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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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The Powder Keg for Imperial Powers Nobody’s Talking About

    The 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 much…

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America’s Genocide in Yemen’s Al Hudaydah Starts Today

  America’s Genocide in Yemen’s Al Hudaydah Starts Today

The Houthis in Yemen are expected to start being slaughtered en-masse on June 12th. The U.S.-Saudi-UAE plan is to destroy the Yemenese port city of Al Hudaydah, which is the only entry-way by which food reaches approximately seven million Shiites, members of the Houthi tribe, who occupy the western third of Yemen, and who had…

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What Else is Washington Hiding About US Participation in Yemen?

  What Else is Washington Hiding About US Participation in Yemen?

Sana’a  – For the past three years, the United States has attempted to disguise, manipulate, or outright deny its involvement in Yemen. Nonetheless, new facts come to light every so often that indicate Washington’s participation in the Saudi-led war is much more hands-on than officials let on.   The Covert Role of the US in…

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Mueller Investigation Reveals Kushner Ties to UAE and Israeli Lobbies

  Mueller Investigation Reveals Kushner Ties to UAE and Israeli Lobbies

One of the surprises thrown up by the Gulf crisis and by the  is how entangled the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is with Israel, and how the lobbies of the two states in Washington powerfully shape American policy. While the Israel lobbies have received scholarly attention from John Mearsheimer, Stephen Walt and Kirk Beattie, the Emirates…

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