Resistance, Resilience, and Fight Back, People of Yemen Winning the War Against Imperialism

by Azza Rojbi, published on Fire This Time, Volume 16, Issue #3/4 “Sometimes I sleep two, three hours, and then I wake up and stay up until morning… I remember my children and my home…Our lives were humble, but it was a quiet life, a good life, we were happy…we lost everything.” Those are the words of Abdullah al-Ibbi in[…]

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The People of Yemen Suffer Atrocities, Too

by Kathy Kelly, published on Common Dreams, March 22, 2022 The United Nations’ goal was to raise more than $4.2 billion for the people of war-torn Yemen by March 15. But when that deadline rolled around, just $1.3 billion had come in. ​​“I am deeply disappointed,” said Jan Egeland, the secretary general of the Norwegian Refugee Council. “The people of[…]

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As US Renews Support for Saudi War on Yemen, Civilian Death Toll Nearly Doubles

by Ahmed Abdulkareem, published on MintPress News, February 17, 2022 HAJJAH, YEMEN – Two parallel but very different meetings took place recently — one in search of peace, the other to plan more war. In Oman’s capital, Muscat, an official delegation headed by Ansar Allah, met with Omani and European officials to negotiate de-escalation and humanitarian assistance in Yemen. Meanwhile,[…]

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Yemen could be the Arab hub of the Maritime Silk Road

By Pepe Escobar, published on The Cradle, November 21, 2021 First, coercing it into ‘structural reform.’ When that didn’t work, they instrumentalized takfiri mercenaries. They infiltrated and manipulated the Muslim Brotherhood, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), ISIS. They used US drones and occasional marines. And then, in 2015, they went Total Warfare: a UN-backed rogue coalition started bombing and[…]

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UN Human Rights Council Action Silences Yemeni Human Rights Victims

by Kathy Kelly, published on The Progressive,  October 13, 2021 Monday, October 11, marked the official closure of the U.N. Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen (also known as the Group of Experts or GEE). For nearly four years, this investigative group examined alleged human rights abuses suffered by Yemenis whose basic rights to food, shelter, safety, health care and[…]

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Yemeni FM Condemns IMF Decision to Disburse Millions in COVID $$ to Govt in Exile

by NewsDesk, published in The Cradle, August 31, 2021 The Foreign Minister of Yemen’s National Salvation Government (NSG) condemned the decision by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 30 August to disburse $665 million worth of emergency reserves to the Saudi-backed parallel administration led by ousted President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi. In a letter addressed to the IMF Managing Director,[…]

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The Imperialist War in Yemen

by Yanis Iqbal, published on Countercurrents, April 24, 2021 Sometimes we need to remind ourselves of the basics underlying a situation as they get lost in the ongoing reporting. [JB] During a House hearing held on April 21, 2021, US Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking grossly misrepresented the imperialist war in the country. He remarked: “With regard to the[…]

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