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Opinion: Six Reasons Behind Saudi Arabia’s War on Yemen

Moscow (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert contributor Damir Nazarov explains the causes and rationale behind the aggression of Saudi Arabia and its allies against Yemen and why they are in fact a great deal more than just traditional foreign policy. Let me show you why. Let us begin with some basic explanations and end with the ones that are […]

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Turkey’s Hour of Reckoning in Syria

Ankara (SCF) – During a Pentagon briefing last weekend, Secretary of Defence James Mattis dropped a bombshell by innocuously slipping in that the US military intends to set up a string of observation posts on the Syrian-Turkish border. Mattis implied that Turkey was on board and that the idea was for the two militaries to […]

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Tunisia Secures $500m Saudi Loan During Crown Prince’s Controversial Visit

Tunis (MEE) – Cash injection may help President Beji Caid Essebsi handle the criticism he’s receiving for hosting notorious Saudi leader. Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi’s hosting of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman caused much discontent in his country and led to large-scale protests in the streets of Tunis. The price for this bad […]

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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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Khashoggi Effect: Erdogan Inverts the Paradigm, whilst Gulf & Allies Sink in Quagmire

Ankara (SCF) – It seems that the quartet (US, Israel, UAE and MbS himself, naturally), acting in the cause of ‘exonerating MbS’, think they have got their ‘coup’ with Trump’s “maybe he did, but maybe he didn’t”, exculpation. They are probably quite pleased with themselves. MbS may stay for now, and embarrass everyone at the […]

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With Reaffirmed US Support, Saudis Continue Assault on Yemen and Attacks on Civilians

Sana’a (GPA) – Washington has chosen to diverge from its European allies and continue support for the Saudi led-coalition against Yemen. Following a White House statement that reaffirms US commitment, the Saudi coalition has continued with its assault on Hodeidah port and civilians in Yemen. Germany, the United Kingdom, and other European nations have recently […]

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Saudi Arabia Sexually Abused and Tortured Activists in Detention

Riyadh (AM) – Several activists imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since May, including a number of women, face sexual harassment, torture and other forms of ill-treatment during interrogation, Amnesty International said Tuesday. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gas led a crackdown against human rights defenders and intellectuals continue unabated in the conservative kingdom and have detained […]

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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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A Look at Yemen’s Domestic Defensive Missile Production Over the Past 3 Years

Sana’a (AMA) – After more than three years of the US-Saudi-UAE aggression on Yemen, the curse of Yemeni ballistic missiles continues to haunt the enemies. They stand helpless trying to destroy or limit the missiles launch and development capabilities. Even the most advanced Patriot missile defense system was neutralized and no longer effective in the face […]

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