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Trump threatens to strike 52 Iranian targets including cultural sites

Washington D.C – Trump, in a series of tweets on Saturday, reacted to threats from the Iranian leadership of “revenge” for Soleimani’s assassination. The US president responded with criminal rhetoric towards Tehran, warning of a possible strike on “52 Iranian sites” including sites of cultural importance to Iranians. ….targeted 52 Iranian sites (representing the 52 […]

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MAJOR: Reports – Saudis Kidnap 17 Yemeni Fishermen

Sana’a reports the following – FRN SANA’A/RIYADH – Yemen censured the arbitrary detention and torture of more than a dozen Yemeni fishermen at the hands of Saudi military forces and Saudi-sponsored militiamen loyal to former Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi. The ministry of fish wealth, in a statement released on Friday, announced that Saudi […]

LAOS: Ghastly Legacy of American ‘Freedom and Democracy’ (VIDEO)

VIENTIANE – The American bombing of Laos, which lasted full 9 years (1964-1973), was part of a CIA operation to seize power from the Soviet Union-affiliated Pathet Lao movement. Formally a neutral country during the Cold War, Laos unwillingly became part of a global confrontation between the USSR and the US. Per capita, more explosives […]

WAR CRIMES: 80,000 Yemeni Children Suffer from Persistent Trauma, Psychological Disorders

SANA’A – Yemen’s Ministry of Human Rights warned that the ongoing Saudi-led military onslaught against the impoverished and conflict-ridden Arab country has taken a heavy toll on Yemeni children’s mental wellbeing, saying tens of thousands of minors suffer from persistent trauma and psychological disorders. It announced in a report published on Saturday that almost five […]

Yemeni Army Warns Saudi-Led Coalition Against Further Hudaydah Truce Violations

SANA’A – The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces warned against the continued violation of a UN-backed agreement signed between representatives from the Houthi Ansarullah movement and the Riyadh-sponsored government of ex-President, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, in Sweden last year, saying such infringements have led to the deaths and injuries of hundreds of civilians. Brigadier General […]

Saudis Starving Yemenis to Death: Over Dozen Yemen-bound Ships Carrying Fuel, Food Impounded in Saudi Port

RIYADH – A Yemeni maritime official said the Saudi-led coalition has impounded more than a dozen ships carrying energy derivatives and food destined for the conflict-plagued and impoverished Arab country, despite the fact the vessels had earlier acquired necessary permits from the United Nations. The unnamed official at Hudaydah port told Al-Masirah television network on […]

US Announces Pardons for Soldiers Accused of War Crimes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – US President Donald Trump moved to issue at least two pardons to US military service members involved in multiple cases associated with charges of war crimes. The commander-in-chief granted Army Maj. Mathew L. Golsteyn and Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance clemency and restored the rank of Special Warfare Operator Chief Edward Gallagher early […]