PressTV-‘UK hand in glove with Saudi Arabia’s despicable regime’

The British government is working “hand in glove” with Saudi Arabia’s “despicable regime” by supporting its war crimes and human rights violations in the Middle East,” says an academic and political commentator in London.

Saudi Arabia spends hundreds of millions of pounds in the UK annually to fund TV channels in order to spread its Wahhabi ideology and encourage terrorism and conflicts in the region, Rodney Shakespeare told Press TV on Wednesday.

A UK-based anti-Iran television channel is being funded through a secretive offshore entity and a company whose director is a Saudi Arabian businessman with close links to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, British media have revealed.

A source has told the Guardian newspaper that the Saudi prince, who is also known as MBS and is likely responsible for the murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, is the force behind Iran International.

The source told the Guardian that…

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