Tag Archives: Yemen

UN: Saudi Arabia Behind Attack On Refugee Boat Which Killed 42 By
A report released by the United Nations blames the Saudi-led coalition for conducting a lethal raid killing 42 on a refugee boat, reported Al-Jazeera Arabic. The attack helicopter assaulted a refugee boat carrying Somali refugees...
Oxfam: Yemen’s Cholera Epidemic Worst In Recorded History By
Yemen is suffering from the world’s largest cholera epidemic on record, Oxfam said on Friday morning. The organization documented more than 360,000 suspected cases of cholera in a three-month period, topping Haiti’s 340,000 cases after an earthquake in 2011. Oxfam...
Saudi Arabia Blocks UN Aid Shipment From Entering Yemen By
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen prevented a UN flight carrying aid agency staff traveling to the Houthi-controlled capital, Sanaa, because three international journalists were also on board, aviation sources said. The coalition, which intervened in the Yemen conflict...
Famine Plagues Somalia, Yemen Amid US Military Adventurism, Empire Building By
SYDNEY — In a part of the world where little attention is given beyond the briefest of news flashes, there is an ongoing famine impacting countless lives. Spurred in part by both drought and war, a famine is now casting its long shadow over millions of people across...
“Good For Industry”: The Politics Of The Forgotten Humanitarian Crises In Yemen And Gaza By
MINNEAPOLIS– While the mainstream media is dominated by anti-Russia headlines and the upcoming health care vote in the Senate, its silence on two of the greatest humanitarian crises in the world, Yemen and Gaza, is deafening. These crises have received little to none...
Defense Bill Amendments Seek Limitations On US Participation In Yemen War By
The House version of the nearly $700 billion 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes multiple amendments aimed at limiting US involvement in the Saudi War in Yemen, explicitly forbidding the deployment of ground troops there, or spending any money on military...
Ignoring The Human Disaster In Yemen By
It is hard to imagine that along with the catastrophe that has been inflicted on Syria for the past six years, another calamity is unfolding in Yemen of damning proportions while the whole world looks on with indifference. What is happening in Yemen is not merely a violent...
The Hunger Games: How Modern Imperialism Creates Famine Around the World By
“[Famine] seems to be the last, most dreadful resource of nature…the power of population is so superior to the power in the earth to provide subsistence for man, that premature death must in some shape or other visit the human race.” – Thomas Malthus, “Essay...
U.S.’ Role In Saudi’s War On Yemen May Include Torture By
MINNEAPOLIS– Since the Saudi-led war in Yemen began in 2015, the United States has consistently asserted that it is not directly involved in the conflict, a convenient loophole that has allowed the U.S. to be indirectly involved without an official declaration of...
Saudi Arabia’s Soft Coup, Alarm Bells Should Be Ringing By
Several months ago, I attended a gathering of influential figures being hosted by a senior personality in the intelligence community of one of the Gulf countries. It was past midnight, and the discussion had gone on for some time, the topic being the political developments...