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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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Haley slammed for attacking Iran's 'lawless behavior' while ignoring plight of Yemeni civilians

The US envoy to the UN was slammed on social media over a speech blaming Iran for a missile launched at a Saudi airport last month. Some accuse Nikki Haley of lying, while others say she’s ignoring Yemeni civilians’ struggles. Delivering a speech at the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling military installation in Washington DC, Haley stood in front of the exact ...

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Houthis take over Yemeni capital Sanaa, announce ‘end of crisis’ – local media

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 13:28 Edited time: 4 Dec, 2017 13:55 The capital of Yemen, Sanaa is now reportedly under control of Houthi fighters, according to media citing the Interior Ministry. The Iran-backed group has allegedly retaken the city amid reports of the death of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Read more Saleh, who formally renounced his alliance with ...

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Saudi-led strikes target defense ministry in Yemeni capital – reports

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 20:47 Edited time: 10 Nov, 2017 20:59 Saudi-led coalition warplanes have targeted the defense ministry building in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, an RT Arabic correspondent reported. The Saudi-led coalition conducted at least two airstrikes in the rebel-controlled capital of Yemen late on Friday, targeting the Defense Ministry building, AFP reported, citing eyewitnesses. The coalition aircraft still ...

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Yemeni brothers reunite with father after Trump travel ban

President Trump’s travel ban couldn’t stop this family reunion. Two Yemeni brothers who were denied entry in America under Trump’s executive order finally reunited with their father Monday — more than a week after filing a lawsuit for their travel ban treatment. Tareq and Ammar Aquel Mohammed Aziz drew a round of applause as they walked through Washington-Dulles International Airport ...

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Yemeni eatery owner serves tour group fighting Trump with palates

The owner of a Yemeni restaurant in Brooklyn grew emotional Saturday as he welcomed a tour group focused on food from the nations included under President Trump’s travel ban. “It brings tears to my eyes to see all these people show us so much support,” said Abdul Erahim, 30, as he carried two plates of lamb shanks to a table ...

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