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True Yemen Death Toll Five Times Higher Than Previous Estimate, Researchers Say

At least 56,000 people have been killed in armed violence in Yemen since January 2016, according to data collected by an independent research group, a tally that is more than five times higher than previously reported. The new figure encompasses the deaths of both combatants and civilians in Yemen between January 2016 and 20 October Read More…

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US Airstrike Kills 12 Civilians In Afghanistan, Mostly Children

On Sunday night in Afghanistan’s central Wardak Province, a US airstrike destroyed three homes next to one another, killing all within. This killed 12 civilians, including 10 children under the age of 15 and two adult women. Villagers from the area say they believe the attack was intended to hit a Taliban-run prison full of detainees, Read More…

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US-Backed War Risks Killing An ‘Entire Generation’ Of Yemeni Children

More than five million children are at risk of famine in Yemen as the ongoing war causes food and fuel prices to soar across the country, charity Save the Children warned on Wednesday. Disruption to supplies coming through the embattled Red Sea port city of Hodeidah could “cause starvation on an unprecedented scale”, the British Read More…

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Another Coalition Strike On Yemen Civilian Bus Occurs The Same Day US Affirms It Stands By Saudis

Just as the U.S. in typical fashion continues lecturing countries like Syria, Russia, and Iran over severe human rights violations, including allegations of everything from launching barrel bomb strikes on civilian areas in Idlib to chemical weapons attacks to sensational spy poisoning ops in the U.K., the Saudi-US coalition in Yemen has attacked another bus full of children Read More…

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Saudi Arabia Admits Killing Civilians In Yemen

Saudi Arabia yesterday admitted killing civilians in Yemen for the second time this month, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The killings were made in an attack on 23 August on a vehicle in southern Hudaydah, killing some 26 women and children. “According to the results of the comprehensive review… there might have been collateral damage and civilian Read More…

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Saudi Coalition Promises To Investigate Airstrike That Killed Nearly 50 Kids

The Saudi-led coalition attacking Yemen has promised that they will carry out an investigation following Thursday’s attack in the Saada Province. In the strike, Saudi warplanes attacked a school bus outside of a crowded marketplace, killing at least 50, mostly children. The coalition says they are “firmly committed to investigating all claims regarding mistakes or violations of Read More…