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YEMEN POLITICS: Saudi-Led Aggressors War on Yemen Totally Failed to Achieve Objectives: Ansarullah Leader

YEMEN POLITICS: Saudi-Led Aggressors War on Yemen Totally Failed to Achieve Objectives: Ansarullah Leader

The Yemen war, which was launched in an attempt to crush the Houthi movement and reinstall the resigned president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, a staunch ally of Riyadh, has also taken a heavy toll on the country’s facilities and infrastructure, destroying many hospitals, schools, and factories.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Supreme Political Council Urges Active EU Role in Conflict Resolution Efforts

YEMEN POLITICS: Supreme Political Council Urges Active EU Role in Conflict Resolution Efforts

Saleh Ali al-Sammad, the Yemen’s Supreme Political Council’s head expressed hope that the EU would draw the world’s attention to the sufferings of the Yemeni people, citing the bloc’s influence on the United Nations’ Security Council member states. The protracted war, which has been accompanied by a naval and aerial blockade, has already killed over 12,000 Yemenis.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Houthis Will Not Keep Hodeidah: Yemeni Government Says

YEMEN POLITICS: Houthis Will Not Keep Hodeidah: Yemeni Government Says

The government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi accuses the Houthis of using the port to smuggle in weapons and of collecting custom duties on goods, which they use to finance the war. The Houthis deny this.

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QATAR POLITICS: Qatar Crisis Strains Saudi-Led Arab Alliance in Yemen War

QATAR POLITICS: Qatar Crisis Strains Saudi-Led Arab Alliance in Yemen War

Yemen’s government rushed to express solidarity with Qatar on the state news agency website. Within two hours that message of support was wiped off.

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YEMEN POLITICS: ‘10,000 Yemeni Patients Died Because of Saudi Seige’

YEMEN POLITICS: ‘10,000 Yemeni Patients Died Because of Saudi Seige’

Saudi-led coalition also blocks the entry of medicine into Yemen, now hit by a cholera spread, which has killed hundreds of people, said the official.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Used UK Bombs in 81 Attacks in Yemen: Activists

YEMEN POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Used UK Bombs in 81 Attacks in Yemen: Activists

In its “devastating aerial campaign” in Yemen, Saudi Arabia has used bombs and cluster munitions made in the UK, worth £3 billion, over the past two years, The Independent reported.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Al-Qaeda Says Fighting Alongside US, Saudi-Backed Militia in Yemen

YEMEN POLITICS: Al-Qaeda Says Fighting Alongside US, Saudi-Backed Militia in Yemen

Qasim al-Rimi, the ringleader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), made the remarks to the terrorist group’s media arm al-Malahem from an undisclosed location in war-torn Yemen.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Uses Money to Silence World Over Yemen War: Analyst

YEMEN POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Uses Money to Silence World Over Yemen War: Analyst

“Everyone is being silenced with [Saudi] petrodollars,” Kim Sharif, director of Human Rights for Yemen said.

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YEMEN POLITICS: USA, NATO Created Crisis in Yemen

YEMEN POLITICS: USA, NATO Created Crisis in Yemen

Red Cross warns that if solution to the conflict is not found, Yemen may run out of food. Humanitarian crisis has been provoked by US action in the Middle East.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Iran Sends Advanced Weapons, Military Advisers to Yemen’s Rebel Houthi Movement

YEMEN POLITICS: Iran Sends Advanced Weapons, Military Advisers to Yemen’s Rebel Houthi Movement

Iranian official said Major General Qassem Soleimani says, “Winning the battle in Yemen will help define the balance of power in the Middle East.”

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YEMEN POLITICS: UN Envoy Urges Political and Financial Support for Yemenis

YEMEN POLITICS: UN Envoy Urges Political and Financial Support for Yemenis

“It is imperative that the situation in Yemen remains high on everyone’s agenda,” Mr. Ould Cheikh Ahmed said. “UN humanitarian agencies and their partners have developed plans to assist civilians in need, but the needs far outweigh available resources.”

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YEMEN POLITICS: Yemeni Women Protest Against Saudi War Outside UN Office

YEMEN POLITICS: Yemeni Women Protest Against Saudi War Outside UN Office

Saudi Arabia has been pounding Yemen since March 2015. Over 12,000 people have died and over 40,000 wounded since the onset of the aggression, which was launched in an alleged attempt to bring Yemen’s former Riyadh-allied government back to power.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Revealed! New Evidence of Cluster Bombs Used By Saudi Coalition in Yemen

YEMEN POLITICS: Revealed! New Evidence of Cluster Bombs Used By Saudi Coalition in Yemen

Lynn Maalouf, Amnesty Director of Research said: “Cluster munitions are inherently indiscriminate weapons that inflict unimaginable harm on civilian lives.”

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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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