Pentagon Admits Presence of US Troops in Yemen as Cholera Cases Top One Million
Opinion

Pentagon Admits Presence of US Troops in Yemen as Cholera Cases Top One Million

The Pentagon admitted for the first time this week that it has “conducted multiple ground operations” in Yemen, the impoverished and war-ravaged country on the Arabian Peninsula, while conducting more than 120 air strikes there this year, triple the number in 2016. This revelation of an escalation on yet another front in the expanding US…

Yemen: The War That Isn’t Happening Even as It’s Happening
Opinion

Yemen: The War That Isn’t Happening Even as It’s Happening

The manipulation of news and the distortion of reality are the most powerful weapons in the hands of power.  They can make a whole reality disappear. Yemen’s, for example. A child dies in Yemen every ten minutes from preventable causes, UNICEF reported in June. These deaths are only part of a humanitarian catastrophe, among the…

Saudi Blockade Triggers Massive Cholera Epidemic In Yemen, Claiming One Life Each Hour
Opinion

Saudi Blockade Triggers Massive Cholera Epidemic In Yemen, Claiming One Life Each Hour

In March, the world looked on as the Saudi-led coalition – which has been fighting a deadly war in Yemen since 2015 – moved to expand its naval blockade of Al Hudaydah, Yemen’s largest port. The move drew the consternation of the United Nations, as well as the Russian Foreign Ministry, with the latter warning…

55,000+ Yemenis Infected With Cholera Due to Blockade and Suspected Bio Weapons
Middle East

55,000+ Yemenis Infected With Cholera Due to Blockade and Suspected Bio Weapons

According to a spokesman from the Yemeni Ministry of Health, over 55,000 Yemenis are currently infected with cholera and 500 have already lost their lives. A state of emergency has been declared. Hospitals don’t have room to care for the extreme influx of patients and the Saudi blockade makes it nearly impossible for medicine to…