Posts tagged saudi
Posts tagged saudi
Grand Mufti criticises microblogging website as a “a council for jokesters” and place for unjust and incorrect messages.
Armored anti-riot vehicles cluster outside the police station in Awwamiya in Saudi Arabia’s oil- producing eastern region, where unrest is turning violent.
“We have enough police force to deal with any criminal or prohibited situation,” says Brigadier-General Yousef al-Qahtani as he drives through the town. In nearby al-Qatif, graffiti scrawled on a cemetery wall criticizes the Al Saud family, founders of the kingdom eight decades ago, and calls for the removal of their fellow Sunni Muslim monarchs in Bahrain. Black Shiite flags adorn religious centers in the back-alleys.
“Something bogus about this entire report. Holder in trouble, obama in trouble…
This brings back memories of the bush circus, if you can’t beat’em, dazzle em’ with your footwork
…or scare em’ with code red”
“This plot, very fortunately disrupted by the excellent work of our law enforcement and intelligence professionals, was a flagrant violation of international and U.S. law and a dangerous escalation of the Iranian government’s longstanding use of political violence and sponsorship of terrorism,” Clinton told a think tank audience in Washington.
Clinton said Iran’s alleged part in the conspiracy, which was revealed by U.S. law enforcement officials on Tuesday, showed Tehran was willing to flout established international conventions on protecting diplomats that it itself had signed.
“This kind of reckless act undermines international norms and the international system. Iran must be held accountable for its actions,” Clinton said, noting that the United States had already imposed targeted sanctions on “individuals within the Iranian government who are associated with this plot and Iran’s support for terrorism.”