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Arabian Nightmares

A visiting Saudi Crown Prince/ Is trying quite hard to convince/ That Saudi hegemony/ Is good for the Yemeni/ While bombing civilians to mince./// https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/07/saudi-arabia-arms-sales-yemen A visiting Saudi Crown PrinceIs trying quite hard to convinceThat Saudi hegemonyIs good for the … Continue reading

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Golden Shakedown

The Riyadh Ritz-Carlton Hotel/ Served Saudi Arabia well/ As somewhere to rinse/ The odd corrupt prince/ Detained in a luxury cell./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-43024160 The Riyadh Ritz-Carlton HotelServed Saudi Arabia wellAs somewhere to rinseThe odd corrupt princeDetained in a luxury cell.#SaudiArabia #Saudi … Continue reading

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Free Jaz

The King of the House of Al Saud/ Who’d like to see Qataris cowed/ Says close Al Jazeera/ So making it clearer/ He wants a free press disallowed./// http://www.ifj.org/nc/news-single-view/backpid/1/article/qatar-saudi-led-coalition-lists-the-closure-of-al-jazeera-among-conditions-to-end-crisis/ The King of the House of Al SaudWho'd like to see … Continue reading

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No Sex Please I’m Texting

A Saudi whose bride made him vexed/ Divorced her as too undersexed./ Alone in their room,/ Ignoring the groom,/ She said she had people to text./// http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/saudi-arabia/saudi-bride-divorced-minutes-after-marriage-ceremony-1.1829174 A Saudi whose bride made him vexedDivorced her as too undersexed.Alone in their … Continue reading

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Nothing Succeeds Like Succession

With royal respect in full swing/ To carp at it isn’t the thing/ Salute the succession/ Ignore the repression/ The king is dead – long live the king./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-30962740 With royal respect in full swing To carp at it isn't the … Continue reading

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Flaky Fatwa

A chap in the Kingdom of Saud,/ Who’s hot on religion avowed/ If snow settles, no man/ Must go build a snowman/ The book says it isn’t allowed./// http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/12/us-odd-saudi-snow-idUSKBN0KL15N20150112 A chap in the Kingdom of Saud, Who's hot on religion avowed If … Continue reading

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Howdy Saudi

John Kerry is visiting Saudi/Essentially just to say howdy/And mull with the King/The old Arab Spring/And how not to let it get rowdy./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-24799662 John Kerry is visiting Saudi Essentially just to say howdy And mull with the King The old Arab Spring And … Continue reading

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All the King’s Women

The #Saudi Arabian king/Latching onto the whole Arab Spring/Is to enfranchise women/But not to vote him in/(He won’t want a negative swing).

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