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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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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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‘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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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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Shocking video shows terrified Yemeni children dragged from rubble after Saudi-led bombing (GRAPHIC)

Distressing video footage has captured the moment rescuers scrambled to help Yemeni children trapped under piles of rubble following an airstrike. The agonizing scenes are the latest grim chapter in a war ignored by MSM. The children are victims of an attack on the Hamdan district of Sanaa, which Yemeni officials have blamed on the Saudi-led coalition that has been ...

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‘Whole world turned red’: Groom recalls deadly Saudi airstrike on Yemeni wedding

People were torn apart and the world turned red when a Saudi-led airstrike hit a wedding in Yemen’s Hajjah province, the event’s groom told RT’s Ruptly, calling the indiscriminate attack “an act of barbaric aggression.” Yahya Jaafar said that he was with young guests at his wedding when “the missile came and targeted the room and the rest of the ...

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Airstrike reported close to crowds at Yemeni politician’s funeral (VIDEOS)

Video footage from the funeral of a Houthi political leader shows agitated crowds, as a loud blast is heard, followed by the sight of black smoke billowing in the vicinity. Tens of thousands of Yemenis mourners were attending the funeral of Saleh al-Samad on Saturday when the airstrike occurred. There were no immediate reports of casualties, according to Reuters. Caught ...

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Houthis hold 19 oil tankers hostage off Yemeni coast – Saudi media

The Yemeni Houthis have captured 19 oil tankers and are keeping them from entering the Hodeidah port, according to reports from Saudi media quoting the Kingdom’s ambassador in Yemen. The ambassador suggested three possible reasons for the detention, including an attempt to extract money from the owners of the vessels, “the continued starvation of the Yemeni people”, and a plan ...

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Army General admits US does not track weapons used to bomb Yemeni civilians

US Army General Joseph Votel admitted that the US does not monitor how the weapons it supplies to Saudi Arabia are used in Yemen. Over 10,000 Yemeni civilians have died in the conflict since 2015. During a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) asked Votel, head of the US Central Command, whether Centcom ...

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‘1st bomb took my leg’: Yemeni children tell RT of their suffering under Saudi-led strikes

As Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen enter their third year, devastation and misery dictate daily life for millions of its citizens. RT spoke to some of the most vulnerable – children, who have experienced the war firsthand. A teenage boy, Hussain Hadi, was walking to a funeral with his father when “Saudi-American” planes suddenly started bombing. “The first strike left me ...

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