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20 killed in Saudi-led coalition strike on civilian vehicle in Yemen – reports

At least 20 people have been killed in Yemen, after the Saudi-led coalition reportedly struck a civilian vehicle in Taiz province on Friday. “At least 20 civilians were killed and others were injured in US-backed Saudi-led aggression airstrikes on Taiz province,” a security official told Saba news agency on Friday. Meanwhile, a military source in Sanaa told Sputnik that at least 18 people ...

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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile from Yemen targeting Aramco oil storage tanks

Saudi Arabia’s air defense has allegedly intercepted a missile fired by the armed Houthi movement from Yemen towards storage tanks in the port city of Jizan, which belong to the Aramco oil company. Storage tanks belonging to Saudi Aramco oil company in the southwestern province of Jizan  were reportedly the targets of the attack. The company confirmed its plants and ...

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75% of French oppose arms sales to Saudi Arabia as Yemen war enters 3rd year – survey

An overwhelming majority of French citizens oppose selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and other gulf states attacking Yemen, a new poll has revealed. The findings come amid growing international outcry over the Saudi-led war. Seventy-five percent of respondents want French President Emmanuel Macron to stop providing arms to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and other countries involved in the ...

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3 years of Yemen bloodbath marked by US & UK arms deals with Saudis

Saudi Arabia’s military intervention in Yemen turns three, with no end to the bloodshed in sight. Riyadh’s ‘modernizer crown prince’ just got plenty of new weapons from US and Britain for the occasion. It’s quite ironic that one of the biggest humanitarian disasters of our time stems from the events that were hailed in the West as a sign of ...

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Saudi Arabia reportedly intercepts missile fired from Yemen over Riyadh (VIDEOS)

The Saudi air force has intercepted a missile fired from Yemen over the northeastern part of Riyadh late on Sunday night, according to local media reports. Several witnesses, including Reuters journalists, reported hearing several loud booms and bright flashes in the sky shortly before midnight in the Saudi capital. As-yet unverified footage, which has emerged online, shows an alleged mid-air ...

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3yrs of civilian deaths in Yemen don’t hold US & allies back from selling arms to Saudis – Amnesty

Hundreds of Yemenis have become victims of reckless arms sales by the US and its allies to Saudi Arabia, whose coalition has indiscriminately used Western weapons in its 3-year bombing campaign, Amnesty International has warned. The rights group has analyzed numerous instances in which Yemeni civilians, including women and children, were killed or injured by the Saudi-led coalition’s aircraft. In ...

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Senate votes on ending support for Saudi campaign in Yemen as crown prince meets Trump

The US Senate will vote on legislation that would end US military support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen. It comes just as President Donald Trump meets the Saudi leader for talks in Washington. The chamber is expected to vote Tuesday afternoon on a resolution that would compel the US military to stop assisting Saudi bombing operations in Yemen. Read more ...

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Welcome to Google, forget Yemen: US will pander to Saudi ambitions during crown prince’s grand tour

For 75 years, the US has held its nose at the backwardness and ostentation of its strategic Saudi allies – now it looks to embrace them. The US is naive if it thinks that Riyadh shares its values, and cynical if it doesn’t care. From the moment he touches down in Washington on Monday, and for the next three weeks, ...

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US support for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen will reduce civilian casualties, Mattis tells Senate

US Defense Secretary James Mattis has defended US military support to the Saudi-led coalition that is waging war in Yemen. He argued it helps to limit the civilian death toll and bring the conflict to a “negotiated” end. “We need to get this [war in Yemen] to a negotiated settlement, and we believe our policy right now is correct for ...

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‘US empowers Yemen genocide’: Power speech stalled by student protesters (VIDEO)

Students stormed the stage and held banners aloft as former US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power gave a speech at John Hopkins University. The protesters condemned her involvement in the US decision to back the war in Yemen. Power, who served as UN ambassador from 2013-2017, was speaking at the Baltimore campus on Tuesday when a group of students ...

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