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Saudi Efforts to Internationally Isolate Iran Produces Results

Riyadh (AMN) – Saudi efforts to isolate Iran internationally are producing results in North Africa and Central Asia. Authorities and religious leaders in Tajikistan and Algeria have in recent weeks accused Iran of subversive activity and propagating Shiism while Morocco last month announced that it was breaking off diplomatic relations with the Islamic republic. While […]

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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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Even an Intense Offensive Can’t Stop Yemen’s March for Palestine, Quds [PHOTOS]

Sana’a (GPA) – Despite an intense U.S.-backed operation along the west coast, thousands of Yemenis filled the streets across the country to demonstrate in support of Palestine, al-Quds. International Quds Day is an annual event on the last Friday (Islam’s holy day) in Ramadan (Islam’s holy month) to express solidarity with the Palestinian people in […]

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Hospitals in Yemen Continue to Suffer from The US-Saudi Siege

Sana’a (AM) – A quick visit to one of the hospitals in Yemen and by the corridors of these health facilities and at their doors, the reality and the magnitude of the disaster is shocking. One of the consequences of the tragedy is the number of patients. It is increasing while medicine is absent and […]

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Russia Snubs Saudi Threats Over Qatar Military Deal

Moscow (MEMO) – Russia will supply Qatar with an anti-aircraft missile system despite reported Saudi threats to take military action over the deal, the state-run Sputnik news agency reported. A Russian lawmaker made the remarks on Saturday after French daily Le Monde reported that the Saudi King had warned he might use force to prevent Qatar from acquiring the S-400 system. “Russia seeks its own […]

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Hariri Heads to Saudi Arabia for Second Time Since Suspect Resignation

Paris (MEE) – Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri headed to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for the second time since his shock resignation in the kingdom last year. On 4 November, Hariri announced he was stepping down in a televised address from Riyadh, sparking concerns that he was being detained against his will. After French mediation, however, he rescinded […]

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Is What’s Happening in Yemen Genocide?

Sana’a (GPA) – Saudi Arabia has spent more than three years bombing Yemen into oblivion and creating a humanitarian crisis. But is what’s happening in Yemen genocide? Let’s take a look. What Qualifies as Genocide? There isn’t a concrete definition of the word “genocide” and, unfortunately, the word gets thrown around a lot when it […]

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Yemen Says a Saudi-coalition Attack on Vital Hodeidah Port is a Red Line

Sana’a (AM) – The US-Saudi aggression has tried to capture control of Al-Hodeidah, Yemen’s main port city, since it started the war on Yemen in March 2015 but could not defeat the Yemeni Army and Popular Committees. Some reports said that the US-Saudi aggression is advancing towards Al-Hodeidah port city. Attacking Al-Hodeidah port would be […]

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Saudi Attempts to Sow Seeds of Sectarianism in Yemen Are Backfiring

Sana’a (MPN) – Day and night, Yemenis in rebel-held areas are bombarded with polarizing sermons, radio ads reminiscent of the vitriol that fueled the 1994 Rwandan massacre, and leaflet drops that routinely rain down messages of disunity like confetti commandments hurled from an angry, vengeful God. A  phalanx of flickering video cameras frames the portly Saudi […]

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