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US-Backed Saudi Airstrikes Kill Another Displaced Family in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – US-backed Saudi warplanes carried out yet another terror attack against civilians in Yemen on Tuesday. This comes as Riyadh conducts minimal damage control to polish the image of their aggression against Yemen. Airstrikes targeted a displaced family’s home in Yemen’s Hajjah province this week. According to official numbers, at least three were […]

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The Cholera Epidemic Is a Tool of War Against Yemen

Sana’a (AM) – In war-torn Yemen, reports of confirmed cholera started in late September 2016. The cholera epidemic in Yemen has become the largest and fastest-spreading outbreak of the disease in modern history. Over a million children were infected by cholera last year due to a lack of access to clean water and vaccinations. UNICEF’s […]

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Activists Demand Accountability for Yemen at the UN Human Rights Council [VIDEO]

Geneva (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert editor Randi Nord participated in two side panel events at the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 39th session in Geneva Switzerland last week. The second panel demanded accountability for war crimes committed against civilians in Yemen — particularly due to the blockade. Coverage of the first panel, sponsored by Insan […]

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Geopolitics Alert Editor Randi Nord at UNHRC: US Facilitates War Crimes in Yemen [VIDEO]

Geneva (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert founder and editor, Randi Nord, participated in two side panels about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen at the United Nations Human Rights Council 39th session during its first week. The first panel, sponsored by INSAN Organization, covered human rights violations and crimes against children in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition. […]

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Hospitals in Yemen Continue to Suffer from The US-Saudi Siege

Sana’a (AM) – A quick visit to one of the hospitals in Yemen and by the corridors of these health facilities and at their doors, the reality and the magnitude of the disaster is shocking. One of the consequences of the tragedy is the number of patients. It is increasing while medicine is absent and […]

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Yemeni Forces Ambush 12 Invading UAE Troops [VIDEO]

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemeni media released a video today depicting Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees bombarding Emirati troops in Taiz province. Taiz is a consistent battle zone between Yemeni resistance forces, Saudi-backed mercenaries, Emirati troops, and even terror groups like al-Qaeda who fight side-by-side with Saudi coalition troops. Victories on Multiple Fronts Against Saudi-backed Mercenaries […]

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If Cholera Wasn’t Enough, Yemenis Now Face Diphtheria Outbreak from Saudi Siege

Sana’a (GPA) – The increased Saudi blockade of Yemen has put millions of people throughout at least five major cities in dire straits without access to clean water, food, and medical supplies. This humanitarian disaster is completely intentional. It is part of the US and Saudi strategy to beat Yemen into submission by any means […]

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First Food Ship in Three Weeks Arrives in Yemen

Sana’a (AMN) – The first humanitarian aid ship in three weeks has arrived in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni port city of Hudaydah at the Red Sea coast on Sunday. The vessel was the first one to be able to dock since a total blockade of the country was implemented by the Saudi-led military coalition three weeks ago. “The ship […]

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Yemenis Sit Between the Hammer and Anvil of US-backed Saudi Siege and Airstrikes

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemeni forces launched a long-range ballistic missile at the King Khalid Airport in early November in retaliation for the Saudi-led war against Yemen. Days later, Saudi Arabia tightened their already-existing blockade. This impacts Yemeni life in a number of ways and puts millions of Yemenis on the brink of death. Nearly 1,000 days […]

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Israel Resorts to Scare Tactics as UN Calls to End Gaza Blockade

Gaza City (GPA) – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres is touring Gaza and proposing changes, even as Israel tries to scare him into compliance. Today saw UN chief Antonio Guterres take a tour of the Gaza Strip to view the current humanitarian crisis underway in the small slice of Palestinian territory. While Guterres did remark […]

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