Ohne die mit vielen Milliarden gespickte militärische, waffentechnische, politische und mediale Unterstützung der USA, Saudi-Arabiens, Katars, Kuwaits, der Türkei, Großbritanniens, Frankreichs und anderer westlicher Staaten einschließlich Deutschland hätte es diese Aufrüstung radikaler Milizen, die in jedem westlichen Land vor Gericht mit großer Wahrscheinlichkeit als Extremisten eingestuft werden, nicht gegeben.
On Wednesday, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi unveiled a raft of economic deals, signing 20 memorandums of understanding for over 60 joint projects, including in the oil and gas, banking, nuclear energy, and defense.
The deals, approved at a meeting of the Saudi-Emirati Coordination Council in the Saudi port city of Jeddah, did not involve the four other Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members — Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait.
(31.5.2018) US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has vowed to “unquestionably veto” a UN draft resolution calling for an international mission to protect Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip. There is speculation the resolution, sponsored by Kuwait, could be up for vote Friday.
Kuwait has requested an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Tuesday, after dozens of Palestinian protesters were killed in clashes with Israeli occupation forces on the Gaza border, the country’s mission to the UN said Monday.
„All the crew members of the ship were rescued, there were no human casualties,“ the statement released on the Kuwaiti General Staff’s Twitter account says.
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, said Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is engaged in talks with the US and would consider sending forces to Syria along with other Arab countries as part of this contingent.
Jubeir also noted that the idea is not necessarily new, as Saudi Arabia made a similar proposal to the Obama administration, but that the US did not take them up on the offer.