Day: December 26, 2017

us backed airstrikes

US-backed Airstrikes Kill and Injure Nearly 200 People in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – The US and Saudi war machine rang in the Christmas holiday weekend by massacring hundreds of Yemeni men, women, and children while the world watched in silence. Sana’a 11 people were killed and another four were wounded after four air raids targeted the Egyptian memorial in Yemen’s capital. The victims included a […]

Read More
Kazakhstan bank freeze

Kazakhstan: US Bank Freezes $22Bln in National Fund Assets

Astana (EAN) – A leading US bank has frozen $22 billion worth of assets belonging to Kazakhstan’s sovereign fund amid a long-running legal dispute between Astana and a pair of Moldovan investors, Reuters news agency reported on December 21. Reuters cited an unnamed source familiar with the issue as saying that the asset freeze by the Bank of New York […]

Read More
Bahrain assassination plot

Bahrain Sentences Six to Death for ‘Assassination Plot’

Manama (MEMO) – Bahrain’s top military court sentenced six men to death on Monday after convicting them of charges including plotting to assassinate the Gulf state’s armed forces chief, state media reported. A judicial source told AFP that all six of those sentenced to death on Monday were Shia. Bahrain News Agency said that one of them was a serving […]

Read More
ground operations in yemen

Pentagon Finally Admits to “Multiple Ground Operations” in Yemen

Washington D.C. (GPA) – The Pentagon finally acknowledged last week that US troops have carried out “multiple ground operations” in Yemen. The details and future, however, remain ambiguous. Dubbed the “secret war,” Washington’s military activity in Yemen has remained dubious since the war began in March of 2015. On paper, the US has a small number […]

Read More