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Oil-Rich Arab States Quietly Join Israel in Cheering for Trump

(teleSUR) Riyadh – Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf Arab allies are happy to see Obama leave office as President Donald Trump would be “very, very tough” on Iran. While the world watched with horror as Donald Trump delivered his aggressive “America First” speech on the day of his inauguration, Saudi Arabia and its Arab […]

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8 Children Killed After Saudi Airstrike Hits School Near Sana’a

(GPA) Sana’a – According to reports, at least 8 children have died and at least 15 more have been injured after a Saudi airstrike “mistakenly” hit an elementary school in the Sana’a district of Nihm. Sources on the ground say that over the past few days, Saudi attacks have targeted a school, mosque, and another building […]

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93 Journalists Killed in 2016, Mexico Still Among Most Deadly

(teleSUR) A media watchdog said while the number of media staff killed is lower than in 2015, threats against reports are reaching worrying levels all over the world. At least 93 journalists and media staff were killed in 2016 around the world as a direct result of their work, the International Federation of Journalists has […]

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Turkish Jet Reportedly Transferring ‘Rebels’ from Syria to Yemen

(GPA) Aden – Turkish planes landed in Yemen today to unload takfiri rebels from the recently liberated city of Aleppo and transport injured Saudi mercenaries back to Turkey for treatment. The Yemeni Security Forces are reporting that 150 “Daesh terrorists” arrived in Aden via a Turkish jet under the supervision of UAE forces who currently occupy […]

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7 Key Events That Changed the Geopolitical Landscape This Week

(GPA) Detroit – This has been a big week in world events and we here at Geopolitics Alert have covered a few major stories. Here are your key takeaways for the week of December 25th: Israel Reacts to the UNSC Settlement Decision. After the United Nations Security Council bite last week calling for a halt […]

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Saudis Pound Yemen With Air Strikes Hitting School, Boats, Factory, Farms

(GPA) Yemen – Over the past few days, Saudi Arabia has been pounding Yemen with airstrikes. Particularly in Houthi-controlled Sana’a and the contested city of Taiz. They have reportedly still been using cluster bombs as recently as last week. According to local reports, the recent Saudi airstrikes have targeted everything from schools, to fishing boats and farms. […]

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Houthi Fighters Raid Al Jazeera’s Sana’a Bureau

(GPA) Sana’a – Media company Al Jazeera’s Sana’a location was raided by Houthi fighters yesterday. Fighters took what was left of equipment and furniture. Al Jazeera is largely considered a mouth-piece for pro-western and anti-Shia attitudes in the Gulf region and greater Middle East. With over 70 bureaux around the world, the media conglomerate is the second […]

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Saudi Ministry: Over 2,000 Citizens Fighting Abroad With Terror Groups

(GPA) Riyadh – Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry has released a report of the number of their citizens fighting in jihadist groups in multiple conflict zones although a majority are in Syria. The report detailed a breakdown of 2,093 Saudi nationals believed to be fighting abroad with terrorist organizations. Of that total number there are 297 […]

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Saudi Arabia Admits to Using UK-Supplied Cluster Bombs in Yemen

(GPA) Riyadh – One of the West’s key allies in the Middle East– Saudi Arabia– has admitted to what it calls “limited use” of UK-manufactured cluster bombs in Yemen. These types of munitions are banned under international law. When a cluster bomb explodes, it releases several smaller projectiles which allows the damage to spread to a larger […]