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On new day of campaign, Saudi jets kill more Yemenis

From Press TV (no graphic images):

28 people have been killed in airstrikes on a market in Huhdaydah. Reports from a Yemen television agency say that Saudi jets continued to fly over the area and therefore prevented ambulances from getting to the scene. 25 more words


Yemen: The Starving Canary

The roots of Yemen’s conflict are tangled around historical structures of foreign intervention, insufficient resource management, and corruption. These structures are not unique to Yemen and neither are the consequences. 5,738 more words

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The end of the United Kingdom and revenge from the Persian Gulf?

We speak to Professor Mohammad Marandi live from Tehran, the SNP’s Cabinet Office spokesperson on Brexit, and Lembit Öpik reviews this week’s headlines. Plus is Britain aiding the execution by gas of civilians today? 9 more words


Unexploded: The Deadly Legacy of Cluster Bombs and Other Explosive Remnants of War

Katie Aguilera, February 7, 2017

This month, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) released a report for 2016 that details civilian casualties in Afghanistan for that year.  829 more words

Saudi Warplanes Intensify Strikes on Yemen, Drop Cluster Bombs

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Saudi fighter jets intensified their airstrikes against Yemeni provinces, using more internationally-banned arms in their latest raids.

According to Yemen’s al-Masirah television, Saudi Arabia dropped cluster bombs on Harad district in Hajjah Province on Monday. 508 more words


Back to the Future politics

I have nothing against Jeremy Corbyn, I just don’t think he is particularly well at what he does, which as a conservative is pretty good news for me. 1,518 more words


Banned by 119 Countries, U.S. Cluster Bombs Continue to Orphan Yemeni Children

On the morning of October 5, Ali Mohammed “Jubahi” Medarij set out early from his family home in al-Hayma, a coastal fishing village on the Red Sea in western Yemen. 1,480 more words