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100 Civilians Killed A Month In Yemen War, Most By Coalition: UN By
An average of 100 civilians a month are dying in Yemen’s war which enters its third year this weekend, most killed by the Saudi-led coalition’s airstrikes and shelling, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday. In...
Airstrike Hits Refugee Boat In Saudi-Controlled Waters Near Yemen, Killing 31 By
HODEIDA, Yemen  — A helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali migrants off the coast of Yemen overnight Thursday, killing at least 31 people, according to a U.N. agency, Yemeni officials and a survivor who witnessed the attack. Yemen’s Shiite rebels...
Why Is Trump Lunching With A Saudi War Criminal While Yemenis Starve? By
While President Trump sat down for a sumptuous meal at the White House on Tuesday, March 14 with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, millions of Yemenis are going hungry thanks to Trump’s lunch guest. Prince Salman is only 31 years old, but as the king’s...
Saudi Arabia’s Blockade Of Yemen’s Largest Port Expected To Worsen Humanitarian Crisis By
MINNEAPOLIS – While the Syrian conflict has long dominated international coverage of Middle Eastern crises, the humanitarian crisis in Yemen has been continually overlooked by the mainstream media. Since March 2015, the nation has been in a state of chaos following the...
20 Civilians Killed In Saudi Air Strike On Market In Yemen By
An air strike by a Saudi-led coalition on a market in Yemen killed 20 civilians and six rebels on Friday, medical and military sources said. The aircraft tried to target Houthi rebels at a roadblock on the southern outskirts of the Red Sea port of Khoukha, but the fighters...
Senate Panel Reconfirms Unbreakable Support For Saudi-Led In Yemen By
The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (SCFA) on Thursday held its first hearing on the Yemen conflict, discussing a way to end the war and ease the humanitarian crisis while maintaining US interests. Republican Senator Bob Corker, chair of the SCFA, began the meeting...
US Drone Kills Two Children In Yemen By
(REPORT) — Continuing a string of regular drone strikes against targets in rural Yemen dating back to last week, US drones today attacked and killed a pair of young boys on a road outside the village of Yakla. There were no indications any combatants were anywhere...
Trump’s New Executive Order Is Still A Muslim Ban By
(ANALYSIS) — President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order temporarily banning all refugees, as well as people from six majority-Muslim countries, from entering the United States. In contrast to the fanfare that accompanied Trump’s rollout of January’s...
Pentagon Quietly Deploying Special Forces Across Middle East, North Africa By
(REPORT) — ABC News is reporting tonight that the Pentagon has been quietly deploying special forces units across the Middle East, particularly in Yemen, and in several nations around Northern Africa, moves seen as a prelude to an escalation in attacks on al-Qaeda...
Pentagon Officials: No Actionable Intelligence From Yemen Raid By
(REPORT) — The Trump Administration’s decision to continue hyping a failed Yemeni raid, despite all evidence to the contrary, as having netted a trove of intelligence continues to blow up in their face tonight, as Pentagon officials once again affirmed that the...