Yemen
Foreign Policy Human Rights Top News War Crimes World

Report: 1 In 3 Deaths Caused By US Drone Strikes This Year In Yemen Were Civilians

While AQAP has benefitted from U.S. “counterterrorism” policies in the country, Yemen’s civilians have found little to no reprieve, as they are either targets of the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war in Western Yemen or targeted by drone strikes in the areas of Yemen under coalition control. SANA’A, YEMEN — At least one third of those killed by Read More…

Yemen
Foreign Policy Human Rights Propaganda Social Engineering Top News War Crimes World

Yemeni War Deaths Have Been Underestimated By 5 To 1 – Total Deaths in Yemen Top More Than 100,000

Civilian casualties in the three-year horror in Yemen has been vastly underestimated by mainstream organizations, reports Nicolas Davies. An NGO responsible for reporting on war deaths in Yemen has acknowledged that it has underestimated the casualties in the three-year-old conflict by at least five to one. Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project had originally estimated Read More…

Yemen
Foreign Policy Human Rights Top News War Crimes World

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…

Gaza
Foreign Policy Human Rights Top News War Crimes World

Dozens Of Palestinian Killed And Injured During New Wave Of Protests In Gaza Strip (Video)

The Ministry of Heath of Palestine announced that 5 civilians were killed and 85 others were injured by the Israeli military during a new wave of protests in the Gaza Strip on October 26. According to Palestinian sources, the protestors were targets with sniper rifles and tear gas. The new wave of protests was organized Read More…

Yemen
Article of the week Foreign Policy Human Rights Top News War Crimes World

24 Civilians, Including Children, Killed In Yemen By US-Backed Saudi/UAE Airstrikes With US-Made Bombs

Reports coming in from Hussain Albukhaiti on the ground in Yemen are confirming that 21 civilian lives have been taken due to a US-backed airstrike on Okra Okro farm in Beit al-Faqih, East Hodeida, and 3 more civilians including a child were killed with a US-made MK 82 bomb in Hodeida City. While the majority Read More…

saudi
Foreign Policy Human Rights Top News War Crimes World

Civilian Death Toll Keeps Mounting As Saudi Coalition Targets Cars Traveling Yemen’s Roads

Saudi and UAE bombardment has destroyed at least 421,911 houses, 930 mosques, 888 schools, 327 hospitals and health facilities, and 38 media organizations, while also halting the operation of 4,500 schools and leaving more than 4 million people internally displaced. YEMEN — At least seven Yemeni civilians were killed on Sunday when Saudi-led coalition aircraft targeted Read More…