It is based on the ineffectual experience of that body,' he said in a speech to the Washington-based National Council on U. Kerry said he told the Saudi minister no deal with Iran was better than a bad deal. failed to take any effective action on Syria and Palestine. Saudi Arabia is concerned about signs of a tentative reconciliation between Washington and Tehran, something Riyadh fears may lead to a 'grand bargain' on the Iranian nuclear program that would leave Riyadh at a disadvantage.'We Saudis observe President Obama's efforts in this regard. 'Whether (Iranian President Hassan) Rouhani will succeed in steering Iran toward sensible policies is already contested in Iran.
ALJ is also the official sponsor of the Saudi professional league, making it the biggest sponsor in the history of sport in Saudi Arabia.
S.-Russian deal to eliminate Assad's chemical weapons. The kingdom has informed the United States of its actions in Syria, and diplomats say it has respected U. requests not to supply the groups with advanced weaponry that the West fears could fall into the hands of al Qaeda-aligned groups.
He suggested it was a ruse to let Obama avoid military action in Syria.'The current charade of international control over Bashar's chemical arsenal would be funny if it were not so blatantly perfidious. Obama an opportunity to back down (from military strikes), but also to help Assad to butcher his people,' said Prince Turki, a member of the Saudi royal family and former director of Saudi intelligence. also failed to support Saudi during the Bahrain uprising," the source said. Most of the Saudi central bank's net foreign assets of 0 billion are thought to be denominated in dollars, much of them in U. Representative Chris Van Hollen, a member of the U. House of Representatives' Democratic leadership, told Reuters' Washington Summit on Tuesday that the Saudi moves were intended to pressure Obama to take action in Syria.'We know their game.
General and Cultural Freedoms As of now, the “general practice” is for women to wear fully-covering black veils, and for men to wear long white shirts covering to the wrists, as well as a head cover.
There is a religious police force, the Mutawwa’in, that enforces these practices.
The growing breach between the United States and Saudi Arabia was also on display in Washington, where another senior Saudi prince criticized Obama's Middle East policies, accusing him of 'dithering' on Syria and Israeli-Palestinian peace.