Reporters Without Borders, a non-profit organisation, has condemned the demand by Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for democracy in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, "political parties are forbidden, and organized political opposition exists only outside the country". Also see our articles on the Middle East and religion - a touchy subject for the Saudi royals.
Salman, often referred to as ‘MBS’, has leapfrogged the king’s nephew Mohammed bin Nayef
In Egypt, dozens of activists have been arrested in a series of sweeping raids in recent days
The allegation Qatar supports terror is rich coming from the Saudis who for decades have been promoting and subsidizing Wahhabism, the sharp end of fundamentalism which is intellectual architecture for ISIS.
Manal al-Sharif posted a video of herself driving in Saudi Arabia in 2011 and she angered many
Both sides in the Gulf dispute are working hard to win over international public opinion
Qatar sanctions sponsored by 10 US lawmakers who received more than $1m from lobbyists
We don’t hear much about it in part because the West is more concerned with Syria and Iraq’s rolling disasters, and tribal beefs in obscure, non-oily countries don’t interest us. Horribly though, we favor the Saudi destroyers.
Saudi Arabia arrested a prominent activist who was campaigning for women’s right to drive cars
Following the news that several nations were cutting ties with Qatar, the world erupted on social media