Hillary Clinton leaked email: Saudi Arabia and Qatar funded ISIS

Key details: 11/10/2016 from Qatar -On Aug. 17, 2014 — eight months before she declared her candidacy for president — Clinton sent a detailed strategy for combating the Islamic State, which she referred to as ISIL, in an email to John Podesta, then a White House counselor and now her campaign chairman. -In one thread of correspondence from August 2014 Hillary Clinton sent an eight-point plan to John Podesta outlining a strategy on how to defeat terror group ISIS which involved supporting Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq with military advisers. -The exchange also appears to show the presidential candidate identified the Gulf states of[…]

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Airstrike in Yemen

Key details: 09/10/2016 from China -Yemen — An airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition on Saturday targeted a funeral hall packed with mourners in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, killing at least 82 people and turning the site into a “lake of blood,” according to a senior Health Ministry official. -Among those killed was Maj-Gen. Abdul-Qader Hilal, head of the capital’s local council, according to the officials. -Roughly 3,799 civilians have been killed since the Saudi-led air campaign began in March of last year, according to a recent report by the U.N.’s human rights chief, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein. The U.N. and rights groups estimate the conflict has claimed[…]

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US Congress passing bill to sue Saudi Arabia over 9/11

Key details: 29/09/2016 from Qatar -‘Families of those killed in the terror attacks on 9/11 are now legally allowed to sue Saudi Arabia, after Congress voted Wednesday to override President Barack Obama’s veto of the legislation, the first override of his presidency’ (CNN, 2016).   -‘The American political fabric knows that Saudi Arabia is completely innocent and has been vindicated from the events of 9/11, with both the 9/11 congressional report and the recently declassified 28 pages clearly showing a complete lack of any evidence that would implicate it, and that any evidence against the Kingdom is presumptive, hypothetical and indeterminate’ (The Hill, 2016).  […]

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