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Trump v Congress: How Khashoggi Case Sets Up Battle over US-Saudi Ties

Washington (MEE) – Some members of Congress have expressed outrage over what happened to Saudi journalist. The United States has for decades turned a blind eye to human rights abuses carried out by Saudi Arabia. However, since the disappearance and purported murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul […]

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Trump Admin Exploiting Khashoggi Disappearance to Force Saudis to “Buy American”

Istanbul (MPN) – The response of the Trump administration and many U.S. politicians to Khashoggi’s disappearance is largely being guided by the military-industrial complex — in this case, Lockheed Martin — but masquerading as a response motivated by “human rights.” The disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi continues to strain […]

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Riyadh Threatens to Retaliate against Any Sanctions

Riyadh (TNA) – Saudi Arabia rejected threats to punish it over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, saying the kingdom would retaliate against any sanctions with tougher measures, the official state news agency said on Sunday. It came after US President Donald Trump threatened “severe punishment” for Riyadh if it turned out Khashoggi, […]

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US-Saudi Coalition in Yemen Attacked Another 2 Buses of Refugees as They Fled Airstrikes

Sana’a (GPA) – The international Saudi-led Coalition against Yemen attacked another two buses full of internally displaced people as they fled the Coalition’s airstrike campaign in Hodeidah. Today’s attack makes it clear the Coalition has a policy of targeting anyone who attempts to flee the U.S.-backed Saudi and Emirati aggression along the west coast. 19 […]

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A Week in Yemen: US-backed Saudi Warplanes Bombard Civilians with 60+ Airstrikes

Sana’a (GPA) – The international Saudi-led coalition continued attacking civilian targets in Yemen this week. Over 60 airstrikes bombarded various provinces in the war-torn country in the past day killing several civilians. Monday Saudi warplanes attacked a bee farm in Hodeidah province with four air raids killing an entire family of five. Many farmers rely […]

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Saudi Story Unravels as Turkey Applies Pressure over Journalist Khashoggi

Ankara (GPA) – The case of the missing journalist, Jamal Khashoggi has become an international blunder on the Saudi’s part, and may provide Turkey a chance to further assert themselves as a regional power. Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been missing since last Tuesday when he entered a Saudi consulate inside Turkey. While Saudi Arabia often gets away […]

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Turkish Police Suspect Saudi Journalist Khashoggi was Killed at Consulate

Ankara (MEE) – Senior police source says that police believe Khashoggi’s suspected killing was videotaped ‘to prove the mission had been accomplished.’ Turkish authorities suspect that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared on Tuesday after entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, was killed inside the consulate, Turkish sources told Middle East Eye and news agencies on Saturday. […]

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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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WATCH: GPA Editor Delivers Statement to UNHRC in Response to Yemen GEE Report

GENEVA (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert editor, Randi Nord, delivered an oral intervention to the United Nations Human Rights Council on behalf of NGOs Iraqi Development Organization and Arabian Rights Watch Association. The statement provided a rebuttal to the recent UN report from a group of eminent experts detailing Saudi violations against civilians in Yemen and demanded […]

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