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Lawmakers, Peace Groups Team Up to Block ‘Disturbing’ US-Saudi Arms Deal

The deal was announced while Congress was in recess, giving them little time to debate it before the 30-day window closes, CODEPINK noted. Anti-war advocates are launching an 11th-hour bid to stop U.S. Congress from approving a $1.15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia in its fight against Houthi rebels in Yemen, which was announced Read More…

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Pentagon Quietly Admits to Deploying Troops to Yemen, Under Cover of Captain America Film

As Americans swarmed theaters on Friday, setting record-breaking sales to watch Captain America; Civil War, without warning or fanfare — much less, debate — the Pentagon announced ground troops have already been deployed in Yemen, ostensibly to reinforce the ongoing battle against al-Qaeda in the war-ravaged country. In fact, as typical for modern undeclared ‘warfare,’ Pentagon official Read More…

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US Backing Saudi-Led War Crimes Against Civilians In Yemen

Yemen — Ramping up a bombing campaign the U.N. believes might constitute war crimes, the Saudi-led, U.S.-allied coalition carried out a number of airstrikes in Yemen that left over 200 people dead. Late Tuesday, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook announced the U.S. had bombed an al-Qaeda affiliate group’s“training camp,” killing “dozens” of people, the Guardian reported. Al-Qaeda Read More…

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Using US Arms, Saudi Arabia Just Bombed a Busy Market Killing Dozens of Children

Hajjah Province, Yemen — Tragic reports are now flooding out of Yemen’s Hajjah Province after Saudi warplanes launched a massive missile strike on a crowded marketplace, leaving anywhere from 40 to 107 innocent civilians dead so far. Yemen’s al-Masirah TV reported on Tuesday that a busy restaurant adjacent to the al-Khamis market was also targeted Read More…