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With New “Smart” Missile, Yemen Hopes to Level Playing Field in Saudi War

    With New “Smart” Missile, Yemen Hopes to Level Playing Field in Saudi War

SANA’A, YEMEN — Living under the constant threat of airstrikes as well as a crippling blockade by the Saudi coalition has forced Yemen’s Resistance to build its burgeoning domestic military capability, as hope wanes that the Saudi-led attacks, which have killed and injured thousands of civilians since the coalition began its war in March 2015,…

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Brutally Honest: Facebook Removes Images Of Starving Children from Yemen

    Brutally Honest: Facebook Removes Images Of Starving Children from Yemen

For a few hours after The New York Times published an article about conflict and hunger in Yemen, Facebook temporarily removed posts from readers who had tried to share the report on the social platform. At issue was a photograph of a starving child. The article included several images of emaciated children. Some were crying. Some…

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Saudi Arabia Kills Civilians in Yemen with Another US-Made Raytheon Bomb

    Saudi Arabia Kills Civilians in Yemen with Another US-Made Raytheon Bomb

GrayZone Project – A bomb used by Saudi Arabia to attack civilians in Yemen has been identified as a US-made laser-guided bomb manufactured by military contractor Raytheon. The deaths — the latest in a long pattern of Saudi bombings of Yemeni civilians with US-made weapons — came amid reports that fighting kills one Yemeni civilian every three hours, on…

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Low-Profile Killing: Unlike Khashoggi Case, New Saudi Slaughter in Yemen Evokes Little Concern

    Low-Profile Killing: Unlike Khashoggi Case, New Saudi Slaughter in Yemen Evokes Little Concern

HODEIDA, YEMEN — As international pressure mounts on Saudi Arabia over the murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi-led coalition has carried on with its brutal military campaign against Yemen’s port city of Hodeida. On Wednesday, 20 civilians, including five children, were killed when coalition aircraft targeted a group of farmers, visitors, and passers-by…

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Civilian Death Toll Keeps Mounting as Saudi Coalition Targets Cars Travelling Yemen’s Roads

  Civilian Death Toll Keeps Mounting as Saudi Coalition Targets Cars Travelling Yemen’s Roads

YEMEN — At least seven Yemeni civilians were killed on Sunday when Saudi-led coalition aircraft targeted residential areas in Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah, Sada’a, and the western coastal province of Hodeida. In Hajjah, Saudi airstrikes targeted a car as it was traveling on a road in the Bani Hassan area of the Abs district…

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Another Front in Saudi War: Kingdom Deports Yemeni Workers to Face Starvation at “Home”

  Another Front in Saudi War: Kingdom Deports Yemeni Workers to Face Starvation at “Home”

SANA’A, YEMEN — Fifty-year-old Ali al-Za`ali grew up in Yemen’s Hajjah province. Around 30 years ago at the tender age of 20, al-Za`ali left Yemen, even then one of the most poverty-stricken countries on earth, to seek opportunity in neighboring oil-rich Saudi Arabia.  There he sent his modest earnings back to family members in Yemen.…

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Saudi Coalition Targets Buses of Fleeing Civilians in Hodeida, Killing 19

  Saudi Coalition Targets Buses of Fleeing Civilians in Hodeida, Killing 19

HODEIDA, YEMEN — In a familiar atmosphere of fatalities that have come to mark the passing of a day in Hodeida, at least 49 people were killed or injured on Saturday when two Saudi Coalition airstrikes targeted two buses carrying civilians fleeing the fighting on a highway in Jabal Ras district in Hodeida. Yemen’s Ministry…

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In Latest Yemen Offensive, Saudi Arabia Destroys Hospital and Maternity Ward

  In Latest Yemen Offensive, Saudi Arabia Destroys Hospital and Maternity Ward

HODEIDA,YEMEN-– Saudi Arabia and its allied coalition launched a second major military campaign against the heavily-populated cities of Tuheita and Dreihimi in Yemen’s Hodeida province on Thursday, leaving scores of civilians dead and a major hospital in ruins. The coalition’s latest attacks come amid a worsening famine in Yemen, a famine that has hit Hodeida…

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Yemen’s Military Adopts More Aggressive Strategy, Captures Saudi Military Sites in Jizan

  Yemen’s Military Adopts More Aggressive Strategy, Captures Saudi Military Sites in Jizan

JIZAN, SAUDI ARABIA — The media branch of Yemen’s Ansar Allah military released footages on Friday showing the moment that strategic Saudi military locations were captured in the eastern al-Doud mountains and al-Reqa’h military bases deep inside of Saudi Arabia.  The bases are located in the southwestern region of Jizan, some 900 kilometers (559 miles)…

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Yemen’s Navy Uses New Missile to Destroy Saudi Military Vessel Near Hajjah

  Yemen’s Navy Uses New Missile to Destroy Saudi Military Vessel Near Hajjah

SANA’A, YEMEN — Yemen’s navy targeted a military vessel belonging to Saudi Arabia off of the northwestern coast of Hajjah on Wednesday, reportedly killing all aboard the vessel. The boat, which was in the Medi port, was carrying out attacks on the residential districts of Heiran and Medi in Hajjah when it was hit, according…

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