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Merkel Calls for End to Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen

Berlin (Tasnim) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for an end to Saudi Arabian airstrikes in Yemen, during a visit to the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on Sunday.  “We do not believe that there can be a military solution to this conflict,” Merkel said, expressing support for the UN-led attempt to find a diplomatic solution. […]

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Twitter Censoring Coverage of War in Yemen

Sana’a (GPA) – Yesterday Geopolitics Alert published an article breaking down the war in Yemen. We explained what’s happening, why it’s happening, and who is involved. Well Twitter blocked the article. It didn’t contain any graphic or objectionable content, which means coverage of Yemen is probably what’s being censored. This is the message we saw after our […]

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US Considering Both Peace Talks For Yemen and Military Support For Saudis

Riyadh (GPA) – U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis made his first trip to Riyadh on Tuesday. A major topic was of course the conflict in Yemen and Saudi Arabia’s role. Mattis was eager to initiate the idea of UN-brokered peace talks. But looking at the situation from all angles shows that the U.S. is more fickle about the […]

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Yemen Retaliatory Raids Kill Saudi Troops, Inflict Losses on Militants

Jizan (Tasnim) – Yemeni soldiers and fighters from Popular Committees shelled military bases in the Saudi provinces of Jizan and Najran, inflicting material losses and casualties on them. On Sunday, Yemeni troops stormed the Saudi military bases of al-Sababah, Kirs, Shabakah and al-Abadaih in al-Qafle village in the kingdom’s Jizan southern province, killing and injuring […]

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Amid War Crimes in Yemen, Saudi Fighter Pilots Get 60% Pay Hike

Sana’a (teleSUR) – As the Saudi military campaign against Yemen enters its third year, many airstrikes directly target civilians, which the U.N. calls war crimes. As Saudi Arabia’s jets continue to bomb Yemen for the third year in a row, killing more than 10,000 people, the Saudi Cabinet announced a pay increase of up to […]

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US Imperialism is to Blame for al-Qaeda in Yemen– Not the Houthi Uprising

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemen is a country that’s typically ignored by the mainstream media.  Especially the hows and whys of al-Qaeda in Yemen and what the war in Yemen means for US imperialism. Like most countries in the middle east, western involvement in Yemen dates back many decades. Shortly after British occupation ended in 1967, South […]