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UAE-backed Separatist Commander Vows to Secede from Yemen Soon

Aden (YRW) – A commander in the Emirati-backed mercenary forces has vowed that the southern part of Yemen will secede from the Republic of Yemen soon, in order to form its own independent country. Muneer Al-Yafey, a commander in the Emirati-backed mercenary forces, has vowed that the southern part of Yemen will secede from the […]

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Rape as a Weapon of War: Yemeni Woman Threatened Into Denying Rape

Tahamah, Yemen (GPA) – Last week, a Sudanese soldier from the Janjaweed forces (which are part of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen) beat up and raped a Yemeni woman. These Sudanese forces have a well-documented history of using rape as a weapon of war. As the war started in Yemen 2015 with the Saudi-led coalition’s […]

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UAE Lobbied US to Sack Tillerson for Backing Qatar, Leaked Emails Show

Dubai (MEE) – Leaked emails obtained by the BBC on Monday show that the UAE lobbied the US to sack Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for failing to side with the Emirates in its struggle against Qatar. The sender of the emails, Elliott Broidy, owns a private security company that has contracts with the UAE worth hundreds […]

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Yemeni Forces Launch Large-Scale Offensive on UAE Headquarters [VIDEO]

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemen’s Sana’a-based Air Defense Forces and Missile Forces carried out a large-scale joint offensive operation against Emirati positions today using drone technology. Despite dense airstrikes from the Saudi-backed coalition, Yemeni forces have liberated key areas, destroyed Emirati bases and equipment, and killed dozens of invading mercenaries this week. Yemen’s Success on the […]

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Yemeni Forces Ambush 12 Invading UAE Troops [VIDEO]

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemeni media released a video today depicting Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees bombarding Emirati troops in Taiz province. Taiz is a consistent battle zone between Yemeni resistance forces, Saudi-backed mercenaries, Emirati troops, and even terror groups like al-Qaeda who fight side-by-side with Saudi coalition troops. Victories on Multiple Fronts Against Saudi-backed Mercenaries […]

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Saudi Influence in Yemen Crumbles: Southern Movement Launches Coup

Aden (GPA) – If successful, this could spell the end for Riyadh’s already minuscule political influence in Yemen through the puppet government of Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. The war in Yemen is complex. Western media fails to mention the nuances and alliances that make up the Saudi-coalition as well as Yemen’s resistance to this aggression. The media […]

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Survivors of UAE Torture Detail Abuse Ahead of UN Human Rights Review

Dubai (MEE) – The UN has rebuked the UAE over its human rights records ahead of the UN Human Rights Council’s meeting in Geneva on Monday. Foreign nationals who have alleged they were tortured in the United Arab Emirates have said that their countries could have done more to help them, with one former detainee claiming that Britain […]

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Qatar Says Second UAE Military Plane Violated its Airspace

Doha (MEE) – A second United Arab Emirates military jet has violated Qatar’s airspace, the Gulf state said on Saturday, prompting Doha to send a new complaint to the United Nations. The plane was traveling from the UAE to Bahrain on 3 January when it flew over Qatar’s special economic zone “without prior authorization,” the foreign ministry said […]

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Twitter feud: UAE diplomat says Arabs won’t be led by Turkey

Abu Dhabi (MEE) – A senior UAE diplomat said on Wednesday that the Arab world would not be led by Turkey, the Gulf state’s first comment on Ankara since a quarrel broke out last week over a retweet by the Emirati foreign minister that President Tayyip Erdogan called an insult. Anwar Gargash, minister of state for foreign affairs […]

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As Saudi Influence Wanes, UAE Builds Its Regional Value as Tool of US Imperialism

Abu Dhabi (MPN) – Where Riyadh’s imperial ambitions are haphazard, Abu Dhabi’s are smooth and calculated. While Saudi Arabia has spent billions murdering civilians, the UAE has built military bases, forged imperial alliances, and secured its grip on regional hegemony both politically and militarily aligning itself as the next major US ally as a tool […]

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