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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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The Dark Story Behind the White Helmets
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The Dark Story Behind the White Helmets

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By: Pablo A. Jofré Leal / The Dawn News / March 14, 2017 The ceremony of the Academy Awards in the United States —better known as the Oscars— showed the power western public relations agency have and their strong ties to political power. This is proven by the awarding of […]

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Truth to Power
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Truth to Power

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By: Daniel Geary / Source: Jacobin Magazine / The Dawn News / February 23, 2017 “It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and to expose lies.” So declared Noam Chomsky fifty years ago today in his landmark anti–Vietnam War essay “The Responsibility of Intellectuals.” Writing in the pages […]

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President Obama answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, one day after Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate and captured their biggest majority in the House in more than 60 years.
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Obama’s Legacy of War, Repression and Inequality

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US President Barack Obama’s “farewell address to the nation,” scheduled for tonight, has been preceded by a concentrated media buildup on the theme of Obama’s legacy. This has included fawning tributes portraying the president as a brilliant orator, progressive reformer, visionary and man of the people. Seeking to mold the […]

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