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YEMEN POLITICS: Bombing Ordered By Trump Kills American Girl Nawar Anwar al-Awlaki

YEMEN POLITICS: Bombing Ordered By Trump Kills American Girl Nawar Anwar al-Awlaki

The first military raid carried out under Trump, two Americans killed in Yemen. Nawar al-Awlaki is second of Anwar al-Awlaki’s children to be killed by U.S. forces.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Armed Houthi Attacked Saudi Warship

YEMEN POLITICS: Armed Houthi Attacked Saudi Warship

“A Saudi frigate on patrol west of Hodeidah port came under attack from suicide boats belonging to Houthi militias,” Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said in a statement on SPA.

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YEMEN POLITICS: 4 Yemeni Detainees Transferred From Guantanamo to Saudi Arabia

YEMEN POLITICS: 4 Yemeni Detainees Transferred From Guantanamo to Saudi Arabia

The Yemeni detainees were identified as Mohammed Rajab Sadiq Abu Ghanem, Salem Ahmed Hadi bin Kanad, Abdullah Yehya Yousef al-Shibli and Mohammed Bawazir.

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YEMEN POLITICS: UK Cluster Bombs Bring Deaths, Pain, Destructions Upon Yemen

YEMEN POLITICS: UK Cluster Bombs Bring Deaths, Pain, Destructions Upon Yemen

Despite strenuous denials, UK-made cluster bombs are indeed being used by Britain’s theocratic ally Saudi Arabia in its war on impoverished Yemen.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Abdulaziz bin Habtour Accuses UK Of War Crimes

YEMEN POLITICS: Abdulaziz bin Habtour Accuses UK Of War Crimes

Yemen Prime Minister of the rebel Houthi says, “They sold cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia. They know the Saudis are going to drop them on Yemen.”

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YEMEN POLITICS: Truce Strained By Air Strikes, Fighting

YEMEN POLITICS: Truce Strained By Air Strikes, Fighting

A truce aimed at ending more than a year of war in Yemen began on Saturday, although residents said fighting was still going on in parts of the country.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Yemen’s Houthis Say They Want To End War, Form Unity Government

YEMEN POLITICS: Yemen’s Houthis Say They Want To End War, Form Unity Government

Mohammed al-Bukhaiti, a member of the political council of Houthi’s Ansarullah group, said Saudi Arabia had also agreed to end its involvement in the war.

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YEMEN: Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Not Part Of UN Peace Plan

YEMEN: Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Not Part Of UN Peace Plan

Hadi fled the armed advance of the Iranian-allied Houthi movement in March 2015 and has been a guest of neighbouring Saudi Arabia ever since.

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YEMEN: War Rages, UN Seeks To Extend 72-Hour Ceasefire

YEMEN: War Rages, UN Seeks To Extend 72-Hour Ceasefire

Saudi-backed government forces and Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen accused each other of violating a ceasefire as United Nations tried to extend 3-day truce.

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YEMEN: Iran Boosts Weapons Supply To Yemen’s Houthis

YEMEN: Iran Boosts Weapons Supply To Yemen’s Houthis

Omani Foreign Minister Yousef bin Alwi said: “No weapons have crossed our border and we are ready to clarify any suspicions if they arise.”

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YEMEN: 72-Hour Ceasefire Starts Wednesday Night

YEMEN: 72-Hour Ceasefire Starts Wednesday Night

U.N. Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said the cessation of hostilities would begin at 2359 local time (2059 GMT) and could be renewed.

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YEMEN: Saudi Arabia Says Prepared For Ceasefire If Houthis Agree

YEMEN: Saudi Arabia Says Prepared For Ceasefire If Houthis Agree

The United States and Britain, which have both supported the Saudi-led campaign.

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YEMEN: US Lawmaker Urges Saudi Arms Sales Halt

YEMEN: US Lawmaker Urges Saudi Arms Sales Halt

Rep. Ted Lieu, a California Democrat, wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry, saying the coalition had conducted more than 70 unlawful airstrikes in Yemen.

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YEMEN: Saudi Bombs Yemen, The Legal Blowback Worries US

YEMEN: Saudi Bombs Yemen, The Legal Blowback Worries US

Obama administration sold $1.3 billion arms to Saudi Arabia last year despite warnings from officials that United States could be implicated in war crimes.

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YEMEN: 140 Killed, 525 Wounded, Saudi-Led Coalition Guilty

YEMEN: 140 Killed, 525 Wounded, Saudi-Led Coalition Guilty

A “horrified and extremely disturbed” UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien called for probe.

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YEMEN: Arab Coalition Air Strikes Killed 9 People

YEMEN: Arab Coalition Air Strikes Killed 9 People

Yemen and Saudi Arabia blame Shi’ite Iran for supplying weapons to the Houthis.

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YEMEN: 9 Civilians Including 4 Children Killed In Airstrike

YEMEN: 9 Civilians Including 4 Children Killed In Airstrike

The Yemen conflict has killed more than 10,000 people, according to the United Nations, and displaced more than three million people.

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YEMEN: Houthis Ready For New Peace Talks If Saudi-Led Coalition Stop Attacks

YEMEN: Houthis Ready For New Peace Talks If Saudi-Led Coalition Stop Attacks

The Yemen war has killed more than 6,500 people and displaced some 3 million. Saudi Arabia has launched thousands of air strikes on the country.

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YEMEN: Exiled Government Backs US-Backed Peace Plan

YEMEN: Exiled Government Backs US-Backed Peace Plan

The plan offers Houthi rebels and their allies participation in a unity government but demands their withdrawal from Sanaa and other key areas, as well as surrendering heavy weapons to a third party.

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YEMEN: Deaths In Yemen Because Of Arms Exporters Britain, US

YEMEN: Deaths In Yemen Because Of Arms Exporters Britain, US

Children make up a third of the 3,799 civilians killed in Yemen since the coalition campaign began in March 2015.

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