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  • US, EU and the covert drone war in Yemen

    , by AL-MUTAWAKEL Radhya

    Death surrounds us in Yemen. Since March 2015, airstrikes from the Saudi-led coalition have led to the death of more than 800 civilians in 95 incidents, as documented here. But the ongoing civil war is not the only violence we fear. The United States’ covert drone war in Yemen - at least 15 (...)

  • Omar Mohammed Batawil: Yemeni youth accused of atheism shot dead

    , by Al-Baba

    Omar Mohammed Batawil: abducted in front of his home in Aden. Youth shot dead after complaints about Facebook postings.
    Omar Mohammed Batawil
    Takfeer in Yemen
    Can’t stop thinking about Omar who was killed two days ago by a fanatic religious group because he dared to challenge one of the trio (...)

  • On the situation in Yemen: A Joint statement by Revolutionary Marxist and Socialist Organizations in the Region

    , by Al Mounadil-a, LGO, Revolutionary Left (Syria), Revolutionary Socialists, Socialist Forum, Union of Communists

    Statement by Revolutionary Marxist Organizations in the Arab Region on Yemen April 2, 2015
    At midnight, between March 26 and 27, 2015, warplanes belonging to ten Arab and Muslim (Pakistan) countries, led by Saudi Arabia, launched a raid Yemen, under the pretext of dealing with the (...)

  • Yemen’s Southern Question: Avoiding a Breakdown

    , by ICG

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    Yemen is at a critical juncture. Its six-month National Dialogue Conference (NDC) was to have closed on 18 September, ushering in constitution drafting, a constitutional referendum and new elections. The timetable has slipped, and, though no end date has (...)

  • Yemen: A deal to protect a dictator

    , by WHITEHOUSE David

    David Whitehouse reports on a U.S.-supported attempt to ease Yemen’s dictator from power—but to protect him from any responsibility for his many crimes.
    THE OIL monarchies of the Persian Gulf have stepped in to broker a deal for Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Saleh would leave finally (...)

  • Yémen: Another Middle East tyrant at the brink

    , by WHITEHOUSE David

    David Whitehouse analyzes a struggle that may be about to topple Yemen’s dictator.
    A YOUTH revolt based around Sanaa University in Yemen’s capital has spearheaded a nationwide movement that is on the verge of bringing down another U.S.-backed strongman, Ali Abdullah Saleh.
    The continued (...)

  • Are Yemen’s protests going to bring another revolution?

    , by KASINOF Laura

    Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Yemen’s capital of Sanaa. But they appear to be pushing democratic reforms more than Tunisia-style revolution.
    Sanaa, Yemen
    Two days after Yemen’s political opposition called for a national uprising against the leadership of President Ali Abdullah (...)

  • Unhappy Yemen

    , by ALI Tariq

    I left for Yemen as Obama was insisting that ‘large chunks’ of the country were ‘not fully under government control’, after Senator Joseph Lieberman had cheerfully announced that it was a suitable target for war and occupation. The sad underwear bomber who tried to blow up the Amsterdam flight on (...)

  • The Election Yemen Was Supposed to Have

    , by JOHNSEN Gregory D.

    It was supposed to be the election that changed everything. The “90 percent presidency,” wherein the incumbent of 28 years won successive terms in office by laughably large margins, would be relegated to the past. Instead, a more credible accounting of the popular will would prove to Western (...)

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