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If what Senator Graham is alleging is true, that’s an act of war

Shepard Smith on Fox News: Former Senator Bob Graham alleges that the government of Saudi Arabia knowingly financed the 9/11 terror attacks. Graham was the Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee at the time of the 9/11 attacks. 80 more words

Politics/Foreign Correspondents

Foreign Office drops reference to the abolition of the #deathpenalty

In a previous post (20 July) we reported on the correspondence we had with Mr Glen MP concerning the government’s policy towards Saudi Arabia.  This was prompted by the increasing number of executions and public floggings taking place.  346 more words

Death Penalty

Learning Obesity

Digital technology has increased the quantity of ‘learning ecology’ (Greenhow and Robelia, 2009: 119) and has also eased the accessibility to it. A concern here is that this may have resulted in ‘learning obesity’ experienced by individuals. 118 more words


Russia's Lavrov to meet U.S., Saudi counterparts in Qatar

Related: WORLD

It said Lavrov was visiting Qatar to discuss peace moves in Syria, Yemen and Libya, international consolidation against Islamic State, stability in the Persian Gulf, and bilateral relations between Russia and Qatar. 8 more words


Literally and Metaphorically Underground Organisational Politics: A Lesson for the Educational Technology Community

Scholars of educational technology should add a more philosophical aspect to their research by analysing their findings from a political perspective. For their work, they should establish conceptual frameworks based on theories from the field of organisational politics. 168 more words


Saudi soldiers killed in shelling near Yemeni border

At least four Saudi soldiers have been killed and eight others wounded when shells fired from Yemen hit a region south of the kingdom, Al Jazeera sources and the government said. 62 more words


I Dissent: The Abandonment of Raif Badawi

Dear Reader,

I can think of no better way to begin a blog about the importance of dissent and the freedom of expression than by discussing the plight of Raif Badawi, a Saudi blogger sentenced to face a thousand wicked lashes for the crime of writing words which are disapproved of by the fascist, theocratic thugs who run his country.   388 more words