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Why China and Saudi Arabia Are Building Bases in Djibouti

Joseph Braude | Posted 09.26.2016 | World
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Joseph Braude

China and Saudi Arabia are building military bases next door to US AFRICOM in Djibouti--and bringing the consequences of American withdrawal from the ...

At Least 10,000 Killed In Yemen Civil War

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 08.30.2016 | World

At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen’s 18-month-old civil war, the United Nations on Tuesday, approaching double the estimates of more t...

This World Humanitarian Day, the World Must Get Serious About Protecting Aid Workers

Neal Keny-Guyer | Posted 08.19.2016 | World
Neal Keny-Guyer

We cannot afford to have another Omran Daqneesh or to have more aid workers held at gunpoint. Innocent civilians and the people striving to protect them deserve more.

Saudi Airstrikes Hit MSF Hospital In Yemen, Killing At Least 11

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 08.16.2016 | World

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition air strike hit a hospital operated by Medecins Sans Frontieres in northern Yemen on Monday, killing at least 1...

Dozens Killed In Triple ISIS Bombings In War-Torn Yemen

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.28.2016 | World

ADEN (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition air strike killed 10 Yemeni civilians and wounded at least another 15 in the southern province of Lahj on Tuesd...

Postcard from UN: Yemen Under Fire

Afrah Nasser | Posted 06.20.2016 | World
Afrah Nasser

This is the second year I am invited to speak about the war in Yemen at a side event during the UN Human Rights Council annual session.

At Least 40 Army Recruits Killed By ISIS Suicide Bombing In Yemen

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 05.23.2016 | World

ADEN (Reuters) - A suicide car bombing claimed by Islamic State killed at least 40 army recruits and injured 60 others in the Yemeni city of Aden on M...

This Congressman Doesn't Buy Obama's Excuses For Supporting Saudi Arabia In Yemen

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 04.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the architects of unprecedented new legislation that would restrict U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia believes the Obama administra...

Don't Give Obama A Free Pass When It Comes To Saudi Aggression

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 04.23.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama just concluded a closely watched visit to Saudi Arabia. No major announcements or developments emerged from his ...

Yemeni Street Artist Covers The Ruins Of War In Color And Memories

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.22.2016 | World

On the first day of Saudi Arabia’s intervention into Yemen’s civil war in March of last year, warplanes bombed a residential compound on the outsk...

Saudi Rights Abuses Have Only Worsened Since Obama's Last Visit

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.20.2016 | World

President Barack Obama is meeting with Saudi Arabia's king and other Gulf Cooperation Council leaders key issues including counterterrorism. But his a...

Can We Care Less About the War in Yemen?

The Heller School | Posted 04.19.2016 | World
The Heller School

Since the Saudis started this war, they have undermined any efforts to publicize their violations of international humanitarian law in their campaign against Yemen.

'Hints' of an End to Yemen's Nightmare

James Zogby | Posted 04.09.2016 | Politics
James Zogby

For decades now, Yemen's people have suffered from bad governance, underdevelopment, and prolonged civil conflict. Despite enduring these multiple hardships, Yemenis have largely been ignored by the rest of the world.

U.S. Weapons Were Used In Deadly Bombing In Yemen, Says Human Rights Group

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.07.2016 | World

WASHINGTON -- U.S.-supplied weapons were used by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in one of its deadliest attacks in Yemen, Human Rights Watch, a nonpro...

Argentine Apology, MidEast Betrayal: One 'Dirty War' to the Next

Steve Koppman | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
Steve Koppman

In Argentina where it no longer matters, Obama pays retroactive lip service to democracy. But ask people today across the Middle East -- in Egypt or Yemen, or Saudi Arabia, Gaza and the West Bank, or for that matter Syria -- if the U.S. supports democracy and self-determination.

Yemen: What Picture Will You Take?

Karl Schembri | Posted 03.28.2016 | World
Karl Schembri

"I understand your job is to bring attention to our situation, but how do you do it? Nobody cares. We've been in this war for almost a year and everyone has forgotten us."

UN: Yemen's Warring Parties Agree Ceasefire To Begin April 10

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 03.23.2016 | World

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The warring parties in Yemen have agreed to a cessation of hostilities starting at midnight on April 10 and peace talks in ...

Saudi Arabia's New Ambassador To The U.S. Makes His First Pitch

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki Al Saud, Saudi Arabia's new ambassador in Washington, used his first message to the American people...

European Parliament Calls For Arms Embargo On Saudi Arabia Over Yemen War

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 02.25.2016 | World

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Parliament called on the European Union to impose an arms embargo against Saudi Arabia on Thursday, saying Britain, ...

A Message To My Child, In Memory Of The Revolution In Yemen

Raghda Gamal | Posted 02.11.2016 | World
Raghda Gamal

I wanted the Yemen that you live in, to be different from the one I lived in. I wanted your education to be a different education and your life to be a different life. I wanted a position in life for you as a woman, better than it is at the moment.

Saudis Try To Sell Washington On Controversial Obama-Backed War In Yemen

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Saudi Arabian military official on Monday tried to win Washington support for the Saudi-led military campaign to restore Yemen's g...

Senate Democrat: It's Time To Cut Off Support For Saudi Arabia's War In Yemen

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called for the U.S. to cease military involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, doubling down on his critiq...

Senator Wonders How Much Longer U.S. Will Blindly Support Saudi Arabia

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S.'s relationship with Saudi Arabia has weathered disagreements over how to rein in Iran, regime change across the Middle East and...

Arab Spring Generation

Afrah Nasser | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Afrah Nasser

(Tunis, Photo/Salma Amer) I happened to be in Tunisia on the 14th of January, which not only marks the 5th anniversary of the Tunisian 2010 revolutio...

How Children Are Forced To The Front Lines Of Yemen's War

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 01.23.2016 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Julien Harneis, UNICEF's re...