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‘Evidence’ Saudi-led coalition aims to destroy food production in Houthi-controlled Yemen – report

As the war in Yemen rages on, a new report says there is “strong evidence” that the Saudi-led coalition has aimed to destroy food production and distribution in areas of the country controlled by Houthi rebels. The report, titled ‘Strategies of the Coalition in the Yemen War: Aerial Bombardment and Food War’, is a compilation of data from various sources ...

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Yemeni children protest Saudi-led aggression after school bus airstrike tragedy (VIDEO)

Dozens of children took to the streets of Yemen’s capital Sanaa to protest the deadly Saudi-led bombing campaign in the country. They carried pictures of the kids slain in an airstrike that hit a school bus earlier this week. The young protesters of various ages chanted anti-Saudi slogans and carried banners in both Arabic and English. “Who allowed you to ...

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Saudi-led coalition ‘victories’ achieved by striking deals with Al-Qaeda in Yemen – AP report

An investigation has found that the US-backed, Saudi-led intervention in Yemen has cut secret deals with jihadists from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), paying them to leave cities rather than dislodging them by force. The startling revelations come in stark contrast to the long-running US policy of trying to eliminate the jihadist organization with the help of allies from ...

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Dozens of victims in reported Saudi-led coalition bombing of Yemen hospital

An airstrike launched by the Saudi-led coalition has reportedly killed and injured dozens of civilians in the vicinity of a general hospital in Hodeidah, Yemen. Footage from the scene of the alleged bombing shown by Yemen’s Almasirah television station, which is linked to the Houthi rebels, showed what appeared to be bodies of multiple people covered by blankets. The bombing ...

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Hundreds killed and thousands flee as Saudi-led forces bomb Yemeni port to ‘liberate’ it

Civilians are fleeing Hodeidah after hundreds were killed in the Saudi-led coalition’s bomb campaign to take the strategic Yemeni port from Houthi rebels. The death toll and the disruption of vital supply lines has alarmed the UN. Over 4,000 families have fled the city since June 1, according to the latest report by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ...

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US senators urge Pentagon to fully disclose its role in Saudi-led war in Yemen

Three US senators have called on the Pentagon to immediately reveal the extent of US military support to the Saudi-led Arab coalition that launched an attack on Hodeidah, a key port city and last humanitarian lifeline in Yemen. “We call on you to immediately disclose the full extent of the US military role in the Saudi-led war against Yemen’s Houthis, ...

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‘Millions of lives at risk’: Humanitarian groups urge Saudi-led coalition to spare Yemeni civilians

Halting operations at the crucial Hodeidah port would have an enormous impact on people all across Yemen, humanitarian agencies have warned, urging the warring parties to spare innocent lives in their battle for the Red Sea city. “Hodeidah is a lifeline for millions and millions of Yemenis,” Iolanda Jaquemet, a spokeswoman from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), ...

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Saudi-led coalition launches attack on Yemen’s ‘humanitarian lifeline’ of Hodeidah

The Saudi-led coalition and forces loyal to the former president Hadi have launched an assault on Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah, one of the remaining humanitarian lifelines in the war-torn country, local news outlets report. The operation to retake the vital port city from the Houthis was launched on Wednesday morning, after the rebels rejected an ultimatum and refused ...

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Saudi-led coalition strikes newly built Doctors Without Borders facility in Yemen

A newly built cholera care center, run by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the town of Abs, has been hit by Saudi-led coalition planes in yet another airstrike on the medical charity’s facilities in war-ravaged Yemen. The attack has rendered the center “non-functional,” MSF said in a statement, with photos from the scene showing that the building’s roof and some ...

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250,000 people could die if Saudi-led coalition attacks Yemeni port city Hodeidah – UN official

Days after it was reported that the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is seeking US support to recapture the port city of Hodeidah from Houthi rebels, a UN official in the country says such an attack could claim up to 250,000 lives. Read more “A military attack or siege on Hodeidah will impact hundreds of thousands of innocent lives,” Lise Grande, ...

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