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Yemen: UN Medical Air Bridge Little More Than Saudi PR Stunt Say Desperate Patients

    Yemen: UN Medical Air Bridge Little More Than Saudi PR Stunt Say Desperate Patients

AbdulKhaliq Abbas was overjoyed when he heard the much-hyped news that the Saudi-led coalition was finally going to allow humanitarian flights to take off from Yemen’s Sana’a Airport. Finally, he hoped, his five-year-old daughter Rua’a could travel aboard a long-promised UN flight to get medical care abroad. Today, Abbas is back to square one, frustrated…

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As Houthis Close in on Al-Qaeda in Yemen, US Drone Strikes Target its Leaders

    As Houthis Close in on Al-Qaeda in Yemen, US Drone Strikes Target its Leaders

MARIB, YEMEN — An escalating campaign of U.S. drone strikes in Yemen has sparked anger from residents and tribal leaders. The drone strikes, according to the victims’ relatives, not only killed suspected members of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) but also killed and injured a number of civilians. The recent escalation comes after the commander…

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Yemen: Saudi Coalition Claims ‘Tactical Withdrawal” After Houthi Forces Retake Key Province

    Yemen: Saudi Coalition Claims ‘Tactical Withdrawal” After Houthi Forces Retake Key Province

MARIB, YEMEN — The Saudi-led Coalition escalated its military operations in Yemen over the weekend, targeting Nihm, Jawf, Marib and Bayda with a barrage of indiscriminate airstrikes that left tens of civilians dead and caused a new wave of displacement. On Thursday, the coalition and its allies launched a new military campaign against the Nihm District, 25 miles…

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Houthis Anticipate US Assassination Attempts, Warn US Troops Will Be Targeted in Retaliation

    Houthis Anticipate US Assassination Attempts, Warn US Troops Will Be Targeted in Retaliation

As tensions in the Middle East continue to rise, there are indications that Donald Trump’s administration is planning to carry out assassination operations against high-ranking Houthi officials inside of Yemen similar to the U.S. assassination of Iranian Revolutionary Guard General, Qassem Soleimani, a move likely to open the door for further escalation in the region.…

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During Yemen’s Annual Martyr Week, Anti-American Sentiment Prevails

  During Yemen’s Annual Martyr Week, Anti-American Sentiment Prevails

SANA’A, SADAA, YEMEN — As the ongoing war and blockade against their country enters its sixth year, Yemenis are commemorating the annual Martyr Week amid an increasing feeling of hatred and resentment towards the United States, a feeling never seen at this level in the war-torn country. In Yemen, a country far from the prosperous…

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Why Saudi Arabia’s Bloody US-Backed War in Yemen Will Likely Escalate in 2020

  Why Saudi Arabia’s Bloody US-Backed War in Yemen Will Likely Escalate in 2020

HODEIDA, YEMEN — For many around the world, there are reasons to be optimistic heading into 2020, but the reality on the ground is dashing Yemeni hopes that the new year will bring about an end to Saudi Arabia’s nearly five-year-long war on their country as Western support for oil-rich kingdom continues, particularly from the…

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The Valley of Death: the Saudi Coalition is Creating a Living Nightmare for African Migrants in Yemen

  The Valley of Death: the Saudi Coalition is Creating a Living Nightmare for African Migrants in Yemen

YEMEN-SAUDI BORDER — Hoping for a better life, 32-year-old Hermala left Jimma, a poor farming district in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, and set out towards Saudi Arabia. He faced unspeakable dangers along the journey, including death at sea, torture, and abuse in chasing what would ultimately remain an unfulfilled dream. Over the course of the nearly…

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Yemenis Know Firsthand the Extremist Underpinnings of the Pensacola Shooter

  Yemenis Know Firsthand the Extremist Underpinnings of the Pensacola Shooter

SANA’A, YEMEN — The attack on U.S. Naval base in Florida exemplifies the harsh reality of life in Yemen where Saudi pilots routinely kill “nonbelievers” according to an extremist Salafi ideology that serves as the central building block of the Saudi government, and by extension, the Saudi military. With a cracked skull, a ruptured intestine…

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As Yemen Starves, Billions in Donor Funds Fill the Coffers of International Aid Agencies

  As Yemen Starves, Billions in Donor Funds Fill the Coffers of International Aid Agencies

SANA’A, YEMEN — The phenomenon of mercenarism in the impoverished Arab country of Yemen is not limited to the foreign fighters joining the Saudi-led coalition for money, but also includes UN relief organizations, international agencies, and their local partners who are ultimately denying Yemenis the food, healthcare, money and other aid they urgently need. Regardless…

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In WWII-Era Fashion, the Saudi-led Coalition is Weaponizing Disease in Yemen

  In WWII-Era Fashion, the Saudi-led Coalition is Weaponizing Disease in Yemen

TAIZ, YEMEN — Beyond the devastation it has caused on the back of tens of thousands of airstrikes, a crippling blockade and the intentional targeting of civilian infrastructure, the Saudi-led coalition supported by the United States has sparked an outbreak of disease and epidemics in Yemen in a manner not seen since World War II.…

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