49 articles tagged "Saudi King Salman"
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Trump Will Not Fight Iran only Stifle Its Economy – Sanctions by another Name
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 9, 2017

Sanctions will not be declared, but parties consorting with Iran will be barred from US.

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Saudi Arabia’s Wary Social Revolution
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2017

Young Saudis mark their first Valentine’s Day and see their first female Stock Exchange Director.

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Trump: New Iran sanctions, USS Cole to Red Sea
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 3, 2017

A fresh round of sanctions was followed by the posting of the USS Cole to the Red Sea. Tehran or its Middle East proxies, such as the Lebanese Hizballah, may well hit back in Syria or by limited military strikes against US allies, Riyadh and Tel Aviv.

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Surprise Zigzag: Trump and Saudi King Agree to Test Iran on Détente - First
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

Last attempt to bring Iran round from aggression to dialogue and saved from US punishment.

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Saudis Remit $3 Billion to Lebanese President Aoun to Win Him Away from Tehran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 12, 2017

The delivery timeline depends on how fast he distances himself from Iran and Hizballah.

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Will Saudi King’s Son Be Next Monarch? Only If He Can Jump the Line
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 10, 2016

King Salman has acted to correct the imbalance between his son and MBN.

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Saudi Thumbs-down to Netanyahu’s Bid to Update 2002 Peace Initiative
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 15, 2016

Riyadh: The Arab world has more pressing business than the Palestinian question.

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Candidate Clinton Already Set for Cold War with Putin, Assad’s Ouster
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 4, 2016

Their first clash will center on Bashar Assad - in contrast to the Obama bid for partnership.

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Erdogan Covertly Reaches out to Assad, Raising His New Allies’ Mistrust
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2016

Seeks to follow Russian track to Assad while upsetting future Sunni allies.

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Three Arab Rulers Join Hands to Oust Abbas as Palestinian Leader
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

The rulers of Saudi Arabia. UAE, and Egypt tell Abu Mazen to get out of the way of their ties with Israel.

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Battle Royal for Young Saudi Prince’s Reform Vision
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 5, 2016

The new economic plan is supposed to herald a major change in the conservative country’s economy and society. DEBKA Weekly’s Saudi experts predict that there may be strong opposition within the royal family

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GCC leaders reject Obama’s Middle East policy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 23, 2016

debkafile’s intelligence sources and its sources in the Gulf report exclusively that US President Barack Obama failed in his effort to convince the leaders of the six Gulf Cooperation Council member states, during their summit on April 22 in Riyadh, to support his Middle East policy and cooperate with Washington. 

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On Gulf Visit, Obama Aims for Saudi-Iran Detente
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 14, 2016

A last attempt by Obama to convince Gulf rulers to accept the nuclear agreement with Iran.

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The Bridge that Goes Nowhere
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 14, 2016

The King Salman Bridge may unify the smuggling networks in Abu Dhabi with those of ISIS in Libya.

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Erdogan raises price tag for normal ties with Israel: Cairo amity first
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 11, 2016

Turkish president Tayyip Recep Erdogan has raised another large obstacle on the road to Turkish-Israeli reconciliation and normal ties. Saudi King Salman, who is visiting Cairo, confided to his host Egyptian president Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi that Erdogan had made it clear that he would not finally repair Ankara’s ties with Israel until Sisi came forward to shake his hand, stopped being hostile and turned a new page in their relations. This is revealed exclusively by debkafile’s Middle East and Cairo sources.

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Saudi cash boosts Egypt’s war on ISIS-Sinai after US opts out
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 8, 2016

The first visit to Cairo by Saudi King Salman Thursday, March 7 heralded a new chapter in the war on the Islamic State in Sinai. Saudi rulers decided to neutralize the threat to Egypt’s stability and the kingdom by severing the lifeline provided ISIS by the Bedouin tribes by the same means as their peace effort in Yemen, i.e., buying the loyalty of Bedouin tribal chiefs with hard cash. The king placed a cool 1.5 billion petrodollars on President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi’s table for this purpose and new equipment, over and above $20bn in oil.
 

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Saudis Step into US Void to Help Egypt’s War on ISIS-Sinai
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 7, 2016

King Salman landed in Cairo to patch up ties with El-Sisi - despite their serious differences on pivotal issues. He also presented a large check for Egypt’s flagging economy and foundering war on ISIS-Sinai.

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No Leeway for Turkey and Gulf Nations in Obama-Putin Pact for Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 28, 2016

Turkish and Gulf rulers were clearly hostile to the US-Russian blueprint for Syria presented them this week by VP Biden and Secretary Kerry, especially since they were sidelined by the dominant Russian military role.

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Nimr Execution as Rallying-Point for King Salman and His Son’s War Policies
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 14, 2016

The Saudis put the Shiite cleric to death as a deliberate anti-Iran action to break up the US-Shiite bond and unify the warring princely factions engaged in power struggles behind the policies of the king and his son.

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Saudis Count Heavily on Pakistan in Expected Showdown with Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 14, 2016

Saudi Arabia, expecting to find itself in full-blow war with Iran, has turned to Pakistan for military backing.

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