payments totalling £6 billion to Saudi royals to secure the arms deal.

Prince Bandar, son of Prince Sultan, the Saudi Defence Minister also played a key role in negotiations for the deal. According to the reports, the deal brought more than $30 million (£15 million) to Bandar’s dollar account at Riggs Bank in Washington.

In March 2013, court papers showed Prince Mishal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a former defense minister, and his son Prince Abdulaziz bin Mishal, were involved in a case of London-based company that allegedly facilitated money laundering.

According to contested allegations in court documents obtained by the Guardian and Financial Times, a brother and nephew of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz are embroiled in litigation with Jordanian businessman Faisal Almhairat over London-registered telecommunications company FI Call Ltd which they jointly owned.

 

Saudi forces Arrests another Shia Cleric on charges of Espionage , while the Shia Arabian Women Held a Massive Demonstration in the Shiite Majority area


Saudi Shia Women ProtestersJNN 27 May 2013 Riyadh : Saudi security forces have arrested another Shia cleric Sheikh Hassan al-Ziyad in the country on charges of espionage for Iran. While Shia Women also Held a Massive Demonstration in the Eastern Oil Rich Province of Qateef, for the release of all Political Prisoners and in Solidarity with the Bahraini Shia Population ,who are suppressed by the Al Khalifa Regime. Continue reading

Arabian Shia’s Stages Massive Show of Strength in a Demo against Al Saud’s illegal Detentions of thousands of Shias


Arabian Shia Massive Demo against Al SaudJNN 23 Feb 2013 Riyadh : People have once again taken to streets in a Massive show of Strength in the eastern Province of Qatif , Saudi Arabia to protest against the detention of protesters. Continue reading

Secret Saudi Document Revealed , Hardcore Criminals sent to terrorize Syrians, Mosque Burnt


Saudi sent Terrorist in SyriaJNN 15 Dec 2012 Aden : Yemeni independent news websites published on Sunday a Saudi secret official document confirming that the regime of al-Saud ordered the release of a group of hundreds of most wanted criminals who are sentenced to death on crimes related to drug smuggling, killing and rape to send them to Syria and join the armed terrorist groups. And these Saudi sponsored Criminals are ordered to desecrate Mosques and Holy Places of Islam , and especially to target the Shia Community Members and their religious Places and Programs , and promote sectarianism. Continue reading

Saudi Monarchy forcing and sending Young Detainees & Weapons to fuel Insurgency in Syria


 

JNN 09 Oct 2012 Damascus : An official source at the Arab secret resistance movement – Hasm – noted recently that even if Al Saud regime was claiming officially not to like the idea of young Saudis going to fight Jihad in Syria, it was secretly forcing and sending young detainees and weapons in to Syria through Turkish Border , to re enforce the Insurgents. Continue reading

Tortured and Jailed by Ale Saud, Shia Cleric Nemr Al Nemr starts Hunger Strike


 

JNN 22 July 2012 Riyadh : Relatives of jailed Saudi cleric Sheikh Nemr al-Nemr have expressed concern over his health condition, saying the mistreated Shia figure has started an open-ended hunger strike.  Continue reading

Bahraini protesters clash with police after rally ban, police fire tear gas on thousands of protesters


JNN 21 July 2012 Manama : Violent clashes erupted in Bahrain as thousands protested the government’s move to limit political marches. Police used tear gas and, reportedly, rubber bullets to disperse the crowd, which responded with firebombs. Continue reading

Bickering Saudi Monarchy's Runaway Princess Sarah seeks asylum in Britain


JNN 02 July 2012 London : Sarah Bint Talal, nephew of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz, whose extended stay request has been rejected by the Saudi Arabian embassy in London in coordination with British authorities, has applied for asylum in the UK.

She was Saudi Arabia’s “Barbie” princess; the pampered granddaughter of the Kingdom’s founder and daughter of one of his most powerful and favoured sons.

Princess Sara bint Talal bin Abdulaziz, however, is claiming political asylum in the UK over fears for her safety back home. Continue reading

Bickering Saudi Monarchy’s Runaway Princess Sarah seeks asylum in Britain


JNN 02 July 2012 London : Sarah Bint Talal, nephew of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz, whose extended stay request has been rejected by the Saudi Arabian embassy in London in coordination with British authorities, has applied for asylum in the UK.

She was Saudi Arabia’s “Barbie” princess; the pampered granddaughter of the Kingdom’s founder and daughter of one of his most powerful and favoured sons.

Princess Sara bint Talal bin Abdulaziz, however, is claiming political asylum in the UK over fears for her safety back home. Continue reading

Arabian Shia hold anti Ale Saud Rally in the Shia Majority Oil Rich Eastern Province of Qatif


JNN 10 May 2012 Riyadh : Saudi Arabia’s Eastern province has been hit by yet another anti-government protest rally in which demonstrators have condemned the long-time rule of Al Saud for its suppression of protests. Continue reading