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Rape as a Weapon of War: Yemeni Woman Threatened Into Denying Rape

Tahamah, Yemen (GPA) – Last week, a Sudanese soldier from the Janjaweed forces (which are part of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen) beat up and raped a Yemeni woman. These Sudanese forces have a well-documented history of using rape as a weapon of war. As the war started in Yemen 2015 with the Saudi-led coalition’s […]

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America and Its Arab Friends Set Up a New Anti-Iran Alliance

Washington D.C. (SCF) – The Saudi king has just begun his two-week visit to the US but the first important achievement was seen even before the top-level talks kicked off on March 20. He and President Trump agreed to assemble a Supreme Committee to counter Iran. The UAE is the third member of this action […]

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Yemeni Forces Strike Aramco, F15 Warplane, & Raid Military Site [VIDEOS]

Sana’a (GPA) Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees have launched multiple defensive and retaliatory attacks within the past 24 hours against terrorist Saudi forces. Yemeni Success in Multiple Operations On Wednesday, Yemeni Air Defense Forces in Saada province launched a surface-to-air missile at a Saudi F15 warplane circling the skies. Although the plane did not crash, the missile […]

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Why Did Sudan Close Their Border with Eritrea?

Khartoum (GPA) – Sudan closed their border with Eritrea as long-standing tensions with Egypt begin to flare up. Ongoing disputes over territory and resources, as well as Sudan’s relations with Turkey, triggered the dispute. On January 6th Sudan shut their border with Eritrea after fortifying it with thousands of troops. The closure comes off the […]

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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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What Does a UAE-backed Independence Referendum in Yemen Mean?

Aden (GPA) – With global momentum building from separatist referendums in Spain and Iraq, southern leaders in Yemen eye their own independence referendum. But is this movement worthy of support? What does southern secession mean for the war against Yemen led by the Saudi coalition? Southern secession in Yemen is not a new concept. Formerly […]

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Watch Yemeni Forces Annihilate Saudi Vehicle with Guided Missile [VIDEO]

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees continue to fight back against Saudi-backed mercenaries on the ground. The video below depicts Yemeni forces operating in northern Yemen on the Nehm front launching a guided missile at a vehicle filled with Saudi-backed mercenaries. After launching their nearly globally-supported war against Yemen in 2015, Saudi Arabia flooded […]

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As UN Advisers Back Yemen Probe, Saudi Arabia Kidnaps Child

Sana’a (GPA) – Over the past month, UN advisors, NGOs, and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights have all stressed the need to establish an inquiry into the daily human rights violations in Yemen. Meanwhile just hours ago, Saudi Arabia appears to have kidnapped a child who was recently the only remaining survivor of a […]

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Leaked Emails: Saudi Crown Prince Admits Defeat in Yemen, Wants Out

Washington D.C. (GPA) – According to a leaked email exchange, U.S. officials claim Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman wants out of the Yemen war and is comfortable with the U.S. engaging with Iran. While it seems straightforward, this could actually set the stage for a deeper rift in the Gulf Crisis. […]

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Yemeni Forces Launch Offensive in North While Saudi Forces Fight Each Other in South

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemen’s Popular Forces have reported June operations successful and announced new offensives against Saudi-backed fighters in northern provinces. Meanwhile, infighting breaks out between forces loyal to the Saudi coalition in the south. Despite losing minimal territory to Saudi-backed forces on the Serwah front in Marib, Yemeni forces declare their operations for the month of June […]

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