Saudi Arabia

Jake Johnson, staff writer
The Senate voted on Tuesday to approve a widely criticized $500 million sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia, narrowly beating back a bipartisan effort to block the deal. "Voting for the weapons sale, these Senators showed that they value the war profiteers more than lives of Yemenis and more than US national security." —Jodie Evans...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
In an event that could significantly escalate security concerns and sectarian...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Court documents show that all defendants, including the 14 sentenced to death...

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The same day a Saudi official marched in Paris for free speech, his country - the one that persecutes/jails writers/activists and considers women drivers terrorists - dragged jailed blogger Raif Badawi into the public square and flogged him 50 times for "insulting Islam," the first of 20 scheduled floggings. Tuesday he marked his 31st birthday. Friday, despite global outrage, he will likely be lashed again. From one of his last posts: "Let us all live under the roof of human civilization.”