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Yemeni Forces Strike Abu Dhabi Intl. Airport with New Domestically Made Drone

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemeni forces fighting against the Saudi-led coalition unveiled a new domestically made drone on Thursday by striking the Abu Dhabi international airport. The new drone — Sammad 3 — is named after the late president of Ansarullah’s (aka the Houthis’) Supreme Political Council, Saleh Ali al-Sammad. Less than a week ago, Ansarullah revealed another […]

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Trump to Saudi Arabia: Lower Oil Prices or We Will Not ‘Defend’ You

Washington (MEMO) – If Gulf countries do not increase oil outputs to cover the shortfall left by Iran, America may not defend them, US President Donald Trump has warned in a tweet. America wants to cut Iran’s oil exports to zero by November. Should it succeed and Tehran’s two million barrels a day be taken off the market, […]

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Defying UN, US-Saudi-led Coalition Aggravates the West Coast Disaster

Hodeidah (YE) – The US-Saudi-led coalition, recently, launched a huge campaign on the West Coast in order to control Hodeidah port, which should be supporting more than 20 million Yemenis, to allow the entry of humanitarian aid despite that Aden port is under it control and aggravated the disaster that it created since 26 March 2015. whereas violations […]

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Is the UAE Purchasing Properties in East Jerusalem on Behalf of Israel?

Abu Dhabi (MEMO) – As reported by MEMO two weeks ago, Kamal Khatib, the Deputy Head of the Islamic Movement in Israel, warned in an online statement on 6 June that an Emirati businessman close to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed Bin Zayed, is trying to buy Palestinian houses and properties in the old city […]

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US-backed Forces Claiming to “Liberate” Yemen Rape Detainees in Secret Prisons

Aden (GPA) – The so-called “liberators” in Yemen are sexually and physically torturing detainees at secret prisons. Survivors recall disturbing stories laden with gruesome interrogation tactics for extracting false confessions. Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen attempts to portray themselves as the bearers of freedom and reason. As an ally of the United States’ “counter-terrorism” […]

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UAE Buying Jerusalem Properties on Behalf of Israel

Abu Dhabi (MEMO) -A Palestinian businessman who is affiliated with former Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan is planning to buy real estate in the Old City of Jerusalem on behalf of the UAE which is helping the occupation expand its illegal settlements, the deputy head of the Islamic Movement in Israel, Sheikh Kamal Khatib, warned yesterday. Khatib posted […]

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Hodeidah in Yemen: A Powder Keg for Imperial Powers Nobody’s Talking About

Hodeidah (GPA) – Mainstream media outlets have spent the last month or so hyping up the importance of Hodeidah in Yemen. Forces backed by the U.S.-Saudi-U.A.E. coalition have an intense offensive planned to take territory from Yemen’s Army and Popular Committees, Ansarullah. But what’s the big deal about Hodeidah? Well, a whole lot actually. So […]

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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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