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Saudi King Removes Deputy Defense Minister Who Made Anti-Ethiopia Remark

AFRICANGLOBE - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has removed veteran deputy defense ministerPrince Khaled bin Sultan from his post, state media reported on Saturday, the latest move in a reshuffle among princes holding government jobs in the U.S.-allied kingdom.

Rumors of War On the Nile: A Critical View of Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - Late last month, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid Bin Sultan fired a shot across the bow from the Arab Water Council in Cairo to let the regime in Ethiopia know that his country takes a dim view of the "Grand Renaissance Dam" under “construction” on the Blue Nile (Abbay) a few miles from Sudan’s eastern border.

Ethiopia Seeks Clarification From Saudi Arabia After Saudi Minister’s Verbal Attack

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia is seeking clarifications after 

a Saudi Arabian minster unleashed a barrage of attacks on the country, saying that the Horn of Africa nation posed a threat to the Nile River water rights of Egypt and Sudan.

Unmasking Saudi Arabia: An Enemy Under the Cloak of Friendship?

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia have had long standing relations for many centuries, both in terms of business relations and people-to-people contacts. Cultural bonds are deep-rooted and ancient. Indeed, they go back to the time of the Prophet Mohammed when he told his family and followers to take refuge in Ethiopia when threatened by persecution in Mecca.

Rumors of War: Saudi Arabia Accuses Ethiopia of Posing Threats to...

AFRICANGLOBE - A senior Saudi Arabian official unleashed a barrage of attack against Ethiopia saying that the Horn of Africa nation is posing a threat to the Nile water rights of Egypt and Sudan. There are fingers messing with water resources of Sudan and Egypt which are rooted in the mind and body of Ethiopia. They do not forsake an opportunity to harm Arabs without taking advantage of it" Prince Khalid said.