60 Minutes Imagines a Different War in Yemen

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by Derek Davison The November 19 episode of the CBS News program 60 Minutes devoted its first segment to covering the humanitarian atrocity taking place in Yemen. Or rather, it devoted its first segment to covering a fictional crisis loosely… Continue Reading  

Saudi Arabia’s Stranglehold on Yemen Condemns Thousands to Die in Coming Weeks

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	In Al-Qaflah district there are four IDPs camps (271 households) -  most of the IDPs are from Sa’adah.  Oxfam are providing IDPs in Al-Qaflah camp with water, latrines, food vouchers, hygiene kit, cleaning tools, awareness sessions and cash transfer.

by Scott Paul What happens when the world’s largest humanitarian crisis takes a dramatic turn for the worse?  A catastrophe of astonishing proportions is unfolding before our eyes as Yemen’s Houthi-controlled territory is sealed off and suffocated. Today, the international community… Continue Reading  

Saudi Claims to Ease Yemen Blockade a Cruel Fiction

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by Kristine Beckerle Saudi Arabia today attempted to sell its changes to the full blockade on all Yemen land, air, and sea ports as concrete humanitarian progress today. They aren’t.

NGOs Back End to America’s Undeclared War in Yemen

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by Derek Davison In addition to its ongoing campaign against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the United States has been instrumental in enabling Saudi Arabia’s effort to reinstall Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, whom rebels drove out of… Continue Reading  

A Vote This Week Could End U.S. Role In Yemen War

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by Kate Kizer and William D. Hartung Yemen is in the midst of one of the greatest humanitarian disasters in modern times, and the United States and its allies in Saudi Arabia bear a large part of the responsibility. A… Continue Reading