Saudi Arabia

Saudi Oil Output to Hit Record High in April

Saudi Arabia is evidently very serious about the oil price war it launched this week, signaling that its national oil company Saudi Aramco will hit a record high production level of 12.3 million barrels per day in April. 

Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, has posted a budget deficit since 2014 when a crash in oil prices shrank its revenues

Four Saudi Princes Detained and Investigated for Treason

Two senior members of the Saudi royal family were arrested on Friday and placed under investigation for treason. Two of their younger relatives were also detained in what observers portrayed as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman launching a pre-emptive strike against threats to his rule before King Salman bin Abdulaziz passes the crown to him.

A picture taken on January 31, 2020 shows young Saudis walking next to a portrait of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Riyadh Season Boulevard in the Saudi capital. - In Saudi Arabia's rigid past, religious police once swooped down on rose sellers and anyone peddling red paraphernalia around …

Report: Twitter Was Caught with Its Pants Down by Saudi Arabian Spies

BuzzFeed News recently published an article outlining how Saudi Arabia infiltrated social media firm Twitter in order to identify Saudi dissidents. According to the report, Twitter was completely unprepared for foreign governments to spy on its users. According to one former employee, “Nobody told us that we would be approached, that we would be — I don’t know if ‘seduced’ is the right word — that we would be intimidated into giving any kind of Twitter information.”

Twitter Chairman and Square CEO Jack Dorsey moderates a panel discussion with Detroit entrepreneurs at Techonomy Detroit at Wayne State University September 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The topic of the discussion was 'Turbocharging Detroit's Teconomy.' (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Sanders Smears Israel: ‘Right-Wing, Racist’

TEL AVIV – The Israeli government is “rightwing and racist” and the U.S. cannot just support the Jewish state while ignoring the Palestinians, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Tuesday during a CNN town hall event in Las Vegas.

Joined by members of Make the Road Action and his supporters, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), participates in a “March to the Polls” February 15, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sen. Sanders continues to campaign for the upcoming Nevada Democratic presidential caucus. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Education Department Investigating Harvard, Yale over Foreign Funding

The Education Department announced this week that it is investigating Harvard and Yale over their possible connections to foreign governments. Universities around the country have been accused of soliciting funding from foreign governments and have reportedly come forward to report $6.5 billion in previously undisclosed foreign funding.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: Newly redesigned $100 notes lay in stacks at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on May 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. The one hundred dollar bills will be released this fall and has new security features, such as a duplicating portrait of Benjamin Franklin and …