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UAE drums of war southern Yemen

YemenExtra Y.A The preparations for the takeover of the Hadramout Valley by military force and the expulsion of forces loyal to the fugitive Yemeni President Hadi and deputy Mohsen al-Ahmar. After the threats of the President of the…

Rouhani: Iranian Nation Will Not Bow to Bullies

YemenExtra M.A. President Hassan Rouhani asserts that the Iranian nation may be under pressure, but will not “bow its head in the face of bullies.” Rouhani made the remarks on Tuesday in the country’s northwestern West Azerbaijan…

U.S. Support Has Fueled, Not Moderated, the Yemen War

YemenExtra Y.A The Yemen war grinds on. The U.S.-backed “coalition” managed a rare success as the Houthis, who now control the Sanaa government, withdrew from the port of Hudaydah. However, that leaves the Saudis and Emiratis still far…

The Reckless Saudis Want to Start Another War

YemenExtra SH.A. By: DANIEL LARISON Bruce Riedel reports that the Saudi government is agitating for a U.S. attack on Iran, and the crown prince is the leading supporter of a new war: Saudi Arabia is eager for the United States to…

The War on Yemen’s Children

YemenExtra SH.A. By DANIEL LARISON UNICEF’s Henrietta Fore details the horrifying impact of the war on Yemen on Yemeni children: Around 360,000 suffer severe acute malnutrition, and half of Yemeni children under-five – or 2.5…

Yemen face structural, economic challenges

YemenExtra SH.A. Written by Mona Zaid Yemen has long faced structural, economic, social and security challenges, The war that started in 2015 has only exacerbated Yemen’s many previous woes. The conflict, gradually…

The US Is Spending $1.25 Trillion Annually on War

YemenExtra Y.A n its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in…