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US Contradicting Statements on Yemen Reflect Desire for Continuation of Aggression

Sana’a (AM) – Soon after the US called for a ceasefire in Yemen frontlines, the US-Saudi Aggression launched an air and ground assault on the port city of Hodeida. This escalation is considered to be largest since the attempt by the US-Saudi aggression to take Hodeida. The military operation targeted everything including infrastructure, homes, and […]

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With Saudis’ Global Backers Backing Away, Yemeni Factions Prepare for Peace Talks

Sana’a (MPN) – Following the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, much of the West has started turning its back on Saudi Arabia, and on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in particular. Peace in Yemen could not come at a more crucial time. Yemeni factions are preparing for peace talks in Sweden at the […]

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US-Saudi Coalition Launches Direct Attack on Hodeidah but Yemenis Resist Advances

Sana’a (GPA) – The US-backed Saudi coalition in Yemen has launched a series of airstrikes on portions of Hodeidah port for the first time since beginning their offensive against indigenous Yemenis in June. A major lifeline for imports, a direct attack on Hodeidah port puts the lives of some 24 million Yemenis at risk for […]

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Over 8 Million Citizens in Yemen at Risk of Starvation Due to US-Saudi Siege

Sana’a (AMA) – As US-Saudi Aggression closed Yemen’s vital port city of Hodeidah, Amnesty International has accused them of possible war crimes over interference with deliveries of food, fuel, and aid. More than 8 million people in Yemen are at risk of starvation and aid groups fear the battle for Hodeidah port, which receives most […]

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US-Backed Saudi Coalition Ramps up Terror Attacks in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – The US-backed coalition escalated their attacks against civilians in Yemen — particularly Hodeidah province which suffered dozens of airstrikes in the past few days. Saudi warplanes attacked a home in al-Bayda on Monday killing eight civilians including several women and children. The US-backed Saudi-led coalition warplanes have bombarded Hodeidah province with airstrikes […]

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Battle for Hodeidah: Yemeni Forces Kill and Capture 150 Saudi-backed Forces

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemen’s Army and Popular Committee’s Special Forces carried out a successful ambush on Sunday against multiple invading U.S.-backed battalions in Hodeidah. The operation resulted in the killing, wounding, or surrender of over 150 coalition forces — including several high-ranking leaders. The ambush comes just days after Saudi Arabia carried out a genocidal […]

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Defying UN, US-Saudi-led Coalition Aggravates the West Coast Disaster

Hodeidah (YE) – The US-Saudi-led coalition, recently, launched a huge campaign on the West Coast in order to control Hodeidah port, which should be supporting more than 20 million Yemenis, to allow the entry of humanitarian aid despite that Aden port is under it control and aggravated the disaster that it created since 26 March 2015. whereas violations […]

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US-backed Forces Claiming to “Liberate” Yemen Rape Detainees in Secret Prisons

Aden (GPA) – The so-called “liberators” in Yemen are sexually and physically torturing detainees at secret prisons. Survivors recall disturbing stories laden with gruesome interrogation tactics for extracting false confessions. Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen attempts to portray themselves as the bearers of freedom and reason. As an ally of the United States’ “counter-terrorism” […]

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U.S.-Saudis Launch 30 Airstrikes in Half-hour, Yemeni Forces Strike Warship

Hodeidah (GPA) – The American, Saudi, and Emirati advance on Hodeidah started yesterday with a bang — and Yemeni forces have already reportedly struck a warship in response. Yemen Faces Intense Bombardment from Air, Land, and Sea After weeks of intense deliberation between U.S. and Gulf allies while experts urged against military attacks, the coalition […]

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Hodeidah in Yemen: A Powder Keg for Imperial Powers Nobody’s Talking About

Hodeidah (GPA) – Mainstream media outlets have spent the last month or so hyping up the importance of Hodeidah in Yemen. Forces backed by the U.S.-Saudi-U.A.E. coalition have an intense offensive planned to take territory from Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees, Ansarullah. But what’s the big deal about Hodeidah? Well, a whole lot actually. So […]

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