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Yemen: Follow-Up

Clapper has called AQAP (Al Qaeda on the Arab Peninsula) the greatest threat to US national interests… now it’s Russia. Quite a shift in so little time. 295 more words

War

Meanwhile, In Yemen...

There are many images which have been foisted upon the west through its media sources. We all remember the picture of the Syrian boy who washed up on a beach in Turkey. 531 more words

War

Yemeni Children Brutalized By Saudi Bombs

The two children shown in the photo are Abdu and Marwan. Their father was Mohammed Nasser Thuknah. These two boys were targeted, along with their entire family, in Bakil Almir, Hajjah, in an area of Yemen bordering Saudi Arabia. 329 more words

Geo-political

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

Yemen: The Starving Canary

Yemen’s conflict has deep roots. Unpacking the origins of tensions consuming the country today reveals that these roots are tangled around historical structures of foreign intervention, insufficient resource management, and persistent corruption. 5,774 more words

Famine

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

US

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