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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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Saudis and UAE Paid Extras to Protest Qatar in Attempt to Spoil Emir’s UK Visit

    Saudis and UAE Paid Extras to Protest Qatar in Attempt to Spoil Emir’s UK Visit

LONDON — Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have been accused of paying extras through a talent agency to protest the London visit of the emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in an attempt to depict the Gulf country’s ruler as a figure loathed by the British public. The emir is hoping…

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UN Court: UAE Violated Qatar Nationals’ Basic Rights

  UN Court: UAE Violated Qatar Nationals’ Basic Rights

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today issued a provisional ruling for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to immediately reunite Qatari families and end its racial discrimination against them. The UAE, joined Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt in levying an air, land and sea blockade against Qatar over terrorism and extremism allegations in June last year. A…

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A Prisoner’s Story of Capture, Detention and Torture in a Secret UAE Prison in Yemen

  A Prisoner’s Story of Capture, Detention and Torture in a Secret UAE Prison in Yemen

SOUTHERN YEMEN — “They come to strip off our clothes not to liberate us. After taking your clothes off, they tie your hands to a steel pole from the right and the left so you are spread open in front of them. Then the sodomizing starts,” a released prisoner from a secret United Arab Emirates…

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Watch | The Houthis and the War in Yemen

  Watch | The Houthis and the War in Yemen

Watch | The Houthis and War in Yemen 1. History of the movement, structure, and ideology History The movement of Ansar Allah (Supporters of Allah), also known as the Houthis, is a paramilitary group of Zaidi Shi’ites, acting in Yemen. This is one of the moderate streams of Shia Islam, which has more than 10…

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US-Backed Forces Claim to “Liberate” Yemenis, Instead Rape Detainees

  US-Backed Forces Claim to “Liberate” Yemenis, Instead Rape Detainees

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” operation in Yemen,…

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In Yemen, Selling, Borrowing, Begging To Save Loved-Ones as Cholera Rages

  In Yemen, Selling, Borrowing, Begging To Save Loved-Ones as Cholera Rages

SANA’A, YEMEN — When his wife’s vomiting and diarrhea simply wouldn’t stop, 40-year-old Ali Sherwaid, an English teacher, did a quick accounting in his head, calibrating the catastrophe that had befallen him. With cholera ravaging his wife, 28 years-old and nine-months pregnant with the couple’s first child, Sherwaid needed to get her medical treatment. Problem…

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Hodeidah Bombardment Reveals UAE’s US-Backed Rise in Regional Power

  Hodeidah Bombardment Reveals UAE’s US-Backed Rise in Regional Power

HODEIDAH, YEMEN – In defiance of pleas from the United Nations, aid groups and others, the Saudi-led coalition has begun its offensive on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, an offensive that is likely to result in mass civilian casualties and gravely worsen the country’s humanitarian crisis. The battle is expected to be the largest…

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