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Ignoring Washington’s Role in Yemen Carnage, 60 Minutes Paints US as Savior

New York (FAIR) – In one of the most glaring, power-serving omissions in some time, CBS News’ 60 Minutes (11/19/17) took a deep dive into the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, and did not once mention the direct role the United States played in creating, perpetuating and prolonging a crisis that’s left over 10,000 civilians dead, 2 million displaced, and an estimated 1 million with cholera. […]

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A Third Saudi Failure in Foreign Policy?

London (AHT) – Since 81year old Salman bin Abdelaziz was crowned king of Saudi Arabia in early 2015 and appointed his 32-year-old son, Mohammad bin Salman (MBS), as Minister of Defense and later on crown prince, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has undertaken three attempts aimed at reducing Iran’s expansion in the Middle East. Soon after becoming […]

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Yemenis Sit Between the Hammer and Anvil of US-backed Saudi Siege and Airstrikes

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemeni forces launched a long-range ballistic missile at the King Khalid Airport in early November in retaliation for the Saudi-led war against Yemen. Days later, Saudi Arabia tightened their already-existing blockade. This impacts Yemeni life in a number of ways and puts millions of Yemenis on the brink of death. Nearly 1,000 days […]

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Why Aren’t Negotiations Being Considered to Resolve the Crisis in Yemen?

Sana’a (NEO) – As hopes of crushing Yemen’s aspirations for independence with brute force have failed, a strategic recalculation may very well be taking place behind closed doors in Riyadh and Washington. From the moment that the Saudi-led onslaught against Yemen began, the USA has been solidly behind Riyadh. Yemen now faces a humanitarian crisis, yet […]

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Yemenis March Against US-Saudi Violence and Blockade [PHOTOS]

Sana’a (GPA) – Tens of thousands filled the streets of Yemen’s capital Sana’a in front of the United Nations office today protesting the ongoing US-backed violence from Saudi Arabia as well as the devastating siege. Saudi Arabia along with most members of the Gulf Cooperation Council have continued their war against Yemen for nearly 1,000 […]

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Iran’s Zarif: Saudi Arabia Taking Provocative Measures in Region

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the Riyadh regime for its recent comments against the Islamic Republic and said the kingdom is taking provocative measures in the Middle East region. In a telephone conversation with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Tuesday evening, Zarif rejected as false and provocative the Saudi-led coalition’s recent […]

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Another Saudi Massacre: 50+ Killed Today Including Children and Rescuers

Sana’a (GPA) –  At least 18 gruesome raids targeted a residential area of Yemen’s Hajjah province this morning killing over 30 according to local sources. Among those killed include an entire family, women, children, and over 10 rescue workers. The exact number of casualties cannot be confirmed since Saudi planes are attacking rescue vehicles and […]

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Yemen Reveals Homemade Naval Defense Missiles [PHOTOS]

Sana’a (GPA) – Just days after striking the King Khalid International Airport with a homemade, long-range ballistic missile, Yemen’s Naval and Coastal Defense unveiled a new line of powerful naval defense missiles. President of the Supreme Political Council and Commander of the Armed Forces, Saleh al-Sammad attended the unveiling. Sammad made this appearance just hours after […]

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Saudis Did NOT Intercept Yemeni Missile

Riyadh (GPA) – In retaliation for the ongoing airstrike campaign, aggression, and siege, Yemen’s resistance struck the King Khalid International Airport with a homemade, long-range ballistic missile. Just over the past week, Yemen has endured hundreds of airstrikes as well as two particularly devastating attacks which took the lives of nearly 70 civilians. Since Saudi Arabia […]

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Saudis Continue War Crimes in Yemen Attacking Homes Killing Women, Children

Sana’a (GPA) – Saudi airstrikes and war crimes in Yemen have not slowed down all week. Just two days ago, attacks on a market in Saada resulted in nearly 60 killed and wounded. Today, raids targeted homes in the same province killing 7, mostly women and children. Airstrikes from the Saudi coalition injured another 10 children […]