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Yemen’s Coastal Defense Intercepts US-made Enemy Spy Drone

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemen’s maritime forces captured an autonomous spy drone belonging to the Saudi coalition on Sunday. Yemeni forces discovered the American-made drone off Yemen’s western coast. Upon inspection, Yemen’s Naval Defense determined the drone was a REMUS 600 autonomous underwater vehicle manufactured in the United States. Technology on the marine robot includes cameras, […]

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Our Top Ten Original Articles from 2017

Washington DC (GPA) – 2017 was a busy year. Here are the Geopolitics Alert best-performing pieces of 2017. Thanks for reading. Here’s to a 2018 full of resistance against US imperialism. 10. Instead of Speculating on Trump’s Future War Crimes, Let’s Look at Obama’s In the final year of President, and Nobel Peace Prize winner […]

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Qatari Wahhabism vs. Saudi Wahhabism & the Perils of Top-down Change

Doha (AMN) – A multi-domed, sand-colored, architectural marvel, Doha’s biggest and national mosque, symbolizes Qatar’s complex and troubled relationship with Saudi Arabia. Its naming six years ago after an eighteenth-century Islamic scholar, Mohammed Ibn Abdul Wahhab, the founder of one of Islam’s most puritan strands, raised eyebrows, sparked controversy, and has since become an episode […]

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US-backed Airstrikes Kill and Injure Nearly 200 People in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – The US and Saudi war machine rang in the Christmas holiday weekend by massacring hundreds of Yemeni men, women, and children while the world watched in silence. Sana’a 11 people were killed and another four were wounded after four air raids targeted the Egyptian memorial in Yemen’s capital. The victims included a […]

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Pentagon Finally Admits to “Multiple Ground Operations” in Yemen

Washington D.C. (GPA) – The Pentagon finally acknowledged last week that US troops have carried out “multiple ground operations” in Yemen. The details and future, however, remain ambiguous. Dubbed the “secret war,” Washington’s military activity in Yemen has remained dubious since the war began in March of 2015. On paper, the US has a small number […]

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US-Saudi Nuclear Talks: A Barometer for Middle East Rivalries?

Washington DC (AMN) – Talks aimed at transferring US nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia serve as an indicator of where the Saudi-Iranian rivalry is heading as well as the strength of the informal Saudi-Israeli alliance against Iran. The possible transfer could spark a new arms race in the Middle East and constitutes one explanation why Saudi responses […]

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As Saudi Influence Wanes, UAE Builds Its Regional Value as Tool of US Imperialism

Abu Dhabi (MPN) – Where Riyadh’s imperial ambitions are haphazard, Abu Dhabi’s are smooth and calculated. While Saudi Arabia has spent billions murdering civilians, the UAE has built military bases, forged imperial alliances, and secured its grip on regional hegemony both politically and militarily aligning itself as the next major US ally as a tool […]

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US-backed Planes Continue Attacking Civilians in Yemen Killing 17 [VIDEO]

Sana’a (GPA) – The 1,000th day of war against Yemen has come and gone yet the Saudi coalition continues their devastating air campaign. Planes struck a home in Saada province today killing 13 and injuring another 8. The victims included women and children. Children at a nearby school fled in a panic worrying they could be […]

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Saudi Kingdom Has Plan to Establish Ties with Israel, Foreign Minister Says

Riyadh (AHT) – Speaking to France 24 television late on Wednesday, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Riyadh has a “roadmap” to establish full diplomatic ties with the Tel Aviv if an agreement is reached between Palestine and the Israeli entity. The top Saudi diplomat further denied that reports that the kingdom had any relations with Tel Aviv, despite their mutual concerns […]

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Yemenis Mark 1,000 Days of War by Launching Missile at Riyadh [VIDEO]

Sana’a (GPA) – In retaliation for the ongoing war against Yemen — which entered its 1,000th day today — Yemeni forces launched a missile at the al Yamamah Palace near Riyadh. There were no reports of injuries. Al Yamamah Palace is a government building and residence. Saudi government officials planned to meet at the palace […]