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"Human Rights Watch has documented that the Saudi-led coalition was using internationally banned cluster munitions in at least 16 attacks that targeted populated areas, killing scores of civilians including women and children." Photo: © UNICEF Yemen
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Yemen Is Today’s Guernica

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By: César Chelala / Source: Common Dreams / The Dawn News / January 15, 2018 On the market day of April 26, 1937, at the bequest of General Francisco Franco, a bombing of the Basque town of Guernica took place. It was carried out by Spain’s nationalistic government allies, the Nazi […]

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Yemen: a New Year with More Saudi bombings
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Yemen: a New Year with More Saudi bombings

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By: Leandro Albani / Source: El Furgón / The Dawn News / January 4, 2017 The invasion unleashed against Yemen in March 2015 by Saudi Arabia doesn’t seem to have an end and its aftermath is seen every day. The monarchy of the Saud family, now “renewed” with the new […]

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Yemen: a western-sponsored genocide

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By: Ricardo Vaz / Source: Investig’Action / The Dawn News / December 7, 2017 Almost three years have passed since Saudi Arabia announced it was intervening militarily, with its allies, in Yemen, to remove the Houthis (officially called Ansar Allah) from power after they had taken over the capital. Western […]

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Houthi fighters react after Yemen's former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, was killed, in Sanaa, Yemen, December 4, 2017 [Khaled Abdullah/Reuters]
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The ramifications of the death of Yemen’s Saleh

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By: Gamal Gasin / Source: Al Jazeera / The Dawn News / December 5, 2017 The assassination of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh proved once again that ruling a country like Yemen is certainly not an easy task. Among those who have ruled North Yemen since the turn of the 20th century, […]

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Yemen, the Most Forgotten Country in the World

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By: Leandro Albani / Source: Resumen Medio Oriente / The Dawn News / November 8, 2017 Since May 2015, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has sustained a permanent military invasion against Yemen, the poorest country of the Middle East. The House of Saud argues that the lands and air attacks […]

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How France Participates in the Yemen Conflict
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How France Participates in the Yemen Conflict

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By: Tony Fortin & Warda Mohamed / Source: Orient XXI / The Dawn News / September 12, 2017 From 11 to 15 September, Geneva will be hosting the Conference of States Parties to the Arms Trade Treaty. The world’s third largest purveyor of armaments, France has a privileged relationship in […]

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Salem Abdullah Musabih, six, lies on a bed at a malnutrition intensive care unit at a hospital in the Red Sea port city of Hudaida in October last year. Photo: AFP
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World watches as Yemen descends into total collapse

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More than 17 million people are facing dire food shortages in Yemen, as Oman seeks to mediate a peace deal Source: Middle East Eye / The Dawn News / May 30, 2017 Yemen is descending into total collapse, its people facing war, famine and a deadly outbreak of cholera, as […]

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Yemeni volunteers provide food items for displaced families who fled Saada province, northwest of Sanaa, during a food distribution by Yemeni volunteers in Sanaa, Yemen, on Dec. 17, 2015. Photo credit: Hani Mohammed/AP
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Aid Officials Beg Congress to Help Yemen, While Trump Sends More Bombs

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By: Alex Emmons / Source: The Intercept / The Dawn News / March 22, 2017 As the Trump administration resumes weapons shipments to Saudi Arabia for its devastating bombing campaign in Yemen — including precision-guided weapons the Obama administration had suspended on human rights grounds — a State Department official told […]

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