Jason Ditz is a writer for AntiWar.com.
Yemen
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Saudis Pound Yemen After Houthis’ Truce Offer

Officially, Saudi Arabia expressed surprise and a little caution over Friday’s offer by Yemen’s Houthi movement of a joint truce. The weekend, however, left little doubt as to the Saudi answer to this overture. At least 27 Saudi airstrikes were reported against targets in northern Yemen in just the last 24 hours. The Houthis described the Read More…

Israel
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Israeli Military Kills Four Gazans, Claims ‘Large-Scale Attack’ Thwarted

On Saturday, the Israeli military killed four Palestinians along the Gaza Strip border. The four were armed with AK-47 rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, and bolt cutters. Israel’s military presented it as a “large-scale terror attack.” It’s not clear what group the four attackers were with. Israeli troops fired at them first, killing all four. One threw a Read More…

BDS
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House Overwhelmingly Passes Anti-BDS Bill

In a 398-17 vote, the House of Representatives on Tuesday passed H. Res 246, a bill which expresses opposition to the BDS movement targeting Israel. The language of the bill presents BDS as contrary to US policy, and claims that BDS is harmful to the two-state solution that the US supports.  BDS, which stands for Boycott, Divestment, Read More…

Syria
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U.S. Calls For German Troops in Syria

U.S. Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey has asked Germany to send in military personnel to replace U.S. troops to assist the Kurdish led Syrian-Democratic Forces (SDF) in the fight against terrorists. “We want ground troops from Germany to partially replace our soldiers,” Jeffrey told German press in Berlin on Friday. Jeffrey was in Berlin seeking Read More…