2022-07-27: News Headlines

Ann Brown (2022-07-27). Charles Barkley On Saudi Golf Sponsorship: Why Don't Critics Of My Saudi Bag Worry About Civil Rights In The U.S.? moguldom.com Basketball legend Charles Barkley knows his way around the golf course and he has opted to sign on for the LIV Golf tournament, backed by Saudi Arabia, despite the controversy surrounding human rights abuses in the second-largest country in the Arab world. The tour, now underway, is financed by $2 billion in cash from Saudi …

_____ (2022-07-27). Biden's Disastrous Visit to the Middle East. journal-neo.org Some time ago, it seemed that there was no more important topic in the United States and the world media controlled by it than the visit of President Joe Biden to the Middle East that had been anticipated and then took place. Well-paid commentators, "pundits and experts" who could hardly find Saudi Arabia on a …

Jason Ditz (2022-07-26). Saudis Seize Yemen Gasoline Ship, Oil Company Reports. news.antiwar.com According to the Yemeni Oil Company, one of their ships carrying 31,000 tons of gasoline was captured by Saudi and coalition forces. This was just the latest in a series of Saudi seizures. Nominally, the fuel is presented as military gear, even though it has obvious civilian use a…

Jason Ditz (2022-07-26). DM Gantz: Israel Can Seriously Harm and Delay Iran's Nuclear Program. news.antiwar.com Talking up the military option in Iran, Israeli DM Benny Gantz says that Israel has the "Iran is a global problem," Gantz noted. "It is not just Israel's private problem." Israel seems to think that regional support will make attacks easier. | That may be the case. The Saudi Arabia / GCC nations would probably let Israel use their airspace for the attacks, but Iraq almost certainl…

Editor2 (2022-07-26). Yemen: A Conflict With No Negotiable Solution? orinocotribune.com By Emad Almarshahi &#1 ; Jul 21, 2022 | The recent development of events in the field of the war in Yemen clearly demonstrates that this conflict has multiple political and economic facets that make a peaceful resolution extremely difficult. We must understand that the current civil war in Yemen has very deep historical roots, going back to the division of the country into two clearly defined regions: the North and the South, separated since the 19th century. Its reunification in 1993 was always fragile, and it was sustained until 2014 in a precarious way , given the lack of national integration between the two r…

Drago Bosnic (2022-07-26). Following Joe Biden's Failed Middle East Diplomacy: Saudi Arabia is Now Importing and Re-Exporting Russian Oil to the EU. globalresearch.ca To receive Global Research's Daily Newsletter (selected articles), Follow …

Staff (2022-07-26). Ansarullah sacrifices itself for Yemenis against foes. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 26 (MNA) — Special envoy of the Iranian President for Afghanistan Hassan Kazemi Qomi has said that Ansarullah sacrifices itself to the nation in front of aggression.

____ (2022-07-25). Biden's Middle East Visit: An Orgy of Cynicism, Hypocrisy, and Erasures. transcend.org 21 Jul 2022 — This piece criticizes the dual tracks of Biden's ill-executed trip in mid-July to Israel and Saudi Arabia. It faults Biden for the extreme cynicism of pursuing a realpolitik approach in Riyadh and an approach in Israel that mixed silences about apartheid, Shireen Abu Akleh, and the Palestinian ordeal with fanciful claims about shared values and democratic affinities.

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