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77 Civilians Killed or Wounded in Sana’a as Saudi Airstrikes Target Yemeni Capital

    77 Civilians Killed or Wounded in Sana’a as Saudi Airstrikes Target Yemeni Capital

SANA’A, YEMEN —  “Where am I?” muttered 50-year-old Ahmed Sharf al Adeini, as neighbors pulled him from the rubble of his home after it was hit by a Saudi airstrike. Al Adeini lost his wife and children in the attack and later died after succumbing to his injuries at the al Thwarah General Hospital. Al…

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Israel’s Common Denominator: Why Israel Will Continue to Bomb Gaza

    Israel’s Common Denominator: Why Israel Will Continue to Bomb Gaza

On May 4, Israel launched a series of deadly airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip, prompting a response from various resistance groups. At least 25 Palestinians were killed and nearly 200 people wounded in the Israeli attacks. Four Israelis were also killed by Palestinian rockets. The clashes were instigated by Israel, when the Israeli military…

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Death and Shame in Yemen: Saudi Coalition Airstrikes Kill as Mercenaries Rape

    Death and Shame in Yemen: Saudi Coalition Airstrikes Kill as Mercenaries Rape

AL-DALI, YEMEN — At least seven civilians, including women and a child, were killed in Yemen’s southern province of Dhali on Sunday when Saudi airstrikes hit two civilian cars as they were returning along a road in the al-‘Awd district after a shopping trip for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The region is 165…

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Britain’s Unreported Bombing of Iraq and Syria

    Britain’s Unreported Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Back in 2016, The Guardian published a piece about The Chilcott Report and how Britain should be more careful over civilian deaths in the battlegrounds of the Mid-East. “Future British governments must make a greater effort to assess the number of civilians being killed and injured during their military operations, the Chilcot report says, after the Iraq…

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Scores of Civilians Left Dead in Wake of Saudi Air Campaign on Yemen-Saudi Border

  Scores of Civilians Left Dead in Wake of Saudi Air Campaign on Yemen-Saudi Border

YEMENI-SAUDI BORDER — As the widely unpopular Saudi-led, U.S.-backed war on Yemen continues to push the country deeper into one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, Saudi Arabia has launched a vicious campaign to secure Jizan, its vulnerable southern border region with Yemen, which has been its Achilles heel in its brutal assault on its…

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A Tragedy Mirroring a National Catastrophe: Conjoined Twins Die in Yemen Under Saudi Blockade

  A Tragedy Mirroring a National Catastrophe: Conjoined Twins Die in Yemen Under Saudi Blockade

SANA’A, YEMEN — Laying inside an incubator with a ventilator in the critical-care unit at al Thwarah Hospital in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, two-week-old Abd al-Khaleq, and Abd al-Rahim  Akram Ali Ahmed, conjoined twins, died on Saturday as their parents, doctors, and local officials looked on helplessly. The twins died after being prevented by Saudi Arabia…

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With 3.8 Million Yemenis Displaced Last Year, New Report Shows Country’s Crisis Growing Worse

  With 3.8 Million Yemenis Displaced Last Year, New Report Shows Country’s Crisis Growing Worse

SANA’A, YEMEN — A report from the Sana’a-based Yemeni government has revealed that the conflict in Yemen — sometimes called the “Forgotten War,” owing to sparse international media coverage — continues to grow more dire with each passing day. Among the report’s most troubling findings are the staggering number of people who were displaced by…

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Afghan Civilians Fear CIA-Backed Death Squads that Can Call In Airstrikes

  Afghan Civilians Fear CIA-Backed Death Squads that Can Call In Airstrikes

NANGARHAR PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN — Elite CIA-backed special forces in Afghanistan are leaving a trail of carnage in the country. As such units do not operate under the umbrella of the Department of Defense, they have been given near-impunity despite standing accused of war crimes. Last month, the New York Times cited “senior Afghan and international…

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Sana’a Civilians Killed as Saudi Airstrikes Target Yemen’s Capital

  Sana’a Civilians Killed as Saudi Airstrikes Target Yemen’s Capital

SANA’A, YEMEN —  “Saudi fighter jets were hovering above our head and launching very violent raids, the likes of which we haven’t seen since the war began three years ago,” 52-year-old Ali Abdul Salam Damesh told MintPress News. “The neighboring houses shook so much we thought an earthquake hit the area.” Damesh was one of…

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Analysts Confirm: Israel Used Civilian Airliners as Cover in Christmas Day Airstrikes in Syria

  Analysts Confirm: Israel Used Civilian Airliners as Cover in Christmas Day Airstrikes in Syria

As has become the normal practice, Christmas Day’s air raid by Israel directed against targets near Damascus was largely ignored by the US media. Given the fact that Israel has bombed Syria more than two hundred times, the attack itself, which wounded three soldiers at a warehouse, was not particularly notable. But what was significant was the…

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