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U.S.-Backed Terrorists Strike Hotel in Yemen Killing or Injuring Nearly 100

Sana’a (GPA) – The U.S.-backed coalition continued carrying out their terrorism against Yemen last night when warplanes targeted a hotel near Sana’a. Rescue teams are currently still digging through the rubble. So far at least 71 have lost their lives, with an additional 13 injured. According to Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees, the attack was […]

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Media Silent as Saudis Continue War Crimes in Yemen Hitting Homes, Farms

Sana’a (GPA) – With international silence and virtually nonexistent media coverage, Saudi Arabia continues carrying out their war crimes in Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition still carries out dozens of air strikes against Yemen on a daily basis; targeting homes, farms, cars, and more. Saudi War Crimes in Yemen In the past 24 hours, Saudi war planes have struck one […]

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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 be setting the stage for a deeper rift in the Gulf […]

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Saudi State TV Justifies Shooting Down of Qatari Airliners

Doha (MEE) – Al-Arabiya video shows missile attack on Qatar Airways jet, claiming ‘international law’ allows destruction of flights violating airspace. A Saudi state TV channel has produced a video showing the potential consequences of a Qatari passenger jet entering Riyadh’s airspace – being shot out of the sky. In a short animation published on Al-Arabiya TV a […]

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WikiLeaks: Riyadh Flirts with Tel Aviv through Normalization

Riyadh (MEMO) – A “highly classified” press release by the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which was published by WikiLeaks, reveals the level of rapprochement between Riyadh and Tel Aviv. Saudi Arabia initiated discussions on the issue of normalization with Israel and the 2002 Saudi peace initiative that was adopted by the Arab League at […]

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Saudi Arabia: 14 Shia at Risk of Imminent Execution

Riyadh (HRW) – Saudi Arabia Executions Increase Since Leadership Change Fourteen members of the Saudi Shia community are at imminent risk of execution after Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court in mid-July 2017 upheld their death sentences from an unfair trial for protest-related crimes, Human Rights Watch said today. Courts convicted the 14 based on confessions they had repudiated […]

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Yemen’s Supreme Political Council Receives E.U. Delegation

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemen’s Supreme Political Council met with a delegation from the European Union yesterday to discuss the humanitarian crisis, siege, Saudi war crimes, and a potential peace process. President Saleh Ali al-Sammad and Vice President Qasim Labuza met with the head of the E.U. delegation to Yemen, Antonia Calvo Puerta yesterday. Highlighting the humanitarian catastrophe and […]

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Inching Closer to Saudi Arabia, Israel Moves to Ban Al Jazeera

Tel Aviv (GPA) – In a move in line with their warming relations with Saudi Arabia, Israel has moved to close the Jerusalem Al Jazeera branch and ban the outlet’s journalists. Israel’s Communications Minister Ayoub Kara announced at a press conference on Sunday that officials would start taking steps to shut down Al Jazeera’s Jerusalem location. […]

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Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and the Media’s Hypocritical Outrage over Human Rights

Washington D.C. (GPA) – While western mainstream media focuses on alleged human rights abuses and a creeping “dictatorial regime” in Venezuela, a genuine human rights catastrophe is taking place in Saudi Arabia. One of the strongest and closest U.S. allies in the middle east region is not a democracy but a monarchy: Saudi Arabia. The […]