Saudi princes go public on twitter over succession anxiety

Saudi princes go public on twitter over succession anxiety

Special to WorldTribune.com ABU DHABI — The Saudi royal family is torn by increasing tension over the prospect of succession. Arab diplomatic sources said dissension within the family’s 6,000 princes has reached a fever pitch as King Abdullah, believed to be 96, prepares for an imminent succession. For the first time, the princes have expressed […]

End game on the Mideast chess board? The Saudi-Iranian Cold War heats up

By Fariborz Saremi, Freepressers.com The new Middle East Cold War comes complete with its own spy-versus-spy intrigues, disinformation campaign, shadowy proxy war and supercharged state rhetoric and very high stakes. There has long been blood between the Saudis and Iran. Saudi Arabia is a Sunni/Wahabi Muslim Kingdom of ethnic Arabs. Iran is a Shi’ite Islamic Republic […]