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11 Women Killed In Saudi Airstike On Yemeni Funeral Home By
SANAA (REPORT) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemeni dominant Houthi rebels killed at least 11 women in an airstrike on a funeral house north of the capital Sanaa on Wednesday, a medic and security official said. Ten others,...
US Air Force Significantly Increases Involvement In Saudi War In Yemen By
(REPORT) — The US doesn’t necessarily like to brag about their involvement in the Saudi invasion of Yemen, given the massive civilian death toll of the Saudi airstrikes and the growing international disquiet about the humanitarian crisis the war has led to. Still,...
Recent US Airstrikes Kill 22 Afghan Civilians, Mostly Women And Children By
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (REPORT) — Afghan officials and local residents said Sunday that 22 civilians, mostly women and children, were killed during a joint operation carried out by U.S. and Afghan forces last week in the southern Helmand province. The presidential envoy...
Following Botched Raid, Yemen Withdraws Permission For US Ground Operations By
(REPORT) — The Trump Administration’s claims that a January 29 ground raid in Yemen was a “success” appear to be on increasingly flimsy ground, with the Yemeni government today announcing it has revoked permission for all future US ground operations on their...
Trump, Obama And The Future Of The Targeted Killing Program By
(ANALYSIS) — Barack Obama’s foreign policy legacy is often discussed in terms of things he didn’t do: intervene in Syria, reset with Russia, get out of Afghanistan. In one area however, Obama developed and expanded a defining policy architecture which his successor...
Obama Carried Out Ten Times More Drone Strikes Than Bush By
There were ten times more air strikes in the covert war on terror during President Barack Obama’s presidency than under his predecessor, George W. Bush. Obama embraced the US drone programme, overseeing more strikes in his first year than Bush carried out during his...
UN: 10,000 Civilians Killed, 40,000 Wounded In Saudi War On Yemen By
SANAA, Yemen (REPORT) — The United Nations’ humanitarian aid official in Yemen says the civilian death toll in the nearly two-year conflict has reached 10,000, with 40,000 others wounded. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’ Jamie McGoldrick...
Saudi Arabia Bombs Another School In Yemen, Killing Five By
(REPORT) — A primary school in Yemen was bombed by the Saudi-led coalition on Tuesday, and five people, including two children, were killed, medics told the Middle East Eye. A rebel group puts the death toll at eight, with 15 wounded, according to AFP. A military...
New Report Suggests Yemen On verge Of ‘Absolute Collapse’ By
(REPORT) — Yemen is on the verge of collapse as poverty and disease, exacerbated by war and a lack of resources, have ravaged the country. Save the Children warned on Tuesday that tens of thousands of children were dying with the healthcare system crumbling as a result...
US Halts Arms Transfer To Saudi Arabia Over Yemen War By
The White House has blocked the transfer of precision munitions to ally Saudi Arabia, amid anger about the civilian death toll from the kingdom’s bombing campaign in Yemen. “We have made clear that US security cooperation is not a blank cheque,” a senior...