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The West’s Moral Hypocrisy on Yemen

Only a few months ago, interventionists were demanding a militant response by Washington to what George Soros branded “a humanitarian catastrophe of historic proportions” — the killing of “hundreds of people” by Russian and Syrian government bombing of rebel-held neighborhoods in the city of Aleppo. Leon Wieseltier, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and … Continue reading The West’s Moral Hypocrisy on Yemen

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US Navy: Saudi Frigate was Attacked by Unmanned Bomb Boat, Likely Iranian

The bomb-laden craft that attacked a Saudi frigate last month was unmanned and likely Iranian, the U.S. Navy has determined. Previously described as a Houthi suicide boat, the U.S. Navy has now determined the craft was unmanned and guided into the Royal Saudi Navy Al Madinah (702) remotely on Jan. 30. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2KObg4gAC4 “Our assessment is that … Continue reading US Navy: Saudi Frigate was Attacked by Unmanned Bomb Boat, Likely Iranian

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UN’s $2Bln Yemen Appeal? Send the Bill to Washington, London and Riyadh

The United Nations this week launched an emergency appeal to raise $2 billion for humanitarian aid to Yemen – the Arabian Peninsula country where war has been raging for nearly two years. The UN says some 12 million people – half the population – are facing starvation unless the international community urgently comes to their aid. … Continue reading UN’s $2Bln Yemen Appeal? Send the Bill to Washington, London and Riyadh

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Someone’s Navy has been Shelling Yemen for Days, US Denies Blame

Someone’s Navy Has Been Shelling Yemen For Days, US Denies Blame According to several Yemeni government officials, someone has been shelling al Qaeda positions from a naval vessel off the coast. The officials say it seems to be the US, but the Pentagon denies it. Yemeni officials say it appears US warships are conducting strikes … Continue reading Someone’s Navy has been Shelling Yemen for Days, US Denies Blame

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The U.S. Attack “Against Al Qaeda” in Yemen, “They Killed Anyone in Sight”

The Fake Outrage About Trump piece included a part on a U.S. special force attack in Yemen that had happened just hours before: The rural home of a tribal leader's family, friendly with some Yemeni al-Qaeda members, was raided by a special operations commando. A U.S. tiltrotor military aircraft was shot down during the raid. … Continue reading The U.S. Attack “Against Al Qaeda” in Yemen, “They Killed Anyone in Sight”

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Pentagon’s Video from Yemen Raid Turned Out to be 10 Years Old, Already Widely Circulated

The Pentagon’s website no longer shows an “important intelligence” video obtained in a fatal Yemeni raid, since officials realized the footage has been available online for a decade. On Friday, the Pentagon posted a video to the Defense Video Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) website they said justified the operation in Yemen which cost the life … Continue reading Pentagon’s Video from Yemen Raid Turned Out to be 10 Years Old, Already Widely Circulated

Smoke billows behind a building following a reported air strike by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on 22 January, 2017. (AFP)

The UK’s Century-Long War Against Yemen

Britain has waged war repeatedly to keep country weak and divided and ensure Saudi dominance of peninsula Britain is backing a Saudi invasion of Yemen that has cost thousands of innocent lives. It is providing advanced weaponry to the Saudis, training their military and has soldiers embedded with them, helping with targeting of air strikes. Yemen … Continue reading The UK’s Century-Long War Against Yemen

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US Soldiers Shoot and Kill 8-Year-Old Girl in Yemen

While the media attention has been focused on the death of one US serviceman who was killed during a raid in Yemen, one of the most tragic casualties of the assault ordered by President Donald Trump was an eight-year-old girl. The raid took place over the weekend, as US forces attempted a “site exploitation” attack … Continue reading US Soldiers Shoot and Kill 8-Year-Old Girl in Yemen

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Saudis Admit 2 Deaths in Warship Incident after Houthis Claim Anti-Ship Missile Attack

At least two sailors have been killed after a Saudi warship came under attack off Yemen’s coast. The Saudi military claimed it was a “suicide boat” attack, but an unnamed Houthi rebel source said the vessel was “destroyed” by an anti-ship missile. A video allegedly showing the moment of the attack on the Saudi warship … Continue reading Saudis Admit 2 Deaths in Warship Incident after Houthis Claim Anti-Ship Missile Attack