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US politicians grow sceptical of Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen

Alex Kane Alex Kane is a New York-based freelance journalist whose work focuses on the American Jewish community, Israel/Palestine and the US “war on terror.” A former editor at Mondoweiss and AlterNet, his work has also appeared in the…

The War on Yemen and the ‘Self-Defense’ Lie

Daniel Larison Western officials never seem to get tired of repeating transparent lies on behalf of Saudi Arabia: Britain’s defence secretary said that Saudi Arabia was “simply defending itself” by bombing Yemen in a military…

How diplomacy failed in Yemen and why it will again ?

Nadwa Al-Dawsari a nonresident senior fellow at the Project on Middle East Democracy On May 11, key southern political leaders in Yemen declared a Transitional Political Council to represent the south in a step toward independence from…

Yemen’s honey vendors stung by war

Mohammed Hamoud He is a freelance Photo/Video journalist, who has covered the uprising in Yemen in 2011 and its repercussions. His work has been published in many media outlets including AP, Reuters and EPA, as well as UNHCR.…

Cholera Compounds Suffering in a Yemen Torn by War

 RICK GLADSTONE Cholera, a waterborne disease that can quickly explode into a public health disaster, has begun to spread in Yemen, a war-ravaged country ill equipped to fight it. The World Health Organization and Doctors Without…

Getting Dressed for Death

Malak Ali a Yemeni writer Reading the title, one might think this article is about funeral fashion, but it is not. This is literally about what to wear if you are about to die, it is a story about Yemeni women. It is a story of dignity…