Author: Ahmed Abdulkareem and Randi Nord

Ahmed Abdulkareem is the editor of YemenExtra based in Sana'a, Yemen. Randi Nord is the founder of Geopolitics Alert based in Pontiac, Michigan.

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Yemen’s Houthis See Ballistic Missiles as Last Hope to Deter Saudi Aggression

Sana’a (MPN) – Yemen’s Houthis, bloodied and besieged by three years of a brutal Saudi bombing campaign, are taking the offensive and forcing Saudi Arabia to confront its war on its own soil. Saudi Arabia’s bloody war on Yemen has killed and injured over 600,000 civilians, including more than a quarter of a million children, […]

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Western-backed Faction Loses 1/3rd of Seats in Lebanon’s Elections

Beirut (GPA) – Lebanese citizens voted in the first general election in nine years on Sunday. Here’s what happened in Lebanon’s election and what it means. Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk will announce the official results Monday evening but preliminary numbers seem fairly accurate at this point. Early estimates suggested voter turnout was remarkably low: less than 50%. […]

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The Iran Deal: Will Trump Side with the Saudis and Israel or Europe?

Washington D.C. (GPA) –  With the historic meeting between North and South Korea, news outlets have devoted minimal coverage to an upcoming event that could upheave tensions throughout the Middle East. On May 12th, Donald Trump will decide to either dump or recertify the Iran nuclear deal. Trump dumping the deal would be a clear […]

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US-Saudi Terror Attacks in Yemen Kill or Injure 155+ in Just 5 Days

Sana’a (GPA) – U.S.-backed Saudi Arabian warplanes carried out a series of devastating terror attacks in Yemen this week resulting in over 155 civilian casualties. The gruesome U.S.-Saudi terror attacks in Yemen targeted blatant civilian gatherings and infrastructure including a wedding, gas station, and water well drilling rig. Riyadh also assassinated the president of Yemen’s […]

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Saudi Coalition in Yemen Courts Uganda to Resuscitate Failing Operations

Sana’a (GPA) – A deployment of Ugandan soldiers would further solidify the Saudi coalition’s failure to rally support from key branches of Yemen’s military. Sudan again came under pressure last week to withdraw troops from Yemen when pictures depicting yet another failure surfaced on social media. Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees — who control most […]

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Yemen Launches Retaliatory Drone Strikes and Missile Attacks on Saudi Arabia

Sana’a (GPA) – Yes, you read that headline correctly. Yemen’s Air Force unveiled new domestic defense capabilities today by launching drone strikes on various locations inside Saudi Arabia. Yemen’s Missile Force followed the airstrikes with a large-scale ballistic missile attack on various high-value targets inside Saudi territory. Yemen Drone Strikes and Ballistic Missile Attacks The Yemen […]

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US-Saudi Terror Attacks in Yemen Continue Targeting Homes, Farms Killing 15+

Sana’a (GPA) – The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen carried out several terror attacks on civilian areas this weekend. Airstrikes continued targeting homes and farms killing several including women and children. U.S.-supported warplanes launched a series of air raids in Taiz province on Sunday. These bombs struck a home killing an entire family of 12 — […]

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A Disturbing War Crime: Saudi Coalition Bombs Yemen Refugee Camp Killing Many Children

Sana’a (GPA) – The Saudi coalition carried out a particularly disturbing terror attack this week: targeting a Yemen refugee camp with airstrikes. Geopolitics Alert does not typically post photos of Yemeni airstrike victims out of respect. This time, however, we feel readers need to see the heinous activities their governments support. (Provided readers live in most Western countries.) Warplanes […]

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US Blocks UN Statement for Investigation into Israeli Use of Live Fire in Gaza

Al-Quds (GPA) – Israeli forces responded to several thousand Palestinian protestors in Gaza with live fire this weekend: killing 17 and injuring over 1,400. The United Nations and European Union urged a “transparent and independent” investigation into Israel’s Gaza massacre. The United States has already blocked a UN statement on the matter. About 30,000 Palestinians […]

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Yemenis Respond to 3 Years of War with Ballistic Missiles + March [VIDEOS]

Sana’a (GPA) – On the eve of the war’s third anniversary, Yemeni Forces launched several ballistic missiles at multiple targets inside Saudi Arabia. The following day, Yemenis filled the streets of the capital Sana’a to protest three years of aggression from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States. Yemen Ballistic Missiles Attack […]

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