“It is unfathomable and unconscionable that the U.S.A. continues to feed the conveyor belt of arms flowing into Yemen’s devastating conflict.”
The devastating attack on Saudi oil facilities by drones and missiles not only transforms the balance of military power in the Middle East, but marks a change in the nature of warfare globally.
The U.S.’ willingness to treat Al Nusra as an ally in Syria seems set to continue, given the Trump administration’s ultimate goal of targeting Iran’s influence in Syria as well as its newly “redefined” goal of regime change in Damascus.
Health official says members of extended family were piled into a truck fleeing besieged neighborhood when air strikes hit, killing 27 civilians.
Tales of mass abuse offer a window into a world of rampant sexual torture and impunity in UAE-controlled prisons in Yemen. The AP has identified at least five secret prisons run by the UAE, a key U.S. ally, where security forces use sexual torture to brutalize and break inmates.
Thousands of civilians are fleeing Hodeidah, Yemen, after hundreds were killed in the Saudi-led coalition’s bombing campaign to take the strategic Yemeni port away from Houthi rebels.
Three US senators have called on the Pentagon to immediately reveal the extent of US military support to the Saudi-led coalition that launched an attack on the key port city of Hodeidah, a last humanitarian lifeline in Yemen.
Nearly half a million children have dropped out of school since the 2015 escalation of the conflict in Yemen, when Saudi Arabia and its allies intervened in the country’s civil Read More…
The first year of the Trump administration alone has resulted in more loss of life from drone strikes than all eight years of Obama’s presidency.
As the 1,000th day of the U.S.-backed Saudi airstrike campaign in Yemen passed this week, humanitarian agencies recorded the one millionth case of cholera to infect the war-torn country, where 80 percent of the population lacks adequate access to food, clean water, and healthcare.
Yemen today is the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with nearly 70 percent of the population in need of aid, according to the United Nations. “In response to what is now Read More…
In 2016, President Obama’s last year in office, the United States dropped 26,171 bombs in seven countries, the vast majority (24,287) targeting Syria and Iraq. That amounts to 72 bombs per day – three bombs per hour – every day for the entire year.