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Saudis Intensify Hodeida Offensive, as Clamor Rises for US to Stop Supplying Weapons

    Saudis Intensify Hodeida Offensive, as Clamor Rises for US to Stop Supplying Weapons

HODEIDA, YEMEN — More than 15 Yemeni fishermen lost their lives and several others sustained injuries in Hodeida, western Yemen, on Sunday, when U.S.-Saudi airstrikes targeted their fishing boats off the Sawabi Islands, and Kadahah, south of the city. A wounded fisherman in al Thwarah Hospital in Hodeida, one of the six survivors of a…

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Connecticut Democratic Senator Chris Murphy Introduces NDAA Amendment to Defund US Involvement in Yemen War

    Connecticut Democratic Senator Chris Murphy Introduces NDAA Amendment to Defund US Involvement in Yemen War

WASHINGTON — Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) is trying to pass an amendment to the Trump Administration’s National Defense Appropriations Act of 2019 (NDAA) that would defund U.S. involvement in the Saudi war in Yemen. This would prevent the Pentagon from spending any future funds and withdraw current funding that would contribute to the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led…

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Are The United State and Saudi Arabia Stoking Ethnic Protests in Iran?

    Are The United State and Saudi Arabia Stoking Ethnic Protests in Iran?

Iran has raised the spectre of a US-Saudi effort to destabilize the country by exploiting economic grievances against the backdrop of circumstantial evidence that Washington and Riyadh are playing with scenarios for stirring unrest among the Islamic republic’s ethnic minorities. Iran witnessed this weekend minority Azeri and Iranian Arab protests in soccer stadiums while the country’s Revolutionary Guards…

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Mourning and Anger at Funeral of Yemeni Children Killed in US-Saudi School Bus Attack

    Mourning and Anger at Funeral of Yemeni Children Killed in US-Saudi School Bus Attack

SADAA, YEMEN — Tens of thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sadaa, northern Yemen, to hold a funeral procession for the children who were killed on August 10 by U.S.-backed Saudi airstrikes in Dhahian city next to a crowded market. The deadly attack came while they were on a picnic to Dhahian’s outskirts…

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Secret Report Reveals Torture Used in Saudi-led Coalition Prisons in Yemen

  Secret Report Reveals Torture Used in Saudi-led Coalition Prisons in Yemen

Al Jazeera received a secret report prepared by former military officials who worked with the Saudi-UAE alliance in Yemen on the conditions of prisons and secret detention centres and forced disappearances. The information in the report matched the testimonies of prisoners and abductees given to human rights activists. Such details also reinforced what had been revealed…

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Watch: Reporters Slam US For Refusing to Condemn Saudi-US Airstrike On Yemen School Bus

  Watch: Reporters Slam US For Refusing to Condemn Saudi-US Airstrike On Yemen School Bus

Just as expected, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert refused to condemn Thursday’s coalition airstrike on a school bus in Yemen, which left as many as 50 people dead and 63 injured — the vast majority of which were children.  As we reported previously, Saudi-US/UK coalition jets scored a direct hit on the school bus packed with children as it drove through a crowded market…

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Watch | Exclusive Look inside Saudi Arabia’s Strike On School Bus In Yemen, 50+ Killed

  Watch | Exclusive Look inside Saudi Arabia’s Strike On School Bus In Yemen, 50+ Killed

 SAADA PROVINCE, YEMEN — The late morning sun conspired with a cloudless blue sky to picturesquely frame the city of Dhahian in southern Saada province. Suddenly the serenity was broken by the loud piercing shriek of fighter jets over the quiet village, followed by a deafening explosion. When the thick black smoke finally began to…

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Is Oily Econo-Politics Behind Saudis’ Crude Canadian Diplomacy?

  Is Oily Econo-Politics Behind Saudis’ Crude Canadian Diplomacy?

TORONTO — In a near repeat of Saudi Arabia’s feud with Qatar last year, the diplomatic spat between the Saudis and the Canadian government seems to have spiralled out of control after it began last Friday. Apparently beginning as a result of the Canadian Foreign Ministry’s decision to criticize via Twitter the Saudi government’s arrest…

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Canada Refuses to Back Down After Saudi Arabia Freezes New Trade

  Canada Refuses to Back Down After Saudi Arabia Freezes New Trade

Canada on Monday refused to back down in its defence of human rights after Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment and expelled the Canadian ambassador in retaliation for Ottawa’s call to free arrested Saudi civil society activists, Reuters reports. In her first public response to Saudi Arabia’s actions, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said, “Canada will always…

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US-Backed Saudi Coalition “Cut Deals” With Al Qaeda’s “Most Dangerous” Branch in Yemen

  US-Backed Saudi Coalition “Cut Deals” With Al Qaeda’s “Most Dangerous” Branch in Yemen

SANA’A, YEMEN — The Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen has been revealed to have reached a series of secret deals with Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and to have even recruited members of the terrorist group to fight on its behalf against Yemeni resistance groups, according to a new report in the Associated…

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