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US Support For Saudi in Yemen Conflict “Unbreakable”

The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (SCFA) on Thursday held its first hearing on the Yemen conflict, discussing a way to end the war and ease the humanitarian crisis while maintaining US interests. Republican Senator Bob Corker, chair of the SCFA, began the meeting by saying that Yemen, whose ...

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Yemeni forces pound Saudi positions with artillery shells

Yemeni forces pound Saudi positions with artillery shells

The Yemeni army and allied fighters from the Popular Committees have attacked two military bases inside Saudi Arabia, killing at least one Saudi soldier and injuring scores of others.   One of the artillery attacks was launched against Saudi positions in Makhrooq area of Jizan province, in which one soldier was killed and ...

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Oman breaks from GCC on Yemen conflict

Saudi Arabia marshaled a seemingly impressive coalition for its air war on Yemen. In addition to its Sunni allies in the Gulf, Riyadh roped in partners ranging from Sudan to Morocco, and even far-off Senegal. However, one ally of the kingdom is sitting out the war: Oman. Indeed, Oman is ...

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French president voices support for Saudi war on Yemen

French President Francois Hollande has expressed support for Saudi Arabia’s brutal military aggression against Yemen a day after Paris sold 6.3-billion-euro (USD-seven-billion) worth of fighter jets to Qatar. Addressing a meeting of the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC) on Tuesday, the French leader said the Riyadh regime could count on ...

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Ansarullah Seizes Saudi Missiles, Tanks Bound for Terrorists in Yemen

Ansarullah leaders announced the seizure of a large number of Saudi tanks and missiles sent to the Al-Qaeda and pro-Hadi forces in Yemen. “Saudi Arabia has been sending weapons to the terrorists since months before starting the military aggression against Yemen,” Ali Mohsen al-Buraimi told FNA on Sunday. “With the ...

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Iran Summons Saudi Envoy over Riyadh’s Blocking Yemen Aid

The Iranian foreign ministry summoned the Saudi charge d’affaires in Tehran on Thursday to protest against the Arab country’s continued blocking of Iran’s cargo planes carrying humanitarian and medical aid to Yemen. During the meeting, an Iranian foreign ministry official described the Saudi fighter jets’ move as unacceptable and against ...

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Yemeni rebels demand government resignation

Thousands of Zaidi rebels marched through a provincial capital in northern Yemen on Friday to demand the resignation of the central government, which they accused of corruption, witnesses said. With many toting assault rifles and accompanied by vehicles mounted with rocket launchers, they chanted “down with the corrupt government,” as ...

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