As US Beefs Up Military Presence in the Gulf, Yemen’s Houthis Turn to Russia for Support

Houthi attempts to engage the UN to broker a peaceful solution to the war on Yemen have stalled. Now, out of options, the movement may have found a willing partner in Moscow.

As US Beefs Up Military Presence in the Gulf, Yemen’s Houthis Turn to Russia for Support

MOSCOW -- Yemen’s Houthi movement has reacted with concern to an announcement by Washington that the U.S. is pursuing an increased military presence in the Persian Gulf. U.S. Central Command announced Operation

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Killing Tariq: Why We Must Rethink the Roots of Jewish Settlers Violence

85% of cases involving settler violence against Palestinians are never pursued by law. Of the remaining cases, only 1.9% led to a conviction.

Killing Tariq: Why We Must Rethink the Roots of Jewish Settlers Violence

Seven-year-old Tariq Zabania from Al-Khalil (Hebron) was killed on the spot when an Israeli Jewish settler ran his car over him on July 15. Little Tariq’s photograph, lying face down on the road, was circulated on social media. His

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A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Trump’s Middle East Policy Could Push Yemen’s Houthis into Iran’s Hands

As both the United States and Saudi Arabia continue to wage war and impose economic blockades on both Yemen and Iran, it is likely that the Houthis’ political alliance with Iran against their common enemies will grow, turning the fears of both the Saudi Arabia and the United States into a self-fulfilling prophecy.

A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Trump’s Middle East Policy Could Push Yemen’s Houthis into Iran’s Hands

SANA’A, YEMEN -- Leaders of Yemen's Houthi (Ansar Allah) movement traded barbs with U.S. President Donald Trump this week after the president made remarks renewing his support for the Saudi-led coalition war and expressed a desire for Iran to “get out of Yemen.”  On Tuesday, the U.S. president said during a White House

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“The US Got Scared” Voices of the Resistance in Post-Coup Honduras

Members of the resistance in Honduras tell MintPress how a US-backed coup – and the Neoliberalism it brought with it – have impacted their country.

“The US Got Scared” Voices of the Resistance in Post-Coup Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS -- MintPress News went to Honduras and spoke with a number of leaders of the Honduran resistance amid a 66-day uprising over a neoliberal austerity deal reached between the government as the country marked the 10-year anniversary of the U.S.-backed coup d’etat. Last Thursday, the Honduran government passed a privatization

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Who Killed Oscar and Valeria: The Inconvenient History of the Refugee Crisis

The supposedly random ‘violence’ and drug wars in El Salvador must be seen within the political context of misguided American interventionism. Were it not for such violent interventions, Oscar, Valeria and millions of innocent people would still be alive today. 

Who Killed Oscar and Valeria: The Inconvenient History of the Refugee Crisis

History never truly retires. Every event of the past, however inconsequential, reverberates throughout and, to an extent, shapes our present, and our future as well  The haunting image of the bodies of Salvadoran

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The Roots of Evil: Right-Wing Israeli Settler Group Accuses Palestinians of Land Theft

Israeli settler groups are turning the Israel-Palestine narrative on its head, accusing Palestinians of trying to illegally steal land in the West Bank’s Area C.

The Roots of Evil: Right-Wing Israeli Settler Group Accuses Palestinians of Land Theft

Jerusalem -- In a move designed to shock Israeli settlers in the West Bank into action, activists from the right-wing settler organization “

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Seeking New Routes for Oil Delivery Saudi Arabia Tightens Its Grip on Eastern Yemen

Saudi Arabia is consolidating its military hold on eastern Yemen’s al-Mahrah province, hoping to use the area for an oil pipeline that would bypass the Strait of Hormuz.

Seeking New Routes for Oil Delivery Saudi Arabia Tightens Its Grip on Eastern Yemen

AL-MAHRAH, YEMEN -- "The Saudi forces must leave all our townships and villages from the coast to the desert," Ahmed Balhaf, a resident of Yemen’s eastern al-Mahrah province told a cheering crowd gathered to protest the presence of Saudi troops in Yemen. The demonstrations were part of a series of protests spread across six cities in al-Mahrah,

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