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UN Envoy Urges Halt to ‘Alarming Military Escalation’ in Yemen

Skip to content Sudden spike in violence across frontlines threatens indirect peace talks The UN special envoy for Yemen has urged a halt to the “alarming military escalation” in fighting between the Saudi-led military coalition and Houthi Shiite rebels. Martin Griffiths warned the UN Security Council at a closed meeting that the recent drastic escalation…

Mike Lee: Soleimani Strike a ‘Big Victory’ for Safety of American People

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) on Friday cheered the United States’ military strike against Iranian top military commander Qasem Soleimani as a victory for the safety of the American people. “The death of Qasem Soleimani is a big victory for the safety of the American people,” Sen. Lee said in a statement. “As always, I am…

Sudan’s Withdrawal From Yemen Is Part Of Its Alignment With The U.S.

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored Paul Antonopoulos, Research Fellow at the Center for Syncretic Studies… In an October article, I made the argument that Yemen has become Saudi Arabia’s “Vietnam” because despite their technological, demographical and economical advantage over Yemen, it has completely failed to break the Yemeni resistance, headed by the Houthi-led Ansarullah Movement. Although “Saudi…

Yemen Rivals Sign Power-Sharing Deal

Move described as vital step toward achieving peace in region United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths on Tuesday welcomed the signing of a power-sharing agreement between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council, saying the accord marks a vital step toward achieving peace in the country.“I congratulate the Government of Yemen and…

Saudi Arabia considers major geopolitical pivot to save dying Kingdom (Video)

RT CrossTalk host Peter Lavelle and The Duran’s Alex Christoforou discuss the PBS Frontline documentary with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who for the first time, discusses the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. MBS is on the ropes as his vicious war in Yemen is imploding, with more attacks on Saudi Arabia and its…

Yemen Houthis continue to shock Saudi military (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the video footage and statement from Yemen Houthis on Sunday claiming a major attack on Saudi Arabia was launched in August that killed or wounded 500 soldiers with thousands of others surrendering. Yahya Saree, a Houthi military spokesman, described an ambush on the Saudi forces as…

Three Saudi Brigades Annihilated in Devastating Houthi Offensive in Saudi Arabia

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation: Many may have hitherto been led to believe that the Houthis were a ragtag armed force lacking in sophistication. Many, seeing the drone and missile attacks on Saudi oil plants, may have declared it to be a false-flag attack carried out by Riyadh to boost Aramco’s…

Attack on Saudi Aramco facilities exposes MbS weakness, as flotation to save Kingdom jeopardized...

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the recent press conference given by Saudi Arabia where the Kingdom revealed “evidence” that the Aramco attacks were “unquestionably sponsored” by Iran. Fallout from Saudi Arabia’s ability to defend their most prized asset now has MbS considering a push back of Aramco’s flotation as investors now…

Pompeo blames Iran for drone attack on Saudi oil facilities, Senator Graham urges US...

Via RT… A drone attack on Saudi oil facilities claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels prompted Washington to blame Tehran, with US warhawk, Senator Lindsey Graham, calling for a strike against Iran. The smoke from the huge fires at the world’s largest oil processing plant caused by the strike had barely dissipated when officials in Washington …

Yemen drones hit Saudi oil sites

Via The AP… Drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels attacked the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and another major oil field Saturday, sparking huge fires at a vulnerable chokepoint for global energy supplies. It remained unclear hours later whether anyone was injured at the Abqaiq oil processing facility and the Khurais oil…

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