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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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The Caliphate of Trump and a Planet in Ruins

    The Caliphate of Trump and a Planet in Ruins

They are the extremists. If you need proof, look no further than the Afghan capital, Kabul, where the latest wave of suicide bombings has proven devastating. Recently, for instance, a fanatic set off his explosives among a group of citizens lining up outside a government office to register to vote in upcoming elections. At least 57 people died, including…

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New Report Reveals Involvement of 7,000 UK personnel in Saudi-Led Bombing of Yemen

    New Report Reveals Involvement of 7,000 UK personnel in Saudi-Led Bombing of Yemen

LONDON – While criticism leveled against the U.K. government for its involvement in Yemen has focused on the country’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, newly published government documents reveal that the U.K.’s complicity in the conflict runs much deeper. The documents were made public in a newly published paper titled “UK Personnel Supporting the Saudi…

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Calculating the Millions-High Death Toll of America’s Post-9/11 Wars

    Calculating the Millions-High Death Toll of America’s Post-9/11 Wars

In the first two parts of this report, I have estimated that about 2.4 million people have been killed as a result of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, while about 1.2 million have been killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan as a result of the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan.  In the third and final part of this report, I will…

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US-Backed Coalition Bombs Wedding Party in Yemen, Killing Dozens

  US-Backed Coalition Bombs Wedding Party in Yemen, Killing Dozens

Weeks after President Donald Trump thanked Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince for his country’s use of U.S. military power, the U.S.-backed coalition bombed a wedding party in Yemen, killing at least 20 civilians including the bride. The number of casualties is expected to rise. On social media, journalist Glenn Greenwald reminded readers of the U.S. connection to Saudi Arabia’s…

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With MSM AWOL on Yemen, MintPress News Series To Give Yemenis Back Their Voice

  With MSM AWOL on Yemen, MintPress News Series To Give Yemenis Back Their Voice

SANA’A, Yemen — As the U.S.-Saudi-led war against Yemen enters its third year, the people of this coffin-shaped nation on the Arabian peninsula find themselves struggling not only to survive but to be seen and heard by a mainstream media that is preoccupied with war in neighboring Syria, the resumption of Cold War-like tensions with…

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Trump Touts Arms Deals As Saudi Prince Kicks Off US Tour

  Trump Touts Arms Deals As Saudi Prince Kicks Off US Tour

WASHINGTON (AP) — At 32 years old, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman controls a vast fortune, a well-heeled military and the future of a nation in the throes of sweeping economic and social change. His ambitious bid to remake Saudi Arabia received a ringing endorsement Tuesday from President Donald Trump as the future leader…

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Why 55 U.S. Senators Voted for Genocide in Yemen

  Why 55 U.S. Senators Voted for Genocide in Yemen

Tuesday’s debate and vote in the U.S. Senate on whether to end (technically whether or not to vote on whether to end) U.S. participation in the war on Yemen can certainly be presented as a step forward. While 55 U.S. Senators voted to keep the war rolling along, 44 voted not to table the resolution to end it. Of those…

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American PR Firm Defends Its Role in Saudi Arabia’s Corruption Crackdown

  American PR Firm Defends Its Role in Saudi Arabia’s Corruption Crackdown

A public relations (PR) firm hired by Saudi Arabia has defended its work briefing the media on the country’s anti-corruption crackdown after the New York Times reported claims that detainees were physically abused and coerced into handing over their assets. APCO Worldwide, a US-headquartered firm, was hired by the Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information…

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Ansarullah Leader Explains How US and UN Sandbagged Yemen Peace Talks

  Ansarullah Leader Explains How US and UN Sandbagged Yemen Peace Talks

SANA’A, YEMEN (Report) — The U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war against Yemen is entering its fourth year. This war has killed over 13,000 people, injured over 21,000, devastated civilian infrastructure, triggered a famine, and created one of the worst man-made (and very preventable) humanitarian disasters on the planet. As a result of the Saudi-initiated and U.S.-enforced land,…

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