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An Unholy Alliance: Did the US-Backed UAE Fly ISIS Leaders into Yemen’s Killing Fields?

    An Unholy Alliance: Did the US-Backed UAE Fly ISIS Leaders into Yemen’s Killing Fields?

ADEN, YEMEN — Ali Abdullah al-Bujairi — a Yemeni politician who served as a senior member on the failed UN-brokered transitional government and as Yemen’s ambassador to Iraq under former president Ali Abdullah Saleh — is accusing the United Arab Emirates of facilitating a transfer of ISIS officials into Yemen. “The UAE has recently transferred…

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Pentagon Lies About Training Airmen From Country Accused of War Crimes for Combat Missions

    Pentagon Lies About Training Airmen From Country Accused of War Crimes for Combat Missions

The United States’ role in the devastating war on Yemen has been more involved than previously reported, marking the second time in recent months that the U.S. military has been caught red-handed doing things that they had long claimed they weren’t. Newly released documents show that the U.S. has been training airmen from the United…

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Saudis Bloody Last Peaceful Region in Yemen with Deadly Attack on Peaceful Al-Mahrah Protesters

    Saudis Bloody Last Peaceful Region in Yemen with Deadly Attack on Peaceful Al-Mahrah Protesters

AL-MAHRAH, YEMEN —  Three protesters were killed on November 14 when a Saudi armored vehicle raided a peaceful sit-in and fired live ammunition into crowds of demonstrators in the Tunnel District of Yemen’s eastern al-Mahrah province. The demonstrators were protesting the construction of a new Saudi military base near the Nashton seaport in Yemen’s al-Anfaq…

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The Nefarious Reasons Behind the US and UK’s Sudden Concern for Civilians in Yemen

    The Nefarious Reasons Behind the US and UK’s Sudden Concern for Civilians in Yemen

At first glance, it may seem like a positive move. The Trump administration and London are both putting pressure on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to implement a ceasefire in Yemen’s atrocious war. Washington and London are also calling for warring sides to enter into peace negotiations within a month. What’s wrong with that, you…

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Yemen’s Civilians Face “Hell” as Saudis Launch Last-Ditch Effort to Build Leverage for Looming Talks

  Yemen’s Civilians Face “Hell” as Saudis Launch Last-Ditch Effort to Build Leverage for Looming Talks

SANAA,YEMEN– “Before the war started, my family used to drink traditional Yemeni coffee on the rooftop of our home next to the University of Hodeida. During those long winter days years ago, my friend and I would go to the beach to play while the adults sat around and conversed, chewing gat leaves. When the…

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Amid Famine and Economic Collapse, Major Protests Against Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen

  Amid Famine and Economic Collapse, Major Protests Against Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen

YEMEN — Hundreds of thousands of Yemen`s people took the streets of big cities on Friday to demonstrate against the U.S.-backed and Saudi-led coalition in the wake of the spread of famine throughout the country.  They accuse the coalition of causing that famine. To the country’s north, thousands of residents of four provinces — including…

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UN Panel: Saudi Arabia and UAE “Interfering” in Documentation of Yemen War Crimes

  UN Panel: Saudi Arabia and UAE “Interfering” in Documentation of Yemen War Crimes

SANA’A, YEMEN — The Saudi Arabia/UAE coalition is allegedly interfering with UN efforts to document war crimes in the conflict in Yemen, according to a recent statement from the head of the UN-mandated team of investigators sent to monitor human-rights abuses in the conflict. The panel of investigators, led by Kamel Jendoubi, recently presented a…

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Mercenaries Leading Assault on Yemen Port City Were Trained by IDF in Israel

  Mercenaries Leading Assault on Yemen Port City Were Trained by IDF in Israel

TEL AVIV – A new report from the Emirati news website Al-Khaleej Online has revealed that many of the mercenaries leading the assault against the Yemeni port city of Hodeida were trained in Israel by Israeli soldiers, shedding light on Israel’s covert role in the war in Yemen. According to U.S. officials close to the…

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Israel, Turkey Hold Secret Talks in United Arab Emirates

  Israel, Turkey Hold Secret Talks in United Arab Emirates

Israeli and Turkish envoys yesterday flew to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to hold secret backchannel talks on restoring diplomatic relations. According to a Hebrew language report by Ynet, “an Israeli executive jet and a Turkish government executive plane took off at 09:00 [GMT] to the United Arab Emirates and stopped for a…

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Drone Strike on UAE’s Dubai Airport Reported as Yemen Retaliates for Recent Saudi-UAE Strikes on Children

  Drone Strike on UAE’s Dubai Airport Reported as Yemen Retaliates for Recent Saudi-UAE Strikes on Children

SANA’A, YEMEN — A source inside of Yemen’s Air Force said in a statement that an unmanned long-range drone, dubbed the Samad 3 (Invincible-3), targeted Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates — located over 1100 km ( 683 miles) away from Yemen’s capital, Sana’a — in retaliation for recent Saudi-led coalition airstrikes against…

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