77 Civilians Killed or Wounded in Sana’a as Saudi Airstrikes Target Yemeni Capital

The murderous attacks have enraged local residents, who took to the streets of Raqas to condemn the airstrikes and loss of civilian life, calling for counter-attacks on Coalition forces.

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SANA'A, YEMEN --  “Where am I?'' muttered 50-year-old Ahmed Sharf al Adeini, as neighbors pulled him from the rubble of his home after it was hit by a Saudi airstrike. Al Adeini lost his wife and children in the attack and later died after succumbing to his injuries at the al Thwarah General Hospital. Al Adeini is among at least 77 civilians --

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Report: 1 in 3 Deaths Caused by US Drone Strikes this Year in Yemen Were Civilians

While AQAP has benefitted from U.S. “counterterrorism” policies in the country, Yemen’s civilians have found little to no reprieve, as they are either targets of the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war in Western Yemen or targeted by drone strikes in the areas of Yemen under coalition control.

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SANA’A, YEMEN -- At least one third of those killed by U.S. drone strikes in the war-torn country of Yemen over the past year have been civilians, according to a recent Associated Press investigation. The troubling statistic comes amid a three-year-long bombing campaign of Western Yemen led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which the

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MBS Wants Yemenis to “Shiver” for Generations when They Hear Saudi Arabia, Vows to Continue Targeting Children

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman recently vowed to continue targeting women and children throughout Yemen in order to “leave a big impact on the consciousness of Yemenis [for] generations.”

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, center, and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, left, attend the opening ceremony of Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 24, 2017. (Saudi Press Agency/AP)

NEW YORK -- On Monday, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, called for an “independent and impartial investigation” into the Saudi Arabia-led coalition’s attacks on Yemeni civilians. Grande stated that “what is happening in Yemen is unimaginable” and added that “the time has come to wake up to the terrible reality of the war and

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UN Warns US Inflicting ‘Unacceptable’ Civilian Casualties In Syria

According to the UN, the US may be contravening international law with their intense air strikes on the Syrian city of Raqqa, which have left over 150 civilians dead in the month of August alone

Black smoke rises from a US airstrike on the eastern side of Raqqa, Syria, July 26, 2017. (AP/Hussein Malla)

The US recently spurned a call by the UN to temporarily halt airstrikes on the Syrian city of Raqqa to allow civilians to flee. That call had come after multiple instances of US strikes killing civilians in and around the city. Today, UN officials are warning that the city’s population is paying an “unacceptable price” from the US airstrikes,

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Amnesty: US-Backed Coalition Violated International Law In Mosul Killings

A new report from human rights group Amnesty International says the US and it’s allied flagrantly violated international law and might amount to war crimes while fighting ISIS in Mosul.

Residents carry the body of several people killed in Mosul, Iraq, Friday, March 24, 2017. Residents of the Iraqi city's neighborhood known as Mosul Jidideh at the scene say that scores of residents are believed to have been killed by airstrikes that hit a cluster of homes in the area. (AP/Felipe Dana)

A new report from human rights group Amnesty International today is harshly critical of the tactics used by Iraq forces and their allies (i.e. the US) in the invasion and occupation of the ISIS-held city of Mosul, saying they flagrantly violated international law and might amount to war crimes. The report centered on the massive civilian death

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Israel Continues Airstrikes Against Syria, Killing Two Civilians

Syria accuses Israel of providing air cover for al-Qaeda an offensive.

An Israeli air force jet fighter plane takes off from Tel Nof air force base for a mission over Gaza Strip in central Israel, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israel’s latest round of airstrikes against southern Syria continued into a second day today, after stray artillery shells crossed the disputed border and landed on the Israeli-held Golan Heights. Today’s Israeli strikes were somewhat deadlier, killing at least two civilians in Quneitra. Israel had insisted that they had exclusively targeted

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