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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 […]

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US and Saudi Arabia Shower Yemen With Air Raids and Cluster Bombs

Sana’a, Yemen – (GPA) For the second day in a row, the United States and Saudi Arabia devastate huge swathes of Yemen with air strikes and internationally-banned cluster bombs. US Airstrikes Continue for Second Day The United States has been conducting air strikes over a mountain range that appears to contain a combination of al-Qaeda and Houthi controlled […]

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Downplaying US Contribution to Potential Yemen Famine

Sana’a, Yemen (FAIR) For almost two years, the United States has backed—with weapons, logistics and political support—a Saudi-led war in Yemen that has left over 10,000 dead, 40,000 wounded, 2.5 million internally displaced, 2.2 million children suffering from malnutrition and over 90 percent of civilians in need of humanitarian aid. A recent UN report on […]

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Geopolitics Alert Podcast: Trump, Iran, Yemen, and the Gulf

Right after his inauguration, Trump approved his first raid targeting al Qaeda which took place in Yemen. One Navy Seal and dozens of civilians died– the target escaped. Still under investigation, the raid has exposed some interesting information. In this episode, Randi and Jim talk about Trump’s first raid in Yemen and what this means for […]

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Afghanistan Saw Record Civilian Casualties Last Year, Trump Keeps up Pace

Helmand, Afghanistan – (GPA) Civilian casualties hit record numbers in Afghanistan in 2016. 18 civilians lost their lives just last week. Could the international community’s disdain for President Trump finally force the US to be held accountable for war crimes and civilian deaths? Maybe not, but at least mainstream media is reporting on it. Civilian […]

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Houthis Won’t Back Down From Saudi Terror

Al Mokha, Yemen – (GPA) After a successful week for Ansarullah forces, Saudi Arabia launched a brutal retaliation “scorched Earth” campaign. But resistance forces won’t back down. Houthi Forces Launch Offensives Last week, Ansarullah (Yemeni and Houthi) forces successfully hit a military base in Riyadh with a ballistic missile which they followed up with an announcement that […]

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Yemen Says No to US Troops, Trump Says Yes to Saudi Arms Sales

Washington D.C. (GPA) – In the past twenty four hours, the Yemeni government has allegedly withdrawn permission for the US to conduct ground operations in the country and President Trump has approved sales of more weapons to Saudi Arabia. According to the New York Times, some US officials are apparently saying that the Yemeni government […]

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Russian Air Defense Systems Protect American Military

Dubai – (SCF) The United Arab Emirates has deployed the AN/TPY-2 radar along with its THAAD battery operating near the coast. In 2011, the UAE became the first international customer to procure the advanced missile defense system designed to intercept short-range, medium-range, and some intermediate-range ballistic missiles from the United States. The initial contract included 48 missiles, 9 transporter erector […]