Please, Won’t Somebody Think of the… Oil!


Yep, Iran overstepped – they’ve crossed the line now. They might be giving very mild and negligible support to a rebel group in Yemen, the Houthis. Those Houthis claimed to be behind a strike on a Saudi oil refinery that resulted in zero bloodshed and some soaring profit margins for oil companies. Iran’s gotta fuckin’ go.

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Middle East on Edge


Israel has an election coming up, after the shenanigans that occurred earlier this year, and as such have been increasing tensions in both Gaza and the West Bank. An attack on an oil supply in Saudi Arabia, allegedly carried out by the Houthis, has set the US on yet another rampage of rhetoric towards Iran. 18 years after 9/11, the US has done nothing but destroy any chances for peace that have arisen.

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The Silver Lining in the Khashoggi Murder


Jamal Khashoggi was brutally murdered in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on 2nd October in what Saudi Arabia deemed a ‘rogue operation’. The Saudi Arabian officials have changed their story about what happened inside the building, first stating that he had walked out alive, then admitting he was murdered. Each new story is complemented by fresh denials of any Saudi involvement in his death – a claim that the international community has trouble believing.

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