Posts Tagged ‘Yemen’

During Yemen’s Annual Martyr Week, Anti-American Sentiment Prevails

SANA’A, SADAA, YEMEN — As the ongoing war and blockade against their country enters its sixth year, Yemenis are commemorating the annual Martyr Week amid an increasing feeling of hatred and resentment towards the United States, a feeling never seen at this level in the war-torn country. In Yemen, a country far from the prosperous […]

US Airstrike Failed to Kill an Iranian General in Yemen Last Week

January 10, 2020 By Jason Ditz On January 2, the US launched an airstrike at Baghdad International Airport, killing Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and multiple Iraqis. It turns out, that was not the only US assassination bid that day. US officials are now reporting that they also took a shot at Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander Gen. […]

Why Saudi Arabia’s Bloody US-Backed War in Yemen Will Likely Escalate in 2020

HODEIDA, YEMEN — For many around the world, there are reasons to be optimistic heading into 2020, but the reality on the ground is dashing Yemeni hopes that the new year will bring about an end to Saudi Arabia’s nearly five-year-long war on their country as Western support for oil-rich kingdom continues, particularly from the […]

9 killed, 30 injured as blast hits military graduation parade in Yemen

An explosive device was activated near a guest platform as troops marched in the southern Yemeni town of Al-Dhalea on Sunday, local security forces said. At least nine people were reported to have been killed and 30 have been injured, according to Sky News Arabia citing local sources. No group has claimed credit for the […]

Nasrallah: Trump is on the verge of a stroke over Iran, Yemen is now a threat for Israel

Source December 28, 2019 Speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah, on November 11, 2019, on the occasion of Hezbollah’s Martyr Day, commemorating the operation against the headquarters of the Israeli forces in Tyre on November 11, 1982, which killed 75 occupying officers and soldiers. With the translation of an extract from the last speech of Sayed […]

As Yemen Starves, Billions in Donor Funds Fill the Coffers of International Aid Agencies

SANA’A, YEMEN — The phenomenon of mercenarism in the impoverished Arab country of Yemen is not limited to the foreign fighters joining the Saudi-led coalition for money, but also includes UN relief organizations, international agencies, and their local partners who are ultimately denying Yemenis the food, healthcare, money and other aid they urgently need. Regardless […]

In WWII-Era Fashion, the Saudi-led Coalition is Weaponizing Disease in Yemen

TAIZ, YEMEN — Beyond the devastation it has caused on the back of tens of thousands of airstrikes, a crippling blockade and the intentional targeting of civilian infrastructure, the Saudi-led coalition supported by the United States has sparked an outbreak of disease and epidemics in Yemen in a manner not seen since World War II. […]

Yemen’s Houthis claim they shot down warplane of Saudi-led coalition

   Earlier this week, the militia temporarily released three South Korean vessels and their 16 crew members, including two South Korean nationals, following reports that they had seized a ship carrying a drilling rig from Saudi Arabia to Somalia through the Red Sea. Yemen’s Houthi militia have reported shooting down a Saudi-led coalition F-15 fighter […]

Yemeni Coastguards Seize Saudi Ship, Two Others in Yemen’s Regional Waters – Statement

Yemen’s Coastguards issued a statement that explained the incident of detaining three ships off the Red Sea inside the country’s regional waters. The statement read the following: – Three ships were seized, one is Saudi ‘Rabegh 3” 3 miles away of the Yemeni ‘Uqban Island as they entered Yemen’s regional waters without an earlier notice […]

Yemen: Letter from a Father Who Calls for Justice

It’s been a year and half since you left us but for your father and mother, it seems like forever. We miss hearing your beautiful baby voice in the morning that made us feel like the luckiest parents in the world. It’s hard to explain our feelings after you. We really really miss you… Baby […]

Five Years On, Saudi Attacks on Yemen’s Farmers Are Pushing the Whole Country into Famine

HODEIDA, YEMEN — The country of Yemen, known in the medieval period as “Green Yemen,” is one of the most extensively terraced areas of the world. There, Yemeni farmers transformed rugged mountain slopes into terraces and built dams like the Great Marib, a structure whose history spans long enough that it was mentioned in […]

Five Years On, Saudi Attacks on Yemen’s Farmers Are Pushing the Whole Country into Famine

HODEIDA, YEMEN — The country of Yemen, known in the medieval period as “Green Yemen,” is one of the most extensively terraced areas of the world. There, Yemeni farmers transformed rugged mountain slopes into terraces and built dams like the Great Marib, a structure whose history spans long enough that it was mentioned in the […]

Saudi Arabia pardons convicted soldiers to keep them in Yemen fronts: Report

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US MILITARY SUPPORT OF SAUDI ARABIA’S HOPELESS WAR IN YEMEN

South Front 07.10.2019 The US has continued supporting its efforts against the Houthis.Since the beginning of the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen in 2015. Despite wide-ranging and seemingly endless support, which comes in spite of bombing of civilian targets and other questionable methods of fighting the war, such as using child soldiers from African countries, Saudi […]

US Bombs In Yemen Are Costing An Entire Generation Their Future

US Bombs In Yemen Are Costing An Entire Generation Their Future Above photo: A child injured in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike rests in a hospital in Saada, Yemen, Aug. 12, 2018. Hani Mohammed | AP A Generation Deleted As a new school year begins in Yemen, Ahmed AbdulKareem investigates the impact that American weapons have […]

A Generation Deleted: American Bombs in Yemen Are Costing an Entire Generation Their Future

SADAA, NORTHERN YEMEN — Third-grader Farah Abbas al-Halimi didn’t get the UNICEF backpack or textbook she was hoping for this year. Instead, she was given an advanced U.S bomb delivered on an F-16 courtesy of the Saudi Air Force. That bomb fell on Farah’s school on September 24 and killed Farah, two of her sisters, […]

YEMEN WAR REPORT – OCTOBER 2, 2019: HOUTHIS DELIVER DEVASTATING BLOW TO SAUDI ARABIA

South Front 02.10.2019 In late September, Yemen’s Houthis carried out a large-scale operation against Saudi-led forces on the border with the southern Saudi province of Narjan. According to a spokesperson for the Armed Forces of the Houthi Government, the Houthis fully defeated at least 3 brigades of Saudi-backed forces. The Yemeni force killed 500 personnel, […]

MBS must shelve his vicious war in Yemen

Never underestimate the power of blowback. Right now, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS), the de facto ruler of the House of Saud, is staring at it, an ominous abyss opened by the Houthis in Yemen. This past weekend, Yemeni Armed Forces spokesman Brigadier Yahya al-Sari clinically described how Ansarallah, also known as the Houthi rebel movement, […]

#Yemen #SaudiArabia #Houthi Yemen Houthis continue to shock Saudi military

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Yemen: Houthis release 350 prisoners including 3 Saudis

The Houthis have today announced that they will release 350 prisoners, including three Saudis, under the supervision of the United Nations as part of a peace initiative. This comes days after an ambush carried out by Houthi forces across the border into Saudi’s Najran province where the movement claimed to have captured […]

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