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With Reaffirmed US Support, Saudis Continue Assault on Yemen and Attacks on Civilians

Sana’a (GPA) – Washington has chosen to diverge from its European allies and continue support for the Saudi led-coalition against Yemen. Following a White House statement that reaffirms US commitment, the Saudi coalition has continued with its assault on Hodeidah port and civilians in Yemen. Germany, the United Kingdom, and other European nations have recently […]

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US: Sanctions on Russia, Iran to Curb Oil Shipments to Syria

Damascus (TLS) – The U.S. Department of the Treasury sanctioned companies and citizens of Iran and Russia for allegedly being linked to an international oil shipment network to Syria. The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said on Tuesday that the U.S. is targeting Russian and Iranian companies and citizens that would […]

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Saudi Arabia Sexually Abused and Tortured Activists in Detention

Riyadh (AM) – Several activists imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since May, including a number of women, face sexual harassment, torture and other forms of ill-treatment during interrogation, Amnesty International said Tuesday. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gas led a crackdown against human rights defenders and intellectuals continue unabated in the conservative kingdom and have detained […]

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With Saudis’ Global Backers Backing Away, Yemeni Factions Prepare for Peace Talks

Sana’a (MPN) – Following the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, much of the West has started turning its back on Saudi Arabia, and on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in particular. Peace in Yemen could not come at a more crucial time. Yemeni factions are preparing for peace talks in Sweden at the […]

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Ceasefire Reached After Intense Israeli Airstrikes and Botched Assassination [VIDEO]

Al-Quds (GPA) – “Israel” and Gaza reached a ceasefire Wednesday after a two-day exchange of fire that began Sunday, with ‘Israel’ breaking the previous ceasefire. The violence struck when Israeli Occupational Forces (IOF) infiltrated Gaza in a civilian vehicle waging an attack against the leadership and command of Hamas: the main resistance faction fighting Israel’s […]

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Occupancy Rate in Turkish Prisons More Than 40,000 Above Capacity

Ankara (TM) – Şaban Yılmaz, the director general of Prisons and Correctional Facilities, has announced that prison occupancy in Turkey exceeds capacity by some 40,000 inmates, the T24 news website reported on Wednesday. Speaking at a meeting of the Parliamentary Commission on Human Rights, Yılmaz specified that as of today some 260,000 inmates are being held in Turkey’s […]

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Israel Will Continue Airstrikes on Gaza ‘As Necessary’

Tel Aviv (IMEMC) – The Israeli Cabinet reportedly decided, on Tuesday afternoon, to resume the offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip, following a meeting that lasted several hours. Hebrew-language news sites reported that, following a meeting that lasted for nearly seven hours, the Israeli Cabinet decided to continue airstrikes targeting the Gaza Strip “as necessary.” […]

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US-Saudi Coalition Launches Direct Attack on Hodeidah but Yemenis Resist Advances

Sana’a (GPA) – The US-backed Saudi coalition in Yemen has launched a series of airstrikes on portions of Hodeidah port for the first time since beginning their offensive against indigenous Yemenis in June. A major lifeline for imports, a direct attack on Hodeidah port puts the lives of some 24 million Yemenis at risk for […]

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Palestinians Denounce Hollywood Stars’ $60m for Israeli Army ‘Terror’

Hollywood (MEE) – Pharrell Williams and Ashton Kutcher among stars condemned by Palestinians, who say money furthers the occupation. As Hollywood stars celebrated at a fundraiser for the Israeli army last week in Los Angeles, halfway across the world Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip were waking up for another Friday of protest and bloodshed. The […]

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A Look at Yemen’s Domestic Defensive Missile Production Over the Past 3 Years

Sana’a (AMA) – After more than three years of the US-Saudi-UAE aggression on Yemen, the curse of Yemeni ballistic missiles continues to haunt the enemies. They stand helpless trying to destroy or limit the missiles launch and development capabilities. Even the most advanced Patriot missile defense system was neutralized and no longer effective in the face […]

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