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Saudis Accused of Targeting Yemeni Agriculture

(GPA) Yemen – A British research team based in Lebanon has accused Saudi Arabia of intentionally targeting the meager agricultural industry in Yemen. A professor from the London School of Economics, Martha Mundy has said that in order to frequently hit the 2.8% of Yemen that is cultivated farmland; the Saudis would essentially have to […]

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Geopolitics Alert Weekly | Everything You Need to Know

Offensive to Liberate Mosul US-coalition (Turkish, Kurdish, Iraqi, and US) troops launched the long-awaited offensive to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul, which has been under IS control since 2014. The Kurds are currently faced with not just a resistance but full blown military attack. Just south of Mosul, IS launched an offensive in the […]

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Western Arms Dealers Are Behind the Mounting Death Toll in Yemen

(NEO) Civilian casualties were reported yet again in Yemen on September 10, with more than 20 people falling victims of Saudi airstrikes. It should be recalled that the coalition led by Saudi Arabia has repeatedly attacked civilian targets in Yemen, hitting residential areas with cluster bombs and routinely attacking hospitals. For instance, the hospitals run […]

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Yemen’s Ex-President Saleh Offers Russia Access to Military Bases

Yemen’s ex president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, announced on Sunday that the new governing council is ready to grant Russia access to military bases. Last week Saleh announced a new governing council. Saleh’s party (GPC) along with Houthi forces currently control most of Yemen’s northern half. This announcement was made despite UN disapproval. An airstrike offensive from […]

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End of Ramadan Sees String of Attacks From Africa to South East Asia

As Ramadan draws to a close today, radical Jihadists throughout the Middle East launched a string of attacks over the weekend. Although the Gulf seemed to be hit hardest, attacks reached South East Asia as well. Let’s break down some of the attacks and who they were attributed to. Baghdad, Iraq IS has claimed responsibility […]

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White House Silently Cancels Sale Of Cluster Bombs To Saudis

(GPA) – The Saudi Arabian government has been heavily criticized over the past few months for war crimes they’ve carried out in Yemen. Many in the US have been critical of the federal government for supplying the Saudis with the weapons used in the conflict but this past week, the White House cancelled a shipment […]

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One Last Chance for Peace in Yemen

(FPIF) Absent much stronger U.S. and European pressure on their Saudi allies, Yemen’s latest ceasefire threatens to collapse — which could mean a return to massive civilian bombardments. On the night of January 5, a squadron of F-15 fighter jets from the Royal Saudi Air Force carpet-bombed a neighborhood in the densely populated Yemeni capital […]

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May 15: Your Key Take-Aways for This Week From Geopolitics Alert

Here are your world news key take-aways for the week:   From Tunisia to Somalia, the United States increased its influence and military support throughout North Eastern Africa this week. Washington is trying to draft up a plan to supply the new UN-backed government in Libya with arms. The embargo on arms and assets has been […]

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