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US Considering Both Peace Talks For Yemen and Military Support For Saudis

Riyadh (GPA) – U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis made his first trip to Riyadh on Tuesday. A major topic was of course the conflict in Yemen and Saudi Arabia’s role. Mattis was eager to initiate the idea of UN-brokered peace talks. But looking at the situation from all angles shows that the U.S. is more fickle about the […]

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Yemen Retaliatory Raids Kill Saudi Troops, Inflict Losses on Militants

Jizan (Tasnim) – Yemeni soldiers and fighters from Popular Committees shelled military bases in the Saudi provinces of Jizan and Najran, inflicting material losses and casualties on them. On Sunday, Yemeni troops stormed the Saudi military bases of al-Sababah, Kirs, Shabakah and al-Abadaih in al-Qafle village in the kingdom’s Jizan southern province, killing and injuring […]

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The Return of the Dangerous ‘Obama Did Nothing’ Narrative on Syria

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – One of great ironies of our over-saturated media environment is that, often, the biggest falsehoods and most transparent acts of political theater enjoy the most widespread acceptance and demonstrate the most stubborn popularity. No matter how improbable, or how much obvious evidence exists to the contrary, once a media narrative becomes […]

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Yemeni Forces Pound Saudi Positions with Artillery Shells

Sana’a, Yemen (Tasnim) – The Yemeni army and allied fighters from the Popular Committees shelled two military bases inside Saudi Arabia, inflicting major losses on the kingdom’s military. The artillery attacks were launched against Saudi positions in the kingdom’s southern Najran Province, Lebanon’s al-Mayadeen news network reported Thursday. During the shelling, dozens of Saudi soldiers were […]

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Houthis: US Can’t Eliminate al-Qaeda While Supporting Its Sponsors

Sana’a (GPA) Last week Saudi Arabia and the United States dropped nearly 300 airstrikes on Yemen. The United States maintains that the purpose is to eliminate al-Qaeda in Yemen. But since the US supports al-Qaeda’s allies like Saudi Arabia, the Houthis now remind Washington that they cannot eliminate al-Qaeda until they partner with forces that actually want […]