Meanwhile, In Saudi Arabia...

Tyler Durden's picture

When the Arab Spring sprung a few years ago, the world's eyes only really cared about one nation. If Saudi Arabia's elite could not keep paying off their poor, an uprising in the world's largest oil supplier could have significant (and catastrophic) consequences for the rest of the world. Of course, between being paid to lose weight (in gold) and raising unemployment insurance, the government has kept trouble at bay. However, things are shifting. As DPA repots, two police were killed after coming under heavy gunfire while trying to arrest several Shiite activists. Of course, this is a one off but notable in its occurrence for the first time since 2011. Saudi Arabia blames Iran of inciting its Shiite citizens to disturb security and stability.

Via DPA,

Two policemen and two fugitives were killed Thursday in Saudi Arabia when security forces tried to arrest the wanted men, the Interior Ministry said.


The incident occurred in Awwamiyyeh, in Qatif governorate, a stronghold of the country's Shiite opposition.


Police came under heavy fire while carrying out the arrest operation and were forced to shoot back, ministry spokesman General Mansour al-Turki said.


A wave of protest swept the Shiite-dominated Qatif area, in eastern Saudi Arabia, in 2011. Since then there have been a number of shooting incidents, while authorities have pursued wanted Shiite activists.


The Shiites accuse authorities in the kingdom, which is dominated by the hardline Sunni Wahhabi tendency, of discrimination. Saudi Arabia denies this, describing the protesters as "rioters" financed by foreign countries to cause unrest in the world's top oil exporter.

Saudi Arabia blames Iran of inciting its Shiite citizens to disturb security and stability.

In January, the US embassy in Riyadh warned its citizens against travelling to the district after gunmen attacked the car of two German diplomats.


Security forces who tried to arrest those suspected of being behind "armed unrest" were shot at and retaliated, a ministry spokesman was quoted as saying.


They seized "two weapons, a large quantity of ammunition, a bulletproof vest and weapons sights," he added, warning the  authorities would crush any such resistance with "an iron fist".

Awamiya has continued to experience problems despite the end of mass protests that erupted in the eastern region in March 2011 in the wake of the Arab Spring.

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happel's picture

Moar uprisings coming.

Freddie's picture

I would love the smell of Russian napalm in Riyad in the morning.   The Saudi Royals are scum.

JoeSexPack's picture

Admitting 2 dead cops means... 20 really died?


Add a zero?


House of Saud only tells truth if it helps them, & this doesn't.

cifo's picture

Saudi Arabia has poor???????

johngaltfla's picture

FWIW, Saudi Arabia has to mobilize its military (no, no the US mercenary forces) to invade Yemen and soon. Or else there is a bigger problem for oil prices and shipping lanes in the Red Sea about to occur.


Obama is about to Lose Another Arab “Ally” to Radical Islamists in Yemen
Freddie's picture

It is sort of a welfare state.  When oil prices tanked back around when Clinton took office - the Saudi Royal (scum) had to cut payments to the Saudi citizenry which did not go over well.   I hope the citizens have plenty of boiled rope.

Buck Johnson's picture

Exactly, they usually wouldn't admit anything but for them to admit 2 that means it was a hell of alot more. Also it would be funny if Putin was trying to distable Saudi Arabia for revenge.

KickIce's picture

Iran = Bush and/or weather?  Everyone needs a scapegoat.

DoChenRollingBearing's picture

@ Freddie

Putin is as bad as Obama or the Saudi royal family.  Putin is a thug and always has been.

Big time instability in Saudi Arabia would affect us instantly and for the worse.  But, S.A. is unstable as it is, it almost surely will have a bad ending, which means a bad ending here as well.

At least we have decent new oil & gas production, and YES, some thanks to fracking.

CrashisOptimistic's picture

You need to read up on condensate.  The new US oil production is "oil" only by the thinnest of definitions.  Much of it has no kerosene or diesel.  And it's due to peak soon.

DoChenRollingBearing's picture

Yes, I know that the new US production is not as good, nor as cheap, as traditional oil production.  And, I also know that peak production will happen very soon.

Still, some condensate, oil and NatGas is better than none.

new game's picture

it is green and smells like gasoline (my son is a motor hand).

fonestar's picture

The bankers are not going to win.  They are going to lose everything.  More people are awake then ever before, people fonestar speaks with are aware the banks are the enemies of humanity.  False flag has entered the public conciousness and justice will be served in our life times.

akak's picture

Fonestar, congratulations on your very first post (out of 1,447,910 to date) which did not mention the word "bitcoin".

HyBrasilian's picture

See what happens when you stop shoving hotpockets down your piehole 24/7?

satoshi411's picture

Fonestar is a 'made-man' on ZH, fonestar is a Tyler.

Fonestar will NOT mention BITCOIN, when its being fucked 4 different way's at once in the news. ( Israel, mt-gox, Vinkelfuck, mt-gox riots )

Probably the biggest fight on earth today is the one in front of the MT-GOX HQ in Japan, its like the scene from the Frankenstein movie, and the villagers want blood, and everybody is armed to their teeth.

The lawyers are saying DEMAND JPY/USD in claims, because if you demand BTC you get back ZERO.


fonestar's picture

It's funny that you should seem so interested in MtGox because nobody else seems to care too much about it in the Bitcoinosphere?

Jendrzejczyk's picture

I've got to give you a golf clap for always having the balls to stand and defend your position.

fonestar's picture

Bitcoin is not an easy thing to get your head around, especially if you don't have a background in this field.  It must seem strange to humans.

akak's picture

It is human nature to instinctively mistrust that which we do not understand.

And since the vast majority of humans do not, can not, and never will understand bitcoin (or probably any other cybercurrency) enough to trust it, I question the future of the entire concept.

On the other hand, the vast majority of humans clearly do not understand fiat currency, and yet they seem to trust it, even as they have been utterly screwed by it over and over again.

Oh well, it just proves my longstanding observation that humanity, as a whole, is insane.

Jendrzejczyk's picture

The most hilarious to me is that there really is no difference between dollars and bitcoins, aside from a history of tradition for the dollar.

Ar-Pharazôn's picture

Bitcoins are limited.


dollars are not. ask Benny

El Vaquero's picture

Most humans do not understand that they do not understand fiat currency.  Their understanding is that it spends, and so they think they understand it. 

Bastiat's picture

"Putin is as bad as Obama or the Saudi royal family.  Putin is a thug and always has been."


At least he's a real thug . . . as opposed to a sock-puppet imposter.

Anusocracy's picture

No rulers are good but some are less evil than others.

Putin would be in the less evil.

Overfed's picture

Plus he doesn't suck cock. Not that there's anything wrong with it.

Freddie's picture

F the House of Saud.   I have a lot more respect for the Iranians akak Persians. 

The House of Saud are former bagel merchants in Iraq before they were installed the Red Shield.

SuperRay's picture

It's ok to say fuck, freddie.  you're all grown up now.  like this


Fuck those self-important psychopathic scumbag murdering fucks!  Everyone of those motherfuckers should be strung up by their thumbs and slowly flayed in the light of the desert sun...

Chupacabra-322's picture

"The Saudis Royals are scum."

They're actually Crypto Zionist Jews if you do your research. You can start here.

In his book, The Dönmeh Jews, D. Mustafa Turan writes that Wahhab’s grandfather, Tjen Sulayman, was actually Tjen Shulman, a member of the Jewish community of Basra, Iraq. The Iraqi intelligence report also states that in his book, The Dönmeh Jews and the Origin of the Saudi Wahhabis, Rifat Salim Kabar reveals that Shulman eventually settled in the Hejaz, in the village of al-Ayniyah what is now Saudi Arabia, where his grandson founded the Wahhabi sect of Islam. The Iraqi intelligence report states that Shulman had been banished from Damascus, Cairo, and Mecca for his “quackery.” In the village, Shulman sired Abdul Wahhab. Abdel Wahhab’s son, Muhammad, founded modern Wahhabism.

The Dönmeh: The Middle East’s Most Whispered Secret (Part II)

Hence the reason you will never hear of any beef between Isreal & Saudi Arabia.

Johnny Cocknballs's picture

I think there's at least some truth to crypto Jewsbeing a lot of the Young Turk leaders who secularized Turkey [good] and massacred Armenians [bad] but still find the Saudi connection a little hard to believe.

I'm also not convinced Attaturk was Jewish, hearsay quotes popping up on hate sites don't do it for me.

[That the early Bolsheviks were overwhelmingly Jewish I think is pretty well evidenced, it is simply whitewashed as "antisemitic" even by wikipedia's misleading 'Jewish Bolshevism' entry - it's like saying, identifying murderers as members of a disinfranchised minority is fine, unless it's Jews, then facts are "hate"]

I'm all for blaming people, or even in a sense groups when they're guilty...  but only when the facts/evidence support laying such blame. 

I think you have to admit that this seems like a "rumor"  - a single purported "Iraqi intelligence" report doesn't prove much of anyway, even supposing it exists and isn't a complete fraud. 

After, for example, Richard the III died, there was a lot of stuff written about him having been a ruthless tyrant, including by Shakespeare.  But there's a very good chance this was Tudor propaganda.  The "inquisition" as conducted by Spain was nowhere near as bad as people tend to think... the anti-Catholic English made wild and exaggerated claims about it {although it was here and there pretty nasty, it was much milder than you likely think}...while the Conquistadors were in fact brutal, very shortly after the initial fuckery, it was largely, for the time, reined in, in fact by rule promulgated by the Jesuits  [yeah, the secret lizards who secretly run the world while apparently holding no positions of power] but if you look, for example, in the New World, you'll notice that the parts the English colonized are basically devoid of native peoples while the Spaniards intermarried with them, and there are many millions of 'pure' natives still.


So, point is, I'm not saying it's not true, just that there's a decent chance it is in fact bullshit.

janus's picture

i'm pretty sure the jordanian crown believes it, too.

for whatever that's worth...

the jordanian claim to the saudi, iraqi, syrian, etc. thornes is more legitimate than that of the 'other' abdulla (may he rest in peace).

kings that make themselves such are more legitimate than those who are appointed via. balfore or any other least, if we're talkin about kings, 'divine' rights and whatnot.

will the real abdulla please stand up,



Tompooz's picture

The "Shulman" part sounds like bullshit to me. That's a German name, derived from "Shul"= Shule= synagoge.


Kirk2NCC1701's picture

Maybe, maybe not.  Let's put on our Sherlock Holmes hats for a minute...

The question you have to ask (yourself) is:  Why would a "good Jew" invent a new religion, or worship outside their faith?  Hard to believe, unless they actually and genuinely converted to Islam.

Obadiah's picture

Here's some words of warning about these that call themselves jews, but are NOT of Judah.  Take it for what you like. These are the Direct decendants of Satan himself are and always up to no good.

Revelation 2:9

“I know your works, tribulation, and poverty (but you are rich); and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

John 8:44-45

44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

"The murder in the beginning" was Cain THE ACTUAL OFFSPRING OF SATAN and EVE with whom he wholly seduced.  Gee I always wonderd why they coverd thier private parts after they "partook" of the Tree of Good and Evil = SATAN.

Thes two passages go right to the heart in understanding all the lies, destruction and death that rules this earth THEN and TODAY. And the key to understanding on how to avoid it as best you can.  Can't imagine myself not being prepared for what is to come without this wisdom of the ages.

Find out good stuff on this very time we are living right now, written 1,000s of years ago click here to download this Bible study on Revelations meaning the "Uncovering".  Talk about rabbit holes..

If you just change the dates on these videos, skipping the weekends, you will be able to download the entire series. 


Rock on and choose your master carefully.


weburke's picture

I think you mean the masons. Jews dont rule themselves ! 

New World Chaos's picture

Broken link.  Want to know more.

Obadiah's picture

Crap they are taking filez off the server now, I guess to save space.  Dang-it.

These files are 100megs.


I guess the only way to get the teaching would be to order CD set number "30284" 10 CDs 50 bucks you can call them at (800) 643-4645


I see now that Pastor Murry passed away on wed, but his son carries on.  These were the last teachings from Pastor Murry, we have definitely lost a great teacher.

New World Chaos's picture

Thanks, but I'll pass. 

Glad to see more conspiratorial preachings out there.  The Unified Church of Fascist/Zionist Propaganda is getting old.  So 2004.

TheFourthStooge-ing's picture

It was Vladimir Kim Jong Ahmedinejad who was behind it. I done seen 'em sayin' it on both kinds of TV news channels (libral and conversative).

akak's picture

Welcome to the perfidious Ruso-NorthKorean-Persian-Indo-European-Antarctican-Lemurian US 'american' world, it's a cozy and evildoing if imaginary place, you'll see.

fxrxexexdxoxmx's picture

Shit akak I had to look up the meaning of perfidious. I think I can find the countries on a map with help of one them search providers on the internet. Alta visa is the bomb.

akak's picture

You might have some trouble locating Lemuria on an atlas.

If all else fails, though, you can always ask Fonestar --- I hear that is where he stores his bitcoin treasure.

therover's picture

I was thinking the same thing

Son of Captain Nemo's picture

Calling Bandar "Bush"!...  Calling The Prince of "Terror"?....

Where are you?

Last seen????...

Putin knows where he "is"!

Freddie's picture

The House of Saudi-Rothschild.   Hopefully Putin sends em all to hell.

john39's picture

with Iran's help.  bandar, hell is waiting.

Jannn's picture

BuBa: Half of German gold reserves will be stored in Germany by 2020