Posts Tagged ‘Yemen’

Yemen’s War Escalates As Claims Emerge Of US Troops Moving In

The war in Yemen has been gradually escalating in the past months, with major battles taking place between Ansarallah forces and Saudi-backed forces. This coupled with claims that US troops have occupied a military base, redeploying there from Afghanistan. According to Maj. Gen. Abdu Abdullah Majili, of the Saudi-backed “government” forces, his militants, along with […]

Yemen: Biden Shrugs Off Campaign Promise as US Backs New Saudi Offensive and AQAP Support

L-BAYDA, YEMEN — President Joe Biden gave a lot of people a sense of cautious optimism when he took to the campaign trail and promised to bring a swift end to the Saudi-led war on Yemen. The oil-rich monarchy, supported heavily by the United States, has been waging arguably the deadliest military campaign of the past […]

Why did Saudi Arabia wage a war on Yemen?

12 July 2021 To say the war on Yemen was a major development in the history of West Asia might be an understand. It will certainly go down In history, perhaps not in favor of the Saudis though. TEHRAN (Iran News) –  Why did Saudi Arabia wage a war on Yemen? To say the war […]

How the West is fuelling the war on Yemen?

How the West is fuelling the war on Yemen? – Tehran%20Times When Saudi Arabia declared war on Yemen back in March 2015, Riyadh predicted that the ‘military intervention’ would take around three weeks to complete. As the war raged on and expanded, American arms manufacturers rubbed their hands in satisfaction waiting eagerly by the telephone. […]

Yemen’s War Against Women – Oppression Takes On Radical Undertones

Note to readers: I have included in this article comments I have collected from women over the past few months as part of a research paper I’m conducting on Yemen as well as already published quotes from reputable rights organisation so that victims could be given a voice and their trauma told in their own […]

Saudi Aggression Commits New Massacre in Yemen’s Border Area of Al-Raqo

Posted on July 1, 2021 by martyrashrakat 01/07/2021 By Staff, Agencies The US-Saudi aggression committed a new massacre early Thursday in Yemen’s border area of al-Raqo in Saada province less than a day after a similar crime. Two citizens were martyred and six others were wounded as a result of Saudi missile and artillery shelling […]

Brokering Peace in Yemen – Fight for Marib will Dictate Nation’s Future

Yemen’s oil rich province of Marib is once again centre stage to a raging battle for control, pitting Yemen’s internationally recognised government (backed by the Saudi war coalition and its local allies) to Ansarallah (aka the Houthis), a movement born in the Highlands of the northern province of Sa’ada that operates under the leadership of […]

LARGE-SCALE HOUTHI OFFENSIVE IN YEMEN AND THE SOUTHERN KINGDOM

 21.06.2021 Source Yemen is on the brink of a massive humanitarian crisis, and it is all Ansar Allah’s fault. At least, as far as the collective ‘West’ and MSM are concerned. In recent days, the Houthis (as Ansar Allah are known) have ramped up their attacks and have had some successes in clashes with the […]

Yemen’s Houthis Vow to Help ‘Defend Jerusalem’

Posted by INTERNATIONALIST 360° on JUNE 18, 2021 Ilya TsukanovThe Yemeni Shia militia is known for its extreme hostility to the Jewish State, with its oft-touted four-part slogan including the lines “Death to Israel” and “A Curse on the Jews.” Yemen’s Houthi militia will take part in the defence of Jerusalem in event of a broader conflict with […]

Yemen: STC suspends consultations with government

Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council (STC) has suspended its participation in consultations with the government to implement the Riyadh Agreement, following the arrests of STC leaders southeast of the country. This came in a statement issued by Spokesperson for the UAE-backed STC Ali Al-Kathiri on Friday, published on the council’s website. Two weeks ago, consultations were […]

Zarif says had ‘fruitful’ talks with UN envoys on Yemen, Afghanistan

Zarif says had ‘fruitful’ talks with UN envoys on Yemen, Afghanistan – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described his meetings with two UN envoys on Yemen and Afghanistan as fruitful and expressed Iran’s readiness to facilitate peace efforts in the two war-torn countries. Zarif met on Tuesday with UN Secretary-General’s Personal […]

Long-suffering Yemen: Where is the Way Out?

Yemen is currently experiencing an externally imposed civil war and is facing starvation, poverty, various disasters, and the dreaded COVID-19 epidemic. For years, the Saudi-led coalition, with strong US support, has been waging war against Yemen to impose its policies and bring its proxies to power. As the world’s media have repeatedly reported, airstrikes have […]

Trained by Years of Guerilla War, Yemen’s Houthis Want to Export Thier Revolution to Palestine

HODEIDA, YEMEN — Ayesh Atta arranges rings of long, light yellow Jasmine flowers into necklaces to give to the protesters and passers-by of his Mina Street flower shop in the coastal city of Hodeida. In the past, the 34-year-old Ayesh preserved the flowers in an icebox to sell in distant markets for Eid al-Fitr at a […]

Investigating disasters caused by Yemen War and Role of Intl. Law on Armed Conflicts

Investigating disasters caused by Yemen War and Role of Intl. Law on Armed Conflicts – Tehran%20Times The fourth pre-session of an international conference on international law and armed conflict in the region, entitled “Yemen War and Role of International Law on Armed Conflicts”, was held virtually at Qom University. Yemen witnessing the worst human catastrophe […]

Like Yemen Like Palestine: A Blood-stained Eid amid War, Blockade!

By Yehya Salaheddin, Zeinab Abdallah Eid is the usual occasion during which people, mainly children, celebrate. It is the day they wait and dream of, often sleeping over the Eid’s eve hugging their new clothes, shoes, and perhaps toys. The unusual is the case some dear nations are passing through… War, famine, blockade and insecurity! […]

War and doubts in Yemen slow COVID vaccination in disputed city

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As Yemen War Intensifies Biden Set To Resume Weapons Sales

US President Joe Biden declared in February that the United States was seeking to end the Saudi-led coalition’s war on Yemen, which was promised to come with stopping offensive weapons to the Saudi Kingdom. yet now it seems that this was all a facade. Last week the New York Times reported that US officials had […]

This Ramadan, Children In Yemen Are Struggling To Survive

23/4/2021 Sarah Ferguson- UNICEF The holy month of Ramadan will be particularly difficult this year for families in Yemen, home of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Six years of conflict, widespread economic collapse and now COVID-19 have pushed the country to the brink, leaving 80 percent of the population — including 12.4 million children — […]

US Involvement in the Yemen War: A Tale of Hypocrisy

Brian Terrell at left, with Joan Pleune, Felton Davis and Bud Courtney, blocking the US Mission to the UN, December, 2017, by Joanne Kennedy The battle for Marib is escalating. The city, which hosts over 2 million civilians – including an estimated 1 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) – is the last military stronghold of […]

The Americans’ battle in Yemen is reeling in Marib معركة الأميركيّين في اليمن تترنّح في مأرب

** Please scroll down for the ADJUSTED English Machine translation ** 21/4/2021 د. وفيق إبراهيم هناك مَن يعتقد أن هزيمة قوات هادي الموالية للسعودية في مارب هي أكبر من هزيمة للمشروع الأميركي – السعودي في اليمن. فمأرب التي حقق أنصار الله تقدماً ملحوظاً في معظم اتجاهاتها ليس مجرد ناحية جغرافية تتمتع بمميزات بشرية ونفطية وموقع جغرافي هام […]

COMBAT FOOTAGE: HOUTHIS RAID POSITIONS OF SUDANESE FORCES IN YEMEN’S HAJJAH

Posted on April 18, 2021 by martyrashrakat South Front 16.04.2021  Screen grab from the Houthis’ video. On April 16, the Houthis (as Ansar Allah is known) released a video of a recent attack by their fighters on Sudanese forces in the northwestern Yemeni province of Hajjah. The 18-minute video shows Houthi fighters attacking the Sudanese […]

Among most dangerous places for gays: West Bank, Gaza, Iran, UAE and Yemen

The travel blog Asher and Lyric published an updated 2021 list in March of the most dangerous countries for LGBTQ travelers, including countries and disputed territory within the Middle East. “After 250+ hours of research, we’ve reviewed all countries’ individual laws and gathered data from a variety of trusted international sources to create the definitive […]

Biden Claimed He Was Ending The Yemen War, Yet It Has Only Escalated – So What About Afghanistan?

In early February US President Joe Biden made it clear, as part of his first speech on his administration’s foreign policy initiatives, that he aimed to end the war in Yemen. Now, months later, not only has this promise begun to fade away and with it media attention to the issue, but the war has […]

Yemen’s Houthis say they attacked Aramco, Patriot targets in Saudi Arabia

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Ethiopians head home after Yemen migrant life becomes untenable

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Could Turkish involvement in Yemen free Saudi Arabia?

Could Turkey help out Saudi Arabia in Yemen? Just 28 months ago, as seen here on Nov. 11, 2018, Turks were chanting slogans and holding posters in protest of Saudi Arabia’s actions in Yemen outside the Saudi Consulate. The October 2018 murder of journalist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi inside the consulate had helped push […]

Hunger striking activists seek to end the Yemen blockade

The war on Yemen has lasted six years and killed over 100,000 people. The amount of Yemenis experiencing food insecurity is rapidly rising. According to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) 16,500 people in the country were living under famine conditions at the end of 2020 and they estimate that number could rise to 47,000 […]

Yemen’s Blood Is on US Hands, and Still the US Lies about the War

4/4/2021 By William Boardman – Towards Freedom Six years ago, on March 26, 2015, the US green-lighted and provided logistical support for the Saudi bombing of Yemen that continues on a daily basis. The US/Saudi war, which includes as allies the several members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, is an undeclared war, illegal under international law, […]

Yemen’s Jewish population, once over 50,000, drops to below 10

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

US Refusal To Punish Saudi Arabia Is Only Making Yemen War Intensify

Earlier this week Saudi Arabia proposed a ceasefire agreement with its rivals in Yemen Ansarallah (Houthis), which has failed to deliver results. So why has this attempt to end the 6 year long war failed and what does it say about the US Biden administration’s approach to the conflict? After the Saudi-backed forces of Abdrabbuh […]

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