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UK Trained Saudi Unit Accused Of Whitewashing War Crimes In Yemen By
The British military has provided training to a Saudi war crimes investigations unit headed by a Bahraini judge accused of sentencing peaceful protesters to lengthy jail terms, where they were often tortured. Campaigners say the...
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...
One Child Dies Every 10 Minutes In Yemen As Saudi-Led, US-Backed War Continues By
SANAA, Yemen — The U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war on Yemen has devastated the civilian population, and poverty, disease, and starvation are taking a heavy toll on the country’s children. The Yemeni struggled for years with poverty and a lack of quality health care even...
Saudi Ministry Admits Over 2,000 Saudis Fighting For Terrorist Groups Abroad By
(REPORT) — More than 2,000 Saudis are fighting for militant organisations abroad, the Saudi ministry of interior said on Monday. In an interview with pan-Arab newspaper Al-Hayat, interior ministry spokesman General Mansour al-Turki said 2,093 Saudi militants are fighting...
The Fake News The UK Government Has Fed Us About Yemen By
(OPINION) — Fake news was one of the biggest themes of 2016, and Donald Trump and his supporters on the alternative right were not the only culprits. One important manufacturer of fake news was the British government, especially when it came to ministerial statements...
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...
Saudi Arabia Confirms Use Of UK Cluster Bombs In Yemen, Commits To Stop By
British Defense Secretary Sir Michael Fallon today announced, and Saudi Arabia formally confirmed, that the Saudi military has been dropping British-made cluster munitions on Yemen over the course of their 20 month war in Yemen. Saudi Arabia has heavily relied on US-made...
Analysis Finds Banned UK Cluster Bombs Used By Saudi Arabia In Yemen By
A British government analysis has indicated that British-made cluster bombs have been used by Saudi Arabia-led forces in the war in Yemen. The defence secretary, Michael Fallon, is among ministers to have been made aware of the analysis, sources told The Guardian. The...
Saudi Arabia Lobbying To Amend Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act By
Following last week’s report that Saudi Arabia is starting to apply pressure on the incoming Trump administration by hinting it could move the Aramco IPO away from New York to some still undetermined venue due to concerns the recently passed Sept 11 law could make...